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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.

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts, University of Glasgow - Scotland, 06/07/1990
  • Additional Teaching Qualification (ATQ), University of Strathclyde, 31/12/1995
  • Graduate Certificate in Religious Education, St Andrews College - Scotland, 31/12/1992
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Education, St Andrews College - Scotland, 22/06/1992
  • Graduate Certificate Practice of Tertiary Teaching, University of Newcastle, 08/07/2011

Research

Research keywords

  • Creative Arts
  • Drama
  • Dyspraxia
  • Masks
  • Pedagogy

Research expertise

Creative Arts, Drama and Education

Dyspraxia

Masks

Meyerhold

Pedagogy

Quality Teaching

Languages

  • English
  • Scots

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
130201Creative Arts, Media And Communication Curriculum And Pedagogy60
130200Curriculum And Pedagogy30
130312Special Education And Disability10

Memberships

Body relevant to professional practice.

  • Member - GTC
  • Member - ISTA
  • Fellow - St. Andrew's Foundation For Catholic Teacher Education

Committee/Associations (relevant to research).

  • Member - Drama Victoria/Drama Australia
  • Member - AARE
  • Member - BERA
  • Member - ATEA
  • Member - ADSA
  • Member - Dyspraxia Foundation (UK)

Awards

Recognition.

2013Best new publication for VCE Drama and/or Theatre Studies
Drama Victoria (Australia)
Best new publication for VCE Drama and/or Theatre Studies

Collaboration

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

Administrative

Administrative expertise

AcademicRepresentative on H&S Committee

External Examiner for International Baccalaureate

External Honours Examiner

Program Convenor

Course Coordinator

Head of Department

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Creative Arts
  • Drama
  • Pedagogy

Teaching expertise

Head of Department

Worked in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary

Leading Professional Development of Educators

Consultation/Facilitation

Course coordinator

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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Roy DMS, 'Drama Theory and Primary School Learning', JEDA: Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts, 19 23-26 (2013) [C2]
2012Roy DM, Baker W, Hamilton A, Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Cambridge University Press, New York, 253 (2012) [A2]
2009Roy DM, Nelson Drama for Secondary Students, Nelson Cengage, South Melbourne, VIC, 151 (2009) [A2]
2005Roy DMS, Drama: Amang the Craws Learning & Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland, Dundee, Scotland, 0 (2005) [A2]
2013Roy DMS, 'Drama and Dyspraxia: Revolutionising the Classroom', Mask, 36 56-62 (2013) [C2]
2011Roy DM, 'Helping the invisible children', Education Review, 24-25 (2011) [C3]
2002Roy DMS, Twentieth Century Theatre: Vsevolod Meyerhold Annotated Bibliography, Learning Teaching Scotland, Dundee, Scotland (2002) [A2]
2012Roy DM, 'Opening the curtains to thinking', Education Review, - 19 (2012) [C3]

Publications

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Book (8 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Roy DM, Baker W, Hamilton A, Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Cambridge University Press, New York, 253 (2012) [A2]
2009Roy DM, Nelson Drama for Secondary Students, Nelson Cengage, South Melbourne, VIC, 151 (2009) [A2]
2008Roy DMS, How To Pass Standard Grade Drama, Hodder Gibson, Paisley, Scotland (2008) [A1]
2008Roy DM, The Importance of Being Earnest: Learning and Teaching Guide, Learning and Teaching Scotland, Glasgow, Scotland, 57 (2008) [A2]
2006Roy DMS, Drama: Twelfth Night Learning & Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland, Dundee, Scotland, 0 (2006) [A2]
2005Roy DMS, Drama: Amang the Craws Learning & Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland, Dundee, Scotland, 0 (2005) [A2]
2002Roy DMS, Twentieth Century Theatre: Vsevolod Meyerhold Annotated Bibliography, Learning Teaching Scotland, Dundee, Scotland (2002) [A2]
1998Roy 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 (8 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Roy DMS, 'Masks: An Applied History', JEDA: Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts, 20 3-7 (2014)
2013Roy DMS, 'Drama and Dyspraxia: Revolutionising the Classroom', Mask, 36 56-62 (2013) [C2]
2013Roy DMS, 'Drama Theory and Primary School Learning', JEDA: Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts, 19 23-26 (2013) [C2]
2013Roy DMS, Dock C, 'Dyspraxia, Delinquents and Drama', JEDA Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts, 19 26-31 (2013) [C3]
2012Roy DM, 'Opening the curtains to thinking', Education Review, - 19 (2012) [C3]
2011Roy DM, 'Helping the invisible children', Education Review, 24-25 (2011) [C3]
2009Roy DM, 'Introducing stage fighting to stage 5', Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts, 15 47-51 (2009) [C3]
2001Roy DM, 'Devolved Education', The Journal for Drama in Education, 17 18-22 (2001) [C1]
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Conference (11 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Roy DMS, 'Meyerhold, Myth and Truth in Acting: Sustaining Drama Education', InSEA 34th World Congress Abstracts Oral Presentations, Melbourne (2014)
2014Roy DMS, 'Masks: An Applied History', Conference Brochure, Sydney, NSW (2014)
2013Roy DMS, 'Using mask as a pedagogical tool', Drama Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria (2013) [E3]
2013Roy DM, 'Dyspraxia, delinquents & drama', Program. Drama NSW State Conference 2013, Sydney, NSW (2013) [E3]
2012Roy DM, 'Drama and dyspraxia: Revolutionising the classroom', Drama Victoria State Conference 2012, Melbourne, VIC (2012) [E2]
2011Roy 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]
2010Roy 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]
2010Roy DM, 'Physical theatre: An introduction/practical workshop', Transformations: Drama Victoria State Conference 2010: Proceedings, Melbourne, Victoria (2010) [E3]
2009Roy DM, 'Meyerhold's footprint in Australian education practice', Footprints: Drama Australia National Conference 2009, Melbourne, VIC (2009) [E2]
2009Parkes 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

2008Roy DM, 'Introduction to Meyerhold', Gener8: Drama Australia Conference 2008. Abstracts, Adelaide, SA (2008) [E3]
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Design (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2010Roy 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) [H2]

Other (40 outputs)

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

Summary

Number of grants4
Total funding$5,750

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2014 (1 grants)

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

Project Team
Mr David Roy
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,00020142014
GNo:G1400463

2013 (1 grants)

Drama Victoria State Conference 2013 'Collaboration', Melbourne 28 November 2013$750
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts

Project Team
Mr David Roy
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$75020132013
GNo:G1301039

2009 (2 grants)

New Staff Grant 2009 D. Roy$3,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Mr David Roy
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$3,00020092009
GNo:G0190529

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

Project Team
Mr David Roy
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,00020092009
GNo:G0190404
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions1
Total current UoN Masters EFTSL0.2

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018M Philosophy (Education)Co-SupervisorIntervention on a String: What is the Impact of Puppetry on Special Needs Students?
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Mr David Roy

Work Phone(02) 4921 8654
Fax(02) 4921 7887
Email
PositionAssociate Lecturer
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
HA107,
Hunter Building,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/david-roy