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Theory Workshops 

To see the Theory Workshops available for 2018
 Scholarships are available. For more information

AARE invites early career researchers and higher degree research students to attend one (or more) weekend/s of research/theory workshops, which are organised collaboratively with the universities that provide the venue.

The workshops provide opportunities for participants:

  • to be immersed in theory
  • to consider how theory applies to their research
  • to engage in discussions with – and to learn from – experienced researchers/experts in the field.

Workshops generally follow a similar format but this can change. Please see the program of the individual workshop you plan to attend:

Friday evening: (beginning 5pm): Welcome and plenary session.

Saturday: Two concurrent workshop sessions.


AARE Quantitative Research Methodology Summit 2018 - Registration closed. 

We are pleased to announce the “AARE Quantitative Research Methodology Summit 2018”.
This is your opportunity to access a range of international experts and topics ranging from introductory to complex, rarely available in Australia, and never at this greatly subsidised cost. The target audience for the Summit is those seeking to become more familiar with quantitative methods in educational research - whether university students/staff or researchers in other organisations.

A related opportunity for participants is the invitation to submit an EOI to publish one of six empirical articles in a 2020 Special Issue of the AARE Journal, Australian Educational Researcher (AER), ‘Quantitative Methodology and Analysis for Survey Research in Education’.

For further information on the special issue .

Dates and Venues

Workshop Series 1: Wednesday July 11 - Friday July 13, 2018 at Monash University, Clayton campus, in Melbourne
Workshop Series 2: Friday November 30 - Saturday December 1, 2018 at The University of Sydney

Places are limited to 30 participants for Workshop 1, and 20 participants for Workshop 2.



These specialist workshops are offered to you at an extremely low price, thanks to presenters volunteering their expertise.
• The cost for the entire series is only $80 for students and $100 for academics.
• AARE members enjoy a discounted rate for the entire series of $40 for students and $65 for academics (lunch, morning/afternoon tea included)!
• You also have the option to register for only one workshop series (Melbourne or Sydney) if you would prefer to do so.

The costs for AARE members are $35 for academics and $25 for students; for non-members these would be $50 and $40 respectively.

Registration Closed Booked out


Sunday: One session of concurrent workshops, plus a final session with all presenters

(concludes early afternoon).


AARE Refund Policy

AARE has developed a refund policy that will apply to events provided by AARE. This policy will not cover the AARE Annual Conference as this event has its own Refund Policy. Policy




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