Previously Funded SIG Projects

2018 Competitive Grants Awarded

Congratulations to the following SIGs for their successful applications for Competitive Grants in the 2018/2019 SIG Round:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Research - $5,000

Contact/Convenor: Dr Melitta Hogarth

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Research SIG reaching out to our Maori counterparts as part of NZARE to submit a joint symposium for this year's conference. To continue building and supporting HDR students, we are proposing providing a bursary for up to 4 PhD students working with the 4 academics joining us in the Symposium to attend the Conference.

Education Theory and Philosophy - $5,000

Contact/Convenor: Dr Steven Stolz

The Education Theory and Philosophy SIG will undertake a one-day symposium open to academics and the wider educational community, with national and international speakers. A formal book proposal will be developed, provisional title: The Body, Embodiment, and Education.

Motivation and Learning - $5,000

Contact/Convenor: Dr Emma Burns

The Motivation and Learning SIG will run an invited a speaker session with Professor Judith Harackiewicz from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to be held at the AARE Annual Conference.

Post Structural Theory and Gender, Sexualities and Cultural Studies - Joint submission - $10,000

Contact/Convenor: Dr Melissa Wolfe

Professor Emma Renold is Professor in Childhood Studies at the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University, Wales. She will be invited to speak at the Annual Conference.

Qualitative Research Methodologies and Early Childhood - Joint submission - $4,956

Contact/Convenor: Louise Phillips.

Funds will bring Professor Elizabeth Quintero to Sydney to present in Research, through with and as Storying symposium at AARE Conference 2018, Sydney University.

Sociocultural Activity Theory - $5,000

Contact/Convenor: Jenny Martin.

David Kellogg
Joce Nuttall
Peter Renshaw
Nikolai Veresov
Judith MacCallum
John Cripps Clark

The Sociocultural Activity Theory SIG will run an AARE/ISCAR Summer School is a five-day retreat modelled on the Russian ISCAR Summer School tradition.

Sociology of Education - $5,000

Contact/Convenor: Dr Babak Dadvand

The SIG will host a two-day workshop on Open Access, Data Sharing and Archiving of Qualitative Research. This builds on a program of work undertaken by Julie McLeod, Kate Connor and Nicole Davis and colleagues at the University of Melbourne, with the support of the ARC, e-Scholarship at Melbourne University and the Australian Data Archive.

Teacher Education and Research Innovation - $5,000

Contact/Convenor: Dr Thi Kim Anh Dang

The SIG will run a one-day symposium, with Professor Ken Zeichner from the University of Washington (USA). The title for the proposed symposium is ‘Crossing Boundaries in Teacher Education: Promoting Collaboration and Partnerships’.

Technology and Learning - $5,000

Contact/Convenor: Dr Ulla Freihofner

A workshop, titled Using Data and Analytics to support technology-enhanced learning will offer educators methods to go beyond conventional approaches and widen their tool kit to overcome challenges involved with meeting the needs and expectations of modern learners.