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 recognise and partner with the rich knowledge, experiences, skills and diversity that local communities have.

The conference aims to highlight the outstanding work of researchers, practitioners across the sector, as well as contribute to policy discussions regarding regional, rural and remote education    

Sub-themes include: 

  • Connectivity in learning
  • Disruptors and innovation
  • Connections between industry, education and communities
  • Pathways for education
  • Student engagement, aspiration and motivation
  • Strengthening and networking rural education research

The conference objectives are to:

  • Challenge researchers, practitioners and policymakers to analyse current challenges and opportunities, identify emerging issues, and develop ways forward;
  • Recognise the significance of First Nations peoples – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia and their knowledge, perspectives and experiences are important in shaping future developments in regional, rural and remote education;
  • Contribute to the evidence base and practice of enhancing regional, rural and remote education locally and globally;
  • Develop links with organisations and governments that have similar professional aims or recent experiences relevant to regional, rural and remote education.