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2023 ATEA Conference

2023 ATEA Conference

“Embracing Partnerships: Leading the Future of Teaching, Learning and Research”

2023 Program & Abstracts

Keynote Speakers

Professor Matthew Clarke

Director of Research, University of Aberdeen

Matthew Clarke is Professor of Education and Director of Research in the School of Education at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. He has previously worked in teacher education at universities in Australia, England, Hong Kong, and the United Arab Emirates, and has taught in schools in England and Australia.

His research interests focus on education policy and politics, particularly their implications for teachers and teacher educators. His work draws on a range of interdisciplinary sources, including psychoanalytic, political and social theories.

Associate Professor Cathie Burgess

Associate Professor Cathie Burgess is a lecturer/researcher in Aboriginal studies/education, focusing on Aboriginal Community Engagement, Learning from Country and Leadership in Aboriginal Education programs at The University of Sydney.

She has extensive teaching and leadership experience in secondary schools and maintains strong connections with school-communities through teacher professional learning and research projects. Cathie’s work in Aboriginal education/studies is acknowledged through an Honorary Life Member, NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group and Life Member, Aboriginal Studies Association NSW.

Associate Professor Kevin Lowe

Indigenous Scientia Associate Professor at The University of New South Wales

Associate Professor Kevin Lowe PhD is a Gubbi Gubbi man from southeast Queensland.

He is currently an Indigenous Scientia Associate Professor at The University of New South Wales. He has extensive teaching experience in diverse schools in Sydney and country NSW, as well as 12 years as the NSW Inspector of Aboriginal Education at NESA, where he worked on developing curricula for Aboriginal Studies and Languages.

Professor Simone White

Professor and Dean of the School of Education at RMIT

Simone White is Professor and Dean of the School of Education at RMIT. She is a leading expert in teacher education and professional learning, focusing on the best ways to prepare teachers for diverse contexts, in particular rural, regional and remote. Her research explores the fields of teacher education policy, teacher learning, professional experience, and building and maintaining university/school/community partnerships.

Simone is a Past President of the Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA) and has held a number of leadership roles, including Director of Professional Experience at Deakin University, Chair of Teacher Education at Monash and the Associate Dean (International and Engagement) at QUT before taking on her current role as Dean of Education. Simone has also been involved in a number of teacher education research projects.

Conference Registration Fees:

ATEA Member

Early Bird MemberAUD $590.00
Full Fee MemberAUD $695.00
Early Bird Member OnlineAUD $295.00
Full Fee Member OnlineAUD $375.00

Non-Member (complementary membership)

Early Bird Non-MemberAUD $760.00
Full Non-MemberAUD $865.00
Early Bird Online Non-MemberAUD $465.00
Full Online Non-MemberAUD $495.00


Early Bird Concessional MemberAUD $470.00
Full Concessional MemberAUD $575.00
Early Bird Online Concessional MemberAUD $235.00
Full Online Concessional MemberAUD $305.00

Non-Member Concessional (complementary membership)

Early Bird Concessional Non-MemberAUD $540.00
Full Concessional Non-MemberAUD $645.00
Early Bird Online Concessional Non-MemberAUD $305.00
Full Online Concessional Non-MemberAUD $395.00

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