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Kimberley, Western Australia. Submitted by Sue Trinidad.

2018 RRR Photo Gallery

Broome, Western Australia. Submitted by Richard Lobb.

2018 RRR Photo Gallery

Katanning, Western Australia. Submitted by Susan Ledger.

2018 RRR Photo Gallery

Mount Barker, Western Australia. Submitted by Lyn Vernon.

Welcome to SPERA


Welcome to SPERA

The Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia (SPERA) consists of people who share a common concern and commitment to the maintenance and development of appropriate educational opportunities for rural communities in Australia. SPERA began in 1984 and has members in all Australian states and territories. The society holds an annual conference each year and produces regular newsletters and journals for its members.

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International Symposium for Innovation in Rural Education

August 2020 Perth, Scotland

Educating for cultural sustainability : innovation for the future

Join us 5-7 August 2020

Pre-symposium summit : Emerging Rural Scholars – 4 August

At the University of the Highlands and Islands, on the campus of Perth College UHI, Perth, Scotland

For further information go to: https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/isfire2020/

2019 EPHEA/NAEEA Conference – Enabling Excellence through Equity

In November 2019 equity practitioners and researchers gather in Wollongong to attend the biennial Equity Practitioners in Higher Education in Australasia (EPHEA) and  National Association of Enabling Educators in Australia…

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Rural Education International Research Alliance

Professor Simone White (Faculty of Education, Office of International and Engagement (Education) launched the new Rural Education International Research Alliance (REIRA). REIRA is the go to place to find up to…

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Best Practice in Regional Study Hub Symposium

Regional Study Hubs are a vital resource in supporting regional students–delivering access to campus-like facilities in regional and remote areas; educational support; technology; and most importantly, a network of fellow…

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