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Ms Beth Picton

Associate Professor (Education) & PGCAP Programme Director

BA(Hons) MSc FCCA SFHEA AssocCIPD


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Associate Professor (Education) & PGCAP Programme Director in the Durham Centre for Academic Development (DCAD)  
Associate Professor in the Business SchoolR208 

Biography

Beth joined the Business School in 2015 following a position as a Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Northumbria University. She is Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants as well as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and enjoyed a successful accounting career in the not-for-profit sector in Northern Ireland.

A Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Beth has taught on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules. Her experience as a finance manager in social housing, local government and the charities sector provides a solid base for her teaching in accounting, finance and management.

From 2021 Beth is acting as the Faculty Lead for Athena SWAN, focussing on gender equality in the Business School. She is also leading a Curriculum Reform project in the Department of Accounting revising the hugely successful BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance programme.

Beth is a member of the Executive Board of the British Accounting and Finance Association’s Accounting Education Group. She has successfully organised their annual conference and in 2021 took the whole conference online with great success.

Beth also contributes back to the Accounting Profession by regulating it sitting as a Disciplinary Committee Member for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Mini Biography

Beth joined the Business School in 2015 from Northumbria University. She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. A Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Beth has taught on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules. Her experience as a finance manager in social housing, local government and the charities sector provides a solid base for her teaching in accounting, finance and management.

Research interests

  • Pedagogic Practice
  • Accounting Ethics Education

Research groups