Each year AARE is invited to send a representative symposia to the British Educational Research Association (BERA) and the American Educational Research Association (AERA).
Purpose: Such symposia are intended to showcase the quality of Australian education research and the selected symposium team should see themselves as ambassadors of AARE.
Details of the funding
Funding round: annual for each conference
Applications due: varies, please refer to the call for applications notice
Status of funding round: BERA open for 2021
Amount: Up to $1,000 per presenting group.
Number available: One per relevant conference
Participants receiving the funding must be financial members of AARE at the time of receiving the reimbursement. Payment will happen after the conference has been held.
Previous successful applicants
Symposium title: ‘Children, Young People, Spirituality and Religion: Education and Diversity’
Lead: Mary Lou Rasmussen
Paper 1: What’s the relationship between sexual freedom, religious freedom, and education: The perspectives of Australia’s Gen Zs
Professor Mary Lou Rasmussen, Australian National University, Associate Professor Andrew Singleton, Deakin University, Dr Anna Halafoff, Deakin University, Professor Emeritus Gary Bouma, Monash University
Paper 2: Beyond the Sacred and the Secular: Mapping the diverse the worldviews of Australia’s teenagers
Associate Professor Andrew Singleton, Deakin University, Professor Mary Lou Rasmussen, Australian National University, Dr Anna Halafoff, Deakin University, =Professor Emeritus Gary Bouma, Monash University
Paper 3: Everyday Material and Visual Cultures of Religion: Faith-Based Belonging Beyond Ideology
Professor Anna Hickey-Moody, RMIT,
Professor Valarie Harwood, University of Sydney