Rural Insights – Jul 2023
Early Childhood Education SPERA is delighted to be launching our ‘Rural Insights’ webinar series from July 2023. At just 30 mins, these are short, sharp and fast webinars that couple research and best-practice practical approaches to rural education issues.
SPERA talks Higher Education
SPERA developed a unique submission to the Australian Universities Accord featuring a series of rural case studies. Through these examples, SPERA hope to highlight the very real challenges that students from RRR areasface in pursuing higher education and the importance of providing targeted support to help them achieve their goals. SPERA believe that by sharing […]
AIJRE: Celebration, Attraction and Retention of a Regional and Rural Workforce
In this issue of the Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, the contributingauthors explore the impact of partnerships and purposeful engagement in attracting andretaining professionals to regional and rural communities.
Australian Rural Education Awards
Australian Rural Education Awards (AREAs) have been awarded annually since 1994 to recognise excellence in rural education in Australia. Australian Rural Education Awards Categories Regional, Remote, Rural Partnership AwardDemonstrating a successful partnership for students outcomes in a RRR community of praxis Community Centric AwardRecognition of a person/project/organisation who have placed a RRR community at its’ […]
Wuyagiba Study Hub
Run by the Wuyagiba Bush Hub Aboriginal Corporation (WBHAC) in partnership with Macquarie University (in-kind support), Wuyagiba Study Hub (WSH) aims to provide Indigenous people from remote communities of Arnhem Land with the opportunity to access tertiary education and employment on-Country in a culturally supportive environment. We have developed two unique Micro-credentials with Macquarie University […]
2022 Australian Rural Education Awards
Since 1994, Australian Rural Education Awards (AREAs) have been awarded annually to an individual, institution, organisation or industry to recognise excellence in rural education in Australia. Presented by the Hon. Fiona Nash, Regional Education Commissioner, and SPERA President Chris Ronan, the 2022 AREAs were recently announced at the National Conference for Regional, Rural & Remote Education […]
Thanks to everyone for joining us in the Barossa Valley for the 2022 National Conference for Regional, Rural & Remote Education. The quality and diversity of presentations was fantastic. As requested, here are all the abstracts and author contact details:
AIJRE: School Communities and Partnerships
In this issue of the Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, our authors explore the impact of partnerships on education in rural communities. Schools are expected to prepare students for an unknown and uncertain future. Partnerships between schools and industry, higher education providers and the wider community can achieve greater outcomes for students than […]
2022 AREA Case Studies
SPERA is thrilled to publish the 2022 AREA Case Studies! Check out fantastic rural education projects from across the country, proud finalists of the 2022 Australian Rural Education Awards.
AIJRE: Educating for Cultural Sustainability
Vol.32. No. 2 – Read now This July 2022 issue of the Australian and International Journal of Rural Education brings together a selection of papers presented at the 2021 International Symposium for Innovation in Rural Education (ISFIRE).
AIJRE: Rural Professional Learning: Systemic and Student Perspectives
In this March 2022 Edition of AIJRE, these perspectives relate to teacher education, rural clinical placements, rural pathways to university, and credentialling of remote education tutors.
AIJRE Nov 2021 issue: Connecting Rural and Urban Education Research
In this special issue of the Australian and International Journal of Rural Education, a collection of international authors considers how their work and experiences in rural education research can inform, and sometimes even improve, urban-based education research.
National Conference for Regional, Rural and Remote Education October 2022
Barossa Valley 12-14 October 2022 Keynote Speaker: The Hon Fiona Nash, Australia’s first Regional Education Commissioner REGISTER NOW to Join us in the Barossa Valley from 12-14 October 2022 https://ncrrre.org/ The conference theme “Partnerships for Collective Impact” aims to position community at the centre of a strength-based model for regional, rural and remote education, whereby […]