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Mr David Roy

Program Convening

School of Education

Career Summary

Biography

Educated in Scotland  and currently based in Australia, David has extensive experience in education as a department head, advisor, author and speaker. David was a practising teacher for 17 years working in the Primary and Secondary sector as a Creative Arts and Drama specialist and currently leads post graduate teacher education. He has and continues to lead  Professional Development on Quality Teaching, pedagogy and diverse learning needs. 

He has been part of examination teams in Scotland, Australia, and for the International Baccalaureate. He is the author of eight texts, and was nominated for the 2006 Saltire/TES Scottish Education Publication of the Year and won the 2013 Best New Publication for VCE Drama and/or VCE Theatre Studies. His most recent text is 'Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary (2012) published by Cambridge University Press.

His current research interests are  pedagogy, arts learning, dyspraxia and inclusion in Education.

Research Expertise
Creative Arts, Drama and Education Dyspraxia Masks Meyerhold Pedagogy Quality Teaching

Teaching Expertise
Head of Department Worked in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Leading Professional Development of Educators Consultation/Facilitation Course coordinator

Administrative Expertise
AcademicRepresentative on H&S Committee External Examiner for International Baccalaureate External Honours Examiner Program Convenor Course Coordinator Head of Department

Collaborations
Research involvement with: Dyspraxia Quality Teaching NSW (Australia) Curriculum for Excellence (UK) EPIR Project (Australia) Masks and their usage within an education context Representation and Media


Qualifications

  • Master of Arts, University of Glasgow - Scotland
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education, St Andrews College - Scotland
  • Graduate Certificate in Religious Education, St Andrews College - Scotland
  • Additional Teaching Qualification (ATQ), University of Strathclyde
  • Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle

Keywords

  • Creative Arts
  • Drama
  • Dyspraxia
  • Masks
  • Pedagogy

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy 60
130312 Special Education and Disability 10
130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified 30

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Associate Lecturer University of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/01/2014 -  Membership - St. Andrew's Foundation For Catholic Teacher Education St. Andrew's Foundation For Catholic Teacher Education
Australia
1/01/2011 -  Membership - Dyspraxia Foundation (UK) Dyspraxia Foundation (UK)
United Kingdom
1/01/2011 -  Membership - AARE Australian Association for Research in Education [AARE]
Australia
1/01/2011 -  Membership - BERA British Education Research Association (BERA)
Australia
1/12/2010 -  Program Convenor - Batchelor of Teaching/Batchelor of Music University of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
1/01/2010 -  Membership - ADSA Australasian Association for Theatre, Drama and Performance Studies (ADSA)
Australia
1/01/2009 -  Program Convenor Master of Teaching University of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia
1/01/2009 - 31/12/2011 Membership - ATEA Australian Teacher Education Association [ATEA]
Australia
1/01/2008 -  Membership - ISTA ISTA
Australia
1/01/2006 -  Membership - Drama Victoria/Drama Australiac Drama Victoria/Drama Australia
Australia
1/01/1992 -  Membership - GTC General Teaching Council for England (GTC)
United Kingdom

