The 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.

Objectives of the AASE Research Award

To support research to identify:

  • effective teaching strategies to advance the learning of students with special needs
  • optimum provision of and access to quality education services for students with special needs
  • quality teacher education and professional development leading to positive outcomes for students with special needs.

The AASE Research Award is funded from contributions by members – teachers, academics, therapists and others involved in the education of students with disability.

 

2021 AASE Research Award Details

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

 

Winners of the 2019 AASE Research Award

2016 Warrior Games Archer

Dr Jessica Zanuttini

Dr Cathy Little

Dr Ilektra Spandagou

Professor David Evans

For more information download this PDF file: AASE Research Award Winners 2019

Previous Recipients of the AASE Research Award

2018 AASE Research Award Recipient

Dr Jennifer Stephenson

Executive Summary of Research Award: AASE Award Executive Summary 2018

 

2009 – 2016 AASE Research Award Recipients

AASE Research Award Recipients 2009-2016