The Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne is pleased to be hosting the 24th Australasian Teaching Economics Conference (ATEC) on 17-18 July 2019.

The conference will follow the Australian Conference of Economists, which is also being held in Melbourne from 15-16 July 2019.

Conference theme: Managing diversity: designing curriculum and teaching economics effectively to students with diverse backgrounds, skills and interests.

The conference will focus on discussing challenges and research led best practices related to teaching diverse students, including local and international students, female students, those with diverse academic skills and students from disadvantaged socioeconomic backgrounds.  The conference will also focus on initiating and strengthening links between tertiary-level and secondary school economics teachers to enhance quality of teaching and learning.

Key Features:

  • Three Keynote Addresses:
  • Three Panel sessions 
  • Contributed Paper Presentations
  • A Lunch Time Poster Session