The Accounting Education Special Interest Group are a community of like-minded individuals coming together from academia, industry and the accounting profession to collaborate, share and co-create. We aim to improve the quality of accounting education, especially through the development of relevant and innovative curricula, placing a renewed emphasis on effective instruction in accounting programs.

We aim to bring together Australasia's leading Accounting Educators and Researchers in one of the largest communities outside the US. For more information, you can access our website here.


2020 Virtual Symposium - Saturday 4th July at AEST 1.00pm

Teaching & Learning: Being agile in challenging times

You are warmly invited to join the Accounting Education SIG at its 2020 Virtual Symposium. The theme of this year’s symposium is Teaching & Learning: Being agile in challenging times and will include a keynote address, 2 paper sessions and a panel discussion all related to the symposium theme. In addition, all registrants will receive a goody bag consisting of details of online resources that may prove useful for teaching and learning in these challenging times. This Symposium is free for AFAANZ members, so to register, go to


Time (AEST) PresenterAffliation
12.30-1.00Tea & Coffee - BYO  
1.00-1.10WelcomePaul Wells     Scott CopelandAUT     UNISA
 Session OneScott Copeland 
1.10-1.40Paper 1: Video Assessment with live Question and Answer, experiences in a large undergraduate subjectMatt DykiUniversity of Melbourne
1.45-2.15Paper 2: Three birds with one stone: Employability, technology-mastery and robots a case of AccountingPodVictoria CloutUNSW
2.20-2.35Afternoon Tea – BYO  
 Session TwoPaul Wells 
2.30-3.30Keynote: Rethinking our Strategies for Learner Engagement in AccountingMark SzaboCatembe
3.30-4.00Panel Discussion: Teaching in Challenging Times: The Good, the Bad and the UglyNicola Beatson
Scott Copeland
Amanda White

Otago   UNISA      UTS

4.00-4.15Wine & Nibbles - BYO  















To become a member of the Accounting Education SIG you will first need to become a member of AFAANZ, The fee for AFAANZ membership is AU$132 including GST for applicants residing in Australia and AU$120 for applicants residing outside Australia. Note that membership is based on a calendar year.

The fee for the Accounting Education SIG is AU$22 including GST for applicants residing in Australia and AU$20 for applicants residing outside Australia. Click on the purchase button to gain access to this SIG. You may also "Join this Group" further below to be keep up to date with the latest news and events.


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