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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 nine texts, and was nominated for the 2006 Saltire/TES Scottish Education Publication of the Year, 2015 Hunter Writers Centre Inclusion Competition and received 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 2e (2015) published by Cambridge University Press.

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

Teaching Expertise
Head of Department

Worked in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary

Leading Professional Development of Educators Consultation

Facilitation Course coordinator

Administrative Expertise
Academic Representative 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

Memberships

BOSTES Home Schooling Consultative Group | Australia Jan 2015 - Present

St. Andrew's Foundation For Catholic Teacher Education | UK  Jan 2014 - Present

British Education Research Association (BERA) | UK  Jan 2011 - Present

American Educational Research Association  [AERA] | USA  Jan 2011 - Present

Drama Australia/Drama Victoria | Australia  Jan 2008 - Present

General Teaching Council for Scotland (GTC) | Scotland  Jan 1992 - Present


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
  • Disability
  • Drama
  • Dyspraxia
  • Inclusion
  • Masks
  • Pedagogy

Fields of Research

Code Description Percentage
130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified 15
130201 Creative Arts, Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy 50
130312 Special Education and Disability 35

Professional Experience

Academic appointment

Dates Title Organisation / Department
1/12/2010 - 30/12/2012 Program Convenor - Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Music University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
1/01/2009 - 30/06/2013 Program Convenor Master of Teaching University of Newcastle
School of Education
Australia

Awards

Nomination

Year Award
2015 Hunter Writers Centre Inclusion Competition
Hunter Writers Centre
2006 2006 Saltire/TES Scottish Education Publication of the Year
Saltire Society

Recipient

Year Award
2013 Drama Victoria Best New Publication for VCE Drama and/or Theatre Studies
Drama Victoria
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

Highlighted Publications

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2002 Roy DMS, Twentieth Century Theatre: Vsevolod Meyerhold Annotated Bibliography, Learning Teaching Scotland, Dundee, Scotland (2002) [A2]
2005 Roy DMS, Drama: Amang the Craws Learning & Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland, Dundee, Scotland, 0 (2005) [A2]
2009 Roy DM, Nelson Drama for Secondary Students, Nelson Cengage, South Melbourne, VIC, 151 (2009) [A2]
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
2015 Roy DMS, Baker B, Hamilton A, Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne (2015) [A4]
2015 Roy DMS, 'Masks and Cultural Contexts Drama Education and Anthropology', International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 7 214-218 (2015) [C1]
DOI 10.5897/IJSA2015.0618
2015 Roy DMS, Just Waiting, Newcastle (2015) [J2]
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) [C1]
DOI 10.4236/ce.2015.610092
Co-authors James Ladwig

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 (2015) [A4]
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 (15 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 Roy DMS, 'Children with disability are being excluded from education', The Conversation, (2016)
2016 Roy DMS, 'We must do more to protect and educate children with disabilities', Education Review, 2016 12-13 (2016)
2015 Roy DMS, 'Here¿s What Makes Parents Homeschool', Education Review, 2015 14-14 (2015) [C3]
2015 Roy DMS, 'Masks and Cultural Contexts Drama Education and Anthropology', International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 7 214-218 (2015) [C1]
DOI 10.5897/IJSA2015.0618
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) [C1]
DOI 10.4236/ce.2015.610092
Co-authors James Ladwig
2014 Roy DMS, 'Masks: An Applied History', JEDA: Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts, 20 3-7 (2014) [C2]
2014 Roy DMS, 'The Pandorica Opens: Drama and Numeracy Potentials in Primary School Learning', Mask, 37 12-18 (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 (14 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 Roy DMS, Foster B, 'Applying Quality