2017 Grants Information

Early Career Researcher Grant

Australian Teacher Education Association

The ATEA Early Career Researcher Grant is to support an early career researcher (ECR) to develop their capacity by encouraging them to work on a project based around teacher education with a more experienced mid- to late-career teacher education researcher (henceforth, ‘mentor’).  The grant will support a research project that can be completed in a one-year timeframe from July, in line with the annual ATEA national conference.

A grant of $1,000 for research support, as well as complimentary registration for the 2018 ATEA conference will be awarded to the successful applicant, and complimentary 2018 conference registration for the mentor. The total value of the grant (money and conference registration) is $2,600.

The successful applicant will be required to present their work at the 2018 ATEA conference and, on completion of the project, is encouraged to seek publication of their work in the Association’s journal, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education (APJTE).  (Submitted articles will be subject to the regular APJTE review processes.)

Written proposals of no more than four pages in total should include the information listed under “Proposal” below. The closing date for applications is 20 February 2017.

Teacher Education Partnership Grant

Australian Teacher Education Association

The ATEA Teacher Education Partnership Grant is to support teachers in schools or early childhood centres to conduct partnerships with teacher education providers. The grant will support teacher(s) and their academic partner(s) to demonstrate outcomes from the partnership. The total value of the grant is $2600, consisting of $500 for research expenses for a teacher and $500 for a teacher educator, as well as complimentary conference registrations at the 2018 ATEA conference.

Successful applicant(s) will be required to present their work at the 2018 ATEA conference and, on completion of the project, are encouraged to seek publication of their work in the Association’s journal, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education (APJTE).  (Submitted articles will be subject to the regular APJTE review processes.)

Written proposals of no more than four pages in total should include the information listed under “Proposal” below. The closing date for applications is 20 February 2017. Applications and principal’s letter of support, in word or pdf, are to be forwarded by email attachment to: awards@atea.edu.au

2017 Awards Information

Teacher Educator of the Year Award: 2017

Teacher’s Mutual Bank/Australian Teacher Education Association

The aim of the Teachers Mutual Bank/ATEA Teacher Educator of the Year Award is to encourage and recognise innovative teaching practices in teacher education at a university level. Nominations are accepted from scholars whose primary activity is teaching in undergraduate or postgraduate Teacher Education.

Written applications of no more than four pages in total (not including testimonial/s) should address the selection criteria listed under “Proposal” below. The closing date for applications is 20 February 2017.

Research Recognition Awards for Early Career Researchers 

Australian Teacher Education Association

ATEA is offering an opportunity for early career researchers (ECR) to apply for an award that recognises high quality research pertaining to teaching and teacher education. This initiative aligns with ATEA’s focus on promoting research on teaching and teacher education as a core endeavour, and applicants should identify how the aims of their research align with ATEA’s key priorities.

The Research Award for and Early Career Researcher is for research that has already been conducted and disseminated. The total value of the award is $2,800 which include $2,000, and complimentary registration at the 2017 ATEA Conference. The recipient will be expected to present their research at the 2017 national conference to be held in Brisbane from 5-7th July. A conference abstract will be requested from the successful recipient after the award has been decided.

Written applications of no more than four pages in total should include the information listed under “Proposal” below. The closing date for applications is 20 February 2017.