About AARE

The Australian Association for Research in Education ( AARE)  is the national association for fostering educational research in Australia. AARE facilitates contact between educational researchers and supports the development of high quality educational research. Key activities of AARE include:

  • an international Annual Conference held in a different location each year;
  • research development workshops around Australia;
  • support for the formation and activities of Special Interest Groups;
  • The Australian Educational Researcher – a Thompson (ISI) ranked journal;
  • AARE NEWS with information about activities and issues for education researchers; and
  • awards for postgraduate students and outstanding education researchers.

Benefits of AARE Membership

  • Complimentary on-line access to
  • A 15% discount on all Springer publications
  • Complimentary on-line access to AARE NEWS (4 issues a year) to stay up-to-date with critical news for education researchers;
  • Member-only discounts on registration for the Annual Conference;
  • Member-only discounts for all AARE research training workshops and seminars;
  • Member-only discounts on AARE publications, including RARE;
  • Eligibility for prestigious national awards, including the AARE Award for Doctoral Research in Education; AARE Early Career Researcher Award; AARE Betty Watts Indigenous Researcher Award, etc.;
  • Representation on the Council of the World Educational Research Association;
  • Representations to government through the AARE Secretariat in Canberra and through AARE’s membership of the Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences;
  • A public voice for educational research through media releases, position papers and responses to government inquiries prepared by AARE;
  • Networking opportunities through a growing number of energetic Special Interest Groups (SIGs).

One thought on “About AARE

  1. Helen Raduntz says:

    I must congratulate AARE on this initiative as an on the ground response to government education policies. In educators and education researchers busy schedules it provides a quick and relatively easy way of communicating.

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