tudy, teaching and research in the history of education

Australian & New Zealand History of Education Society (ANZHES) Established in 1971

The aim of ANZHES is to collect and distribute information relating to the study, teaching and research in the history of education.

A further aim is to sponsor and support such activities as may encourage research and exchange of ideas on the history of education.

Call for Tenders for the Editorship of History of Education Review - 2018-2022

ANZHES is seeking Tenders for the Editorship of its journal, History of Education Review. The Editor or Editors shall be responsible for all matters associated with its academic mission within the guidelines of the publisher (Emerald) and any advice from the ANZHES Committee or Conference. The term of office shall be five years, subject to review at the end of three years. Previous Editors may re-apply. The closing date for submissions is 31 March 2017.

Please see the attached Call for Tenders for full details.

ANZHES/ANME Joint Conference 2017
"Powerful narratives and compelling explanations"

24-27 September 2017
University of Canberra, Australia

Follow this link in order to register for the conference:


Take advantage of the Early Bird rate which expires 30 June 2017.

The time for paper proposals has now expired. If you believe you have a compelling case for a late acceptance, please get in direct touch with Craig Campbell as soon as is possible.

A new update on the conference will be posted at the end of August.

UPDATE 30 May 2017:
The key-note speakers have been finalised. Professor Geoffrey Riordan (University of Canberra) will open the conference and deliver the annual Australian National Museum of Education lecture. His topic will be historical models of teacher education. Ms Alex Marsden, National Director of Museums Galleries Australia will address on of the conference sub-themes on museums and popular history, her topic ‘Trusted institutions’. Adjunct Professor Lyndsay Connors will speak in conversation with Craig Campbell on her personal history in Australian educational policy over the previous half century. Professor Kay Morris Matthews and Eloise Wallace will talk about a successful New Zealand collaboration between a historian and a museum on World War I social history.
The conference dinner will be held in the Members Dining Room at Old Parliament House (a remarkable historical site).

The optional session for postgraduate students will be led by Professor Kay Morris Matthews (Eastern Institute of Technology), Professor Kay Whitehead (Flinders University) and ARC Future Fellow, Associate Professor Helen Proctor (University of Sydney).

As of 30 May there have been three proposals for conference panels accepted, and 34 paper proposals and 34 acceptances.

Arrangements for the special issue of the History of Education Review have been finalised. It will compose nine papers that address some aspect of the conference theme or sub-themes. They will be published towards the end of 2018 in volume 47, no. 2. Editors of the special issue are Craig Campbell and Dorothy Kass..


ANZHES Oral History Fellowship - $15,000

ANZHES is seeking a suitably qualified Early Career Researchers to assume the position of ANZHES Oral History Fellow to manage the ANZHES Oral History Project. The project will collect oral histories and other memorabilia from former and current members who volunteer to participate.

Click here for further details about how to apply and the scope of the project.

Applications close on Sunday 30 July 2017.