Awards

Recognition

Year Award
2013 Best new publication for VCE Drama and/or Theatre Studies
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (9 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Roy DMS, Baker B, Hamilton A, Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 389 (2015)
2012 Roy DM, Baker W, Hamilton A, Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Cambridge University Press, New York, 253 (2012) [A2]
2009 Roy DM, Nelson Drama for Secondary Students, Nelson Cengage, South Melbourne, VIC, 151 (2009) [A2]
2008 Roy DM, The Importance of Being Earnest: Learning and Teaching Guide, Learning and Teaching Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland, 57 (2008) [A2]
2008 Roy DMS, How To Pass Standard Grade Drama, Hodder Gibson, Paisley, Scotland, 98 (2008) [A2]
2006 Roy DMS, Drama: Twelfth Night Learning & Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland, Dundee, Scotland, 0 (2006) [A2]
2005 Roy DMS, Drama: Amang the Craws Learning & Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland, Dundee, Scotland, 0 (2005) [A2]
2002 Roy DMS, Twentieth Century Theatre: Vsevolod Meyerhold Annotated Bibliography, Learning Teaching Scotland, Dundee, Scotland (2002) [A2]
1998 Roy DMS, Drama: The Merchant of Venice Learning and Teaching Guide, Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum, Dundee, Scotland (1998) [A2]
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Journal article (11 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Roy DMS, Ladwig J, 'Identity and the Arts: Using Drama and Masks as a Pedagogical Tool to Support Identity Development in Adolescence', Creative Education, 6 907-913 (2015)
DOI 10.4236/ce.2015.610092
2015 Roy DMS, 'The Pandorica Opens: Drama and Numeracy Potentials in Primary School Learning', Mask, 37 12-18 (2015)
2014 Roy DMS, 'Masks: An Applied History', JEDA: Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts, 20 3-7 (2014) [C2]
2014 Roy D, Dock C, 'Dyspraxia, drama and masks: Applying the school curriculum as therapy', Journal of Applied Arts & Health, 5 369-375 (2014) [C1]
DOI 10.1386/jaah.5.3.369_1
2013 Roy DMS, 'Drama and Dyspraxia: Revolutionising the Classroom', Mask, 36 56-62 (2013) [C2]
2013 Roy DMS, Dock C, 'Dyspraxia, Delinquents and Drama', JEDA Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts, 19 26-31 (2013) [C3]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Drama Theory and Primary School Learning', JEDA: Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts, 19 23-26 (2013) [C2]
2012 Roy DM, 'Opening the curtains to thinking', Education Review, - 19 (2012) [C3]
2011 Roy DM, 'Helping the invisible children', Education Review, 24-25 (2011) [C3]
2009 Roy DM, 'Introducing stage fighting to stage 5', Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts, 15 47-51 (2009) [C3]
2001 Roy DM, 'Devolved Education', The Journal for Drama in Education, 17 18-22 (2001) [C1]
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Conference (13 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Roy DMS, 'Masks: An Applied History', Conference Brochure, Sydney, NSW (2014) [O1]
2014 Roy DMS, 'Masks and Education', Drama Victoria, Melbourne, VIC (2014) [E3]
2014 Roy DMS, 'Wombat Stew', Drama Victoria, Melbourne, VIC (2014) [O1]
2014 Roy DMS, 'Meyerhold, Myth and Truth in Acting: Sustaining Drama Education', InSEA 34th World Congress Abstracts Oral Presentations, Melbourne (2014) [E3]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Using mask as a pedagogical tool', Drama Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria (2013) [E3]
2013 Roy DM, 'Dyspraxia, delinquents & drama', Program. Drama NSW State Conference 2013, Sydney, NSW (2013) [E3]
2012 Roy DM, 'Drama and dyspraxia: Revolutionising the classroom', Drama Victoria State Conference 2012, Melbourne, VIC (2012) [E2]
2011 Roy DM, 'Masks and Education: A proposed research of masks in the teaching of Drama and Theatre Studies', British Educational Research Association (BERA) Annual Conference Abstracts, London, UK (2011) [E3]
2010 Roy DM, 'Physical theatre: An introduction/practical workshop', Transformations: Drama Victoria State Conference 2010: Proceedings, Melbourne, Victoria (2010) [E3]
2010 Roy DM, 'Quality teaching and drama: The NSW framework and its implications for drama and theatre studies', Transformations: Drama Victoria State Conference 2010: Proceedings, Melbourne, Victoria (2010) [E3]
2009 Parkes RJ, Roy DM, 'Becoming bravehearts: Challenging the neglect of media studies in teacher education', ATEA 2009 Conference Program, Albury, NSW (2009) [E3]
Co-authors Robert Parkes
2009 Roy DM, 'Meyerhold's footprint in Australian education practice', Footprints: Drama Australia National Conference 2009, Melbourne, VIC (2009) [E2]
2008 Roy DM, 'Introduction to Meyerhold', Gener8: Drama Australia Conference 2008. Abstracts, Adelaide, SA (2008) [E3]
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Design (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2010 Roy DM, O'Toole M, Teaching Strategy Example Set for Secondary. Online content accompanying Effective Teaching Strategies: Lessons From Research and Practice, Australia-New Zealand, Cengage, Melbourne, VIC/Australia (2010)

