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: AERA open for 2020

Amount: Up to $5,000 per presenting group

Number available: One per relevant conference

Submission form

Previous successful applicants

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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