The objects of the Society are:

(a) to promote the advancement of, and research and teaching in, the Philosophy of Education;

(b) to organise meetings and conferences on topics of interest to Philosophy of Education;

(c) to provide a clearinghouse of relevant published information, including a register of members, their qualifications, publications and appointments; and

(d) to publish appropriate material related to Philosophy of Education in the Society's journal Educational Philosophy and Theory and in other appropriate forms of publication.

The property and income of the Society shall be applied solely towards the promotion of the objects of the Society and no part of that property or income may be paid or otherwise distributed, directly or indirectly, to members, except in good faith in the promotion of those objects.

(Excerpt from PESA Rules)


The Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia organises meetings, conferences and seminars on topics of interest to philosophy of education. It funds scholarships, provides research grants, and publishes appropriate material related to philosophy of education.

The Society is supported by income generated through its publications, especially the Society journal Educational Philosophy and Theory.

Membership is open to those with a professional interest in the philosophy of education. There is no residential requirement and membership is international.

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