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Theory Workshops

The AARE theory workshops are held in different locations across Australia each year and they provide opportunities for novice researchers to be immersed in theory, to consider how theory applies to their research, to learn from expert researchers, and to network with experienced researchers as well as other novice researchers.

Scholarships are available.

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South Australia Theory Workshop

The next Theory Workshop will be held at the University of South Australia on Friday 6 October to Sunday 8 October. Program details to follow. Registration will open soon.

AARE Theory Workshop, June 16-17, 2017

This workshop was hosted by Southern Cross University, Gold Coast Campus

Approximately 30 people attended. 

This AARE Theory Workshop was organised and held in conjunction with two AARE Special Interest Groups: Qualitative Research Methodologies SIG and Arts Education Practice Research.
These two SIGs collaborated with success on an application for a AARE competitive grant to bring to Australia Professor Rita L. Irwin, an expert in Arts Based Education from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Slides from the Wabi-sabi workshop

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Qualitative Research Methodologies and Arts Education Practice and Research SIG Members Pricing

The AARE Special Interest Group day is being held free of charge, with the cost to attend day two of the Theory Workshop $100. To register for only day two of the Theory Workshop please contact AARE on

To qualify for this special pricing you must be a financial member of AARE and you must contact the AARE Office and Events Manager on for registration


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