Radford Lecture


Since 1978 one of the plenary lectures given at each AARE annual conference has been designated the Radford Lecture, as a memorial to the late, distinguished educationist Dr William (Bill) Radford.

Each year's Lecturer is a distinguished figure in an area relevant to educational research, who is especially invited by the Association to give the Lecture. Each year, the conference makes a presentation to the Radford Lecturer, and since 1984 the Lecture has been subsequently published in The Australian Educational Researcher (links accessed through member log in).


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AARE President Debra Hayes presenting the Radford Lecture Award to Professor Peter Renshaw

Professor Peter Renshaw University of Queensland

Feeling for the Anthropocene: Education Futures and the Places of Living Justice


Associate Professor Georgina Barton presenting the Radford Lecture award to Professor Jo Anne Reid

Professor Jo-Anne Reid Charles Sturt University

What's Good Enough? Teacher Education and the Practice Challenge

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