Call for Abstracts: 2016 SPERA/ISFIRE Conference

Rural Education: Place, Pedagogies, Partnerships and Possibilities SPERA, in partnership with the SiMERR National Research Centre at the University of New England, invites you to submit abstracts for the 32nd National SPERA Conference and 4th International Symposium for Innovation in Rural Education. Hosted by CQUniversity Australia and supported by the University of Tasmania, the 2016 […]

Inspiring Educators: An Interview with Mr Brian O’Neill

The Team at Faculty recently spoke with Mr Brian O’Neill, who is principal of Calen District College and President for the Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia (SPERA). This 45 minute conversation¬†provides a fascinating insight into teaching in rural Australia. Continue Reading…

German debut for CQUni Music Theatre graduate

Obtained from¬†CQUniversity Media newsletter and ABC Radio interview CQUniversity Music Theatre graduate Paul Tabone will soon make his German debut in a return season of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera sequel – Love Never Dies – in Hamburg’s Operettenhaus. The lyric tenor, who attended CQUni’s Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music in Mackay, has […]

Update from the President – Aug/Sep 2015

Thank you for the positive comments regarding the July 2015 edition of the newsletter. Thank you to those of you who have contributed to this edition and to those of you who have indicated that you will be contributing articles in the future. My vision for SPERA is to reach out and to form partnerships […]