Conferences

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 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 institutions […]

2021 SPERA Conference

National Conference for Regional, Rural and Remote Education: Informing a creative tomorrow, Barossa Valley April 2021 The NCRRE will bring together teachers, principals, university professional and academic staff, educational leaders, equity and widening participation practitioners, all community owned Regional Universities Centres and their boards, government departments, policy makers, not-for-profit organisations and anyone interested in RRR […]

35th National Spera Conference Brisbane

National SPERA Conference Brisbane 2-4 October 2019 Queensland University of Technology Kelvin Grove Campus Brisbane Australia The 35th National SPERA Conference was proudly hosted by the Faculty of Education, Queensland University of Technology. SPERA Conference Full Program Improving Rural Education: Connectedness, Communities & Collaboration Subthemes  Building digital connections for rural communities Ensuring rural communities’ well-being Sharing innovations […]

34th National SPERA Conference, Perth

29 – 30 November 2018 Access for All: Equity Matters SPERA, in partnership with the National Centre for Student Equity in Higher Education based at Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia held the 34th National SPERA Conference. Subthemes based on Halsey’s 2018 Independent Review on Rural, Regional and Remote Education: Global Directives [OECD & UN SDG4] Asset […]

33rd National SPERA Conference

(includes Rural Educators Day) 27- 29 September 2017 Rethinking Rurality: Writing the Rural into Policy and Practice CLICK HERE TO REGISTER SPERA, in partnership with the Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics at the University of Canberra, invites you to join us for the 33rd National SPERA Conference. Hosted by University of Canberra, the […]

33rd National SPERA Conference, Canberra

27- 29 September 2017 Rethinking Rurality: Writing the Rural into Policy and Practice CLICK HERE TO REGISTER SPERA, in partnership with the Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics at the University of Canberra, invites you to join us for the 33rd National SPERA Conference. Hosted by University of Canberra, the 2017 conference will bring together […]

32nd National SPERA Conference and 4th International Symposium for Innovation in Rural Education

Early Bird Registrations are now open! SPERA, with the SiMERR National Research Centre at the University of New England, invites you to join us for the 32nd National SPERA Conference and 4th International Symposium for Innovation in Rural Education. Hosted by CQUniversity Australia’s Ooralea Campus and supported by the University of Tasmania, the 2016 conference […]

32nd National SPERA Conference 2016

Rural Education: Place, Pedagogies, Partnerships and Possibilities Hosted by CQUniversity Australia’s Ooralea Campus and supported by the University of Tasmania, the 2016 conference will bring together a range of national and international teachers, school administrators, teacher educators, academics, pre-service teachers, community members and parents who are passionate about rural education. Where: CQUniversity Australia: Ooralea Campus […]

Deakin University Geelong Waterfront Campus – Travel, Accommodation and Dining

Travelling to Geelong Geelong is a city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria in Australia. It is located approximately 75 kilometres south-west of the state capital, Melbourne. Geelong has all of the benefits of a sizeable city, but with the relaxed atmospher of coastal country. Geelong boasts a […]

31st National SPERA Conference 2015

The 2015 conference theme is Mapping education policy landscapes: Rurality and rural futures. Deakin University’s Geelong Waterfront Campus is located on Corio Bay, in the central business district of Geelong.