Other (40 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2013 Roy DMS, 'Rules and Freedom', The Post ( pp.23-23). Newcastle: The Post (2013)
2013 Roy DMS, 'Talking About School', The Post ( pp.25-25). Newcastle: The Post (2013)
2013 Roy DMS, 'Learning Through History', The Post ( pp.23-23). Newcastle: The Post (2013)
2013 Roy DMS, 'There's Value In Drama', The Post ( pp.27-27). Newcastle: The Post (2013)
2013 Roy DMS, 'Exam Revision', The Post ( pp.21-21). Newcastle: The Post (2013)
2013 Roy DMS, 'On 'Sandbox Games'', The Post ( pp.23-23). Newcastle: The Post (2013)
2013 Roy DMS, 'Happy Halloween', The Post ( pp.16-16). Newcastle: The Post (2013)
2013 Roy DMS, 'Early Childhood Matters', The Post ( pp.23-23). Newcastle: The Post (2013)
2013 Roy DMS, 'Physical Education Matters', The Post ( pp.26-26). Newcastle: The Post (2013)
2013 Roy DMS, 'Good Habits for a Great Year at School', ( pp.21-21). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'What's Your IQ', ( pp.21-21). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Getting To Grips With Gonski', ( pp.21-21). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'The Online Classroom', ( pp.22-22). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Bullying Can Be Subtle and Hard to Stop', ( pp.21-21). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Bullying: How To Deal With It', ( pp.23-23). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Key Rules for Safety On The World Wide Web', ( pp.19-19). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Why the Arts Are So Important', ( pp.22-22). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Let's Listen To Our Teachers, The Experts', ( pp.19-19). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Testing Times Ahead for Students', ( pp.19-19). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'The Politics of Funding', ( pp.21-21). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'How To Handle Homework', ( pp.21-21). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, ''Quality Teaching' Explained', ( pp.21-21). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Harry Potter and the Habit of Reading', ( pp.17-17). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Why Become A Teacher?', ( pp.18-18). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Wrestling With Writing', ( pp.19-19). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Why We Need To Ground Helicopter Parents', ( pp.19-19). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Be Pedantic About Punctuation', ( pp.25-25). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'More To It Than Just Being 'Clumsy'', ( pp.21-21). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'The Language of Report Cards', ( pp.20-20). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'A Fair Go For Kids', ( pp.28-28). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Different Strokes', ( pp.25-25). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Practice Makes Perfect', ( pp.20-20). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Celebrating Access For All', ( pp.22-22). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Learning Through Play', ( pp.25-25). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'On Gifted and Talented', ( pp.25-25). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Engaging Kids With maths', ( pp.22-22). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Making Brains HOT', ( pp.27-27). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Choosing The Right School', ( pp.23-23). Newcastle, NSW / Australia: Newcastle Post (2013) [O1]
2006 Roy DM, 'The Crucible Education Notes', : National Theatre of Scotland/TAG Theatre (2006) [O1]
2002 Roy DM, 'Drama Exemplar', : Learning Schools Programme/Open University (2002) [O1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants 4
Total funding $5,750

Click on a grant title below to expand the full details for that specific grant.


20141 grants / $1,000

34th World COngress of the International Society for Education through Art, MCG, Melbourne, 7 - 11 July 2014$1,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Mr David Roy
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2014
Funding Finish 2014
GNo G1400463
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20131 grants / $750

Drama Victoria State Conference 2013 'Collaboration', Melbourne 28 November 2013$750

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Mr David Roy
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2013
Funding Finish 2013
GNo G1301039
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

20092 grants / $4,000

New Staff Grant 2009 D. Roy$3,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding body University of Newcastle
Project Team Mr David Roy
Scheme New Staff Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0190529
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y

Teacher Education Crossing Borders: cultures, contexts, communities and curriculum, Albury, 28 June - 1 July 2009$1,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Project Team Mr David Roy
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2009
Funding Finish 2009
GNo G0190404
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON Y
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

Commenced Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2014 Intervention on a String: What is the Impact of Puppetry on Special Needs Students?
Curriculum & Education Studies, Faculty of Education and Arts
Co-Supervisor
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Mr David Roy

Position

Program Convening
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details

Email david.roy@newcastle.edu.au
Phone (02) 4921 8654
Fax (02) 4921 7887

Office

Room HA107
Building Hunter Building
Location Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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