Previous AARE Conferences

2018 Conference - University of Sydney

This year's conference was a wonderful success with researchers from from a range of countries including Canada, Chile, China, Denmark, Fiji, Finland, Hong Kong, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom, and United States. These international delegates join a large contingent of Australian researchers bringing the total number of attendees to approximately 850 people.

Keynote Speaker Marilyn Cochran Smith

Reclaiming Teacher Education Accountability for the Democratic Project: Now More Than Ever

Keynote Speaker  Gawaian Bodkin Andrews

 Researching and storying in the in-between space: people not politics

Keynote speaker Professor Valerie Harwood, Dr Anthony McKnight

 Doing diversity differently: multicultural education for a culturally complex world

Presidential Address Professor Annette Woods

Are we there yet? Research with and for teachers and children and the possibilities of schooling in a complex world.

To view the 2018 Radford Lecture  

The Preconference PGS/ECR workshop



Keynote speaker

Yvette Taylor University of Strathclyde

Dangerous Education: The occupational hazards of teaching queerly

Keynote speaker

Nerida Blair Australian Catholic University

Researching and storying in the in-between space: people not politics

Keynote speaker

Greg Noble Western Sydney University

Doing diversity differently: multicultural education for a culturally complex world

2017 PGS and ECR preconference workshop


Keynote Speaker

Peter Anderson Monash University

New challenges and opportunities for Indigenous education and research in the post-imperial world

Keynote Speaker

Becky Francis UCL-Institute of Education (IOE)

The hegemony and consequences of segregation by attainment in schooling,

Keynote Speaker

Jenny Gore University of Newcastle

Reconciling educational research traditions

AARE Presidential Address

Martin Mills University of Queensland

Educational research that has an impact: ‘Be realistic, demand the impossible’

Research in Education Network Presentation

Angela Ferguson, Department of Education and Training, Queensland Liliana Ructtinger and Rob Stevens, Department of Education, NSW Shani Prendergast, Catholic Education Melbourne Tiffany Roos, Association of Independent Schools, NSW Zoran Endekov, Departm

Enhancing the educational research-practice nexus 


AARE 2016 REN research paper

2016 PGS and ECR Workshop


Keynote Speaker

Dr Lyn Henderson Yates

Knowledge, Identity and the Doctoral Phase: Science Knowledge and science careers today

Keynote Speaker

Professor Deevia Bhana

Gender and childhood sexualities in the South: agency and vulnerability


Keynote Speaker

Elizabeth Adams St.Pierre

Post Qualitative Inquiry

PowerPoint presentation

Keynote Speaker

David Hogan

“East Asian” Pedagogy and Metaphysical Anxiety: Whence Singapore? Whither Australia?

PowerPoint presentation

NZARE Herbison

Graham Smith

Transforming Research: The Emerging Kaupapa Māori Research Context in Aotearoa / NZ

Paper from presentation


Keynote Speaker

Ian Buchanan and Taylor Webb


Keynote Speaker

David Berliner