2021 AASE Research Award

Feb 1, 2021 | National

2021 AASE Research Award

The AASE Research Award has been established to provide an opportunity for research which can support evidence-based practice in the education of students with special needs.  It is funded from contributions by members – teachers, academics, therapists and others involved in the education of students with disability.

In 2021 up to $15,000 is available for research that meets the AASE Research Award criteria.

FOCUS FOR RESEARCH 2021

The focus for research projects for 2021 will be consistent with the Strategic Aims of AASE Inc:

  • Preparation and support of educators to enable provision of quality education for students with special needs.
  • Evaluation and dissemination of evidence about the efficacy of the use of technology in learning for students with special education needs.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of the Australian Curriculum.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants must submit a description of their prospective research project including:

  • Applicant’s name/s, academic background, current positions, roles, organisation
  • Proposed aims/outcomes of project
  • Rationale/background for project including a brief literature review
  • Methodology for research
  • Significance and relevance to the objectives of the AASE National Research Award and AASE strategic objectives
  • Budget – costs/other funding sources
  • Timeline for project
  • Arrangements for obtaining ethics approval for the project
  • Details of a nominated University Research Office to manage funds
  • Applications must be limited to 5 pages.
  • Applications to be submitted to the AASE Executive Officer, Carmel Blake, at:   ExecutiveOfficer@aase.edu.au