What #AARE2021 meant to me: identity, community, disruption, hope

By Pat Norman

AARE Conference Wrap: in the shadow of the virus, AARE2021 shines a light (header image from the Acknowledgement

How our messy research journey survived floods, fires and COVID19

By Wendy Taggart

See this presentation in real time today (December 2, 2021) in the Schools and Education Systems SIG at

‘Act more normal’: what happens now to gender diverse kids at school

By Tania Ferfolja, Emily Gray, Victoria Rawlings and Jacqueline Ullman

From GSCS SIG Symposium: Exploring sexuality and gender diversity throughout school communities: Students, parents and educators Where schools

How to recognise an attack of the zombie (data)

By Jennifer Clutterbuck and Rafaan Daliri-Ngametua

​​The authors are presenting their research on recognising ‘Zombie Data’ across its lifecycle in education systems at the AARE conference today PPIE SIG 3 Concurrent Session 5 “We collect it [the data] all throughout the year and I’ve never actually seen what happens with it. Where does it go and what is it used for?”

How to reimagine research for self-determined Indigenous futures

By Nikki Moodie

An excerpt from Associate Professor Nikki Moodie’s keynote, opening the 2021 AARE conference on Monday November 29. Indigenous

How strong schools became the backbone of the juggle struggle

By Raechel Johns and Rebecca English

When state premiers came out and said that schools were going to close in March of 2020, there

Who stands to benefit? We all need to know

By Emma Rowe

Some of the richest and most powerful individuals and corporations in Australia are involved in educational philanthropy –

How to bridge the teacher and academic divide online

By Steven Kolber and Keith Heggart

The Problem & the Proposal  One of the most widely accepted facts in education is that teachers and

One powerful way to beat the trauma of school transition with joy and fun

By Michael Anderson and Peter O'Connor

On the Monday post lockdown, schools again reverberated with the sounds of all their kids in the playground. In this pandemic much has changed but perhaps none more than schools and the work of teachers. For many parents, teachers and students there will be justifiable anxiety about what students have missed out on. There will

The truth about Terra Nullius and why First Nations people say Tudge is wrong to say we need optimism

By Olivia Johnston, Libby Jackson-Barrett and Christine Cunningham

Australia’s federal Minister for Education, Alan Tudge, will not endorse the  draft national curriculum for secondary teachers of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS) because  the changes are “overly negative”and could teach kids a hatred of their Country” (ABC 2021).   But from a First Nations perspective, the time has come to speak the truth about what