Representative Symposia Scholarship

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. 

Please see the guidelines for more information about applying for these grants

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. 

Submission form

Previous successful applicants

AERA 2021

Symposium title: 'Framing a program of research with/for/of the digital child in a digital era'

Presenting and non-presenting authors

Chair

Professor Susan Danby, Queensland University of Technology

Discussant

Professor Annette Woods, Queensland University of Technology

Presenters

Introduction

Professor Susan Danby, Queensland University of Technology 

 

Paper 1: Fostering critical media literacy with young children

Professor Michael Dezuanni, Queensland University of Technology - 

Ms. Amanda Levido, PhD candidate, Digital Media Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology 

 

Paper 2: Children, Videogames, Self-Determination and Wellbeing

Professor Daniel Johnson, Queensland University of Technology 

Professor Peta Wyeth, Queensland University of Technology 

Dr Selen Türkay, Queensland University of Technology 

Dr Kellie Vella, Queensland University of Technology 

Dr Mitchell McEwan, Queensland University of Technology 

 

Paper 3: Designing a Technology Space for young children: A design-based project

Dr Christina Chalmers, Queensland University of Technology 

Professor Annette Woods, Queensland University of Technology 

 

Sympos

 

 

AERA 2019

Symposium title: ‘Children, Young People, Spirituality and Religion: Education and Diversity’

Lead: Mary Lou Rasmussen

Papers: 

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,

Discussant:

Professor Valarie Harwood, University of Sydney  

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