Region-related disparities are among the main factors that explain differences in access and equity in education (Lee, 2001). Schools in remote and rural areas often have difficulty in recruiting and…Read More →
A presentation on research projects related to ‘Better understanding and responding to the needs of regional and remote Indigenous Higher education students in the NT’ These research projects were…Read More →
We are calling for a Special Issue topic and special editor. If you are interested please, identify the theme of the proposal and highlight the significance for the advancement of…Read More →
Why the need for a special edition on First Nations ruraleducation? Surprisingly,there is almost no literature within Australia that discusses the significance of ruralityin First Nations education.Many research articles describe…Read More →
Congratulations 2018 Australian Rural Education Award Winners!
At the 2018 SPERA Conference, three fantastic AREAs were presented.
In 2018 the Federal Government released the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education, commissioned in 2017 and led by Emeritus Professor John Halsey of Flinders University. Experts respond…Read More →
Dr Susan Ledger’s recent article featured in spanish magazine ‘Guix – Aula d innovacion educativia’. Although home to over 32% of the nation, regional Australia is often overlooked in terms…Read More →
In 2017, the Australian Government commissioned an Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education (IRRRRE). The Review was part of the Australian Government’s commitment to improve the education of…Read More →
SPERA is conducting a survey of members and supporters. The survey is aimed at helping SPERA revise its mission and aims, help shape its future work, and draft a submission…Read More →
Call for Nominations Since 1994, the Australian Rural Education Award (AREA) has been awarded annually to an institution, organisation or industry to recognise excellence in rural education in Australia. Category…Read More →