- Strengthen and deepen the research and scholarship in Sociocultural/Cultural Historical Activity Theories; though:
- improving communication between scholars and researchers both through communication technologies and face-to-face;
- facilitating collaboration between Australian, New Zealand and Asian scholars both in research, conference presentation and publishing; and
- developing a culture of theoretical and empirical research in Cultural Historical Theories.
- Increase the formal and informal membership of the SIG and continue to nurture the growth of a Socio-Cultural, Cultural Historical, Activity Theory community.
- Improve quality of SIG papers and increase the number and quality of SIG symposia at 2017 AARE conference
- Provide mentorship for HDR student and ECR SIG members
- Facilitate the process of SIG member collaboration and contribution to two special issues / books and two symposia for AARE and ISCAR
- Establish and use a private conversation and sharing platform for the SIG