Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)

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  • What is AARE?

    AARE is the national association for fostering educational research in Australia. AARE facilitates contact between educational researchers and supports the development of high quality educational research. Key activities of AARE include:

    • an international Annual Conference held in a different location each year;
    • research development workshops around Australia;
    • support for the formation and activities of Special Interest Groups;
    • The Australian Educational Researcher - a Thompson (ISI) ranked journal;
    • AARE NEWS with information about activities and issues for education researchers; and
    • awards for postgraduate students and outstanding education researchers.

    Work with WERA

    The World Education Research Association (WERA) is an association of national, regional, and international specialty research associations aimed at advancing education research as a scientific and scholarly field. AARE is a founding member of WERA.

    Join AARE

    Join AARE now, current membership rates, electronic application form and secure payment facilities.

    Benefits of AARE Membership

    • Complimentary subscription to The Australian Educational Researcherthrough the AARE website;
    • Complimentary on-line access to AARE NEWS (4 issues a year) which includes the critical news education researchers need to keep up to date;
    • Special member discounts on registration for the Annual Conference;
    • Special member discounts for all AARE research training workshops and seminars;
    • Member-only discounts on all AARE publications, including RARE;
    • Eligibility for prestigious national awards, including the AARE Award for Doctoral Research in Education; AARE Early Career Researcher Award; AARE Betty Watts Indigenous Researcher Award, etc.;
    • Representation on the Council of the World Educational Research Association;
    • Representations to government through the AARE Secretariat in Canberra and through AARE's membership of the Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences;
    • A public voice for educational research through media releases, position papers and responses to government inquiries prepared by AARE;
    • Networking opportunities through a growing number of energetic Special Interest Groups (SIGs).


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