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2018 RRR Photo Gallery

Kimberley, Western Australia. Submitted by Sue Trinidad.

2018 RRR Photo Gallery

Broome, Western Australia. Submitted by Richard Lobb.

2018 RRR Photo Gallery

Katanning, Western Australia. Submitted by Susan Ledger.

2018 RRR Photo Gallery

Mount Barker, Western Australia. Submitted by Lyn Vernon.

Welcome to SPERA


Welcome to SPERA

The Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia (SPERA) consists of people who share a common concern and commitment to the maintenance and development of appropriate educational opportunities for rural communities in Australia. SPERA began in 1984 and has members in all Australian states and territories. The society holds an annual conference each year and produces regular newsletters and journals for its members.

SPERA Newsletter



International Symposium for Innovation in Rural Education

August 2020 Perth, Scotland

Educating for cultural sustainability : innovation for the future

Join us 5-7 August 2020

Pre-symposium summit : Emerging Rural Scholars – 4 August

At the University of the Highlands and Islands, on the campus of Perth College UHI, Perth, Scotland

For further information go to: https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/isfire2020/

Best Practice in Regional Study Hub Symposium

Regional Study Hubs are a vital resource in supporting regional students–delivering access to campus-like facilities in regional and remote areas; educational support; technology; and most importantly, a network of fellow…

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2019 AREAs Announced

2019 Australian Rural Education Awards Congratulations to all our 2019 Area winners, presented at the 2019 SPERA conference in Brisbane on 3 October 2019! Country University Centres The Country Universities…

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Australian and International Journal of Rural Education – November edition

The Australian and International Journal of Rural Education (AIJRE) [Online ISSN 1839-7387; Print ISSN 1036-0026] is an international medium for educators with an interest in the provision of education in rural contexts. The Journal…

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