2019 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 $2,000 for research support, as well as complimentary registration for the 2020 ATEA conference (includes ATEA membership for 2020-2021 financial year) will be awarded to the successful applicant. The total value of the grant (money and conference registration) is $2,800.

The successful applicant will be required to present their work at the 2020 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 8 March 2019.

2019 Awards Information

Teacher Educator of the Year Award: 2019

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 of a teacher educator at university level. Nominations are accepted from scholars whose primary activity is teaching in undergraduate or postgraduate Teacher Education.

$2000 account at Teachers Mutual Bank and complimentary registration at ATEA national conference in 2020 (includes ATEA membership for 2020-2021 financial year) (Total value $2800)

The recipient is expected to present their research at the ATEA 2019 national conference to be held in Sippy Downs, Queensland from 3-5 July.

Written applications of no more than four pages in total (not including testimonial/s) should address the selection criteria listed below. The closing date for applications is  8 March 2019.

Selection Criteria
In no more than four pages (not including testimonials), the applicant should:

  • Demonstrate their capacity to develop and incorporate learning and teaching innovation(s) or initiative(s) through, e.g., an innovation in a curriculum area; an inventive or powerful assessment approach; or a cogent professional development initiative
  • Provide a short case study (max. 500 words) outlining this/these learning and teaching innovation(s) or initiative(s)
  • Provide evidence of impact of this/these learning and teaching innovation(s) or initiative(s) on student learning
  • Include a maximum of two (2) testimonials (of no more than one A4 page each) in support of the learning and teaching innovation(s) or initiative(s)
    The applicants should include their name, title, institution, role and contact details in the application.

2019 Awards Information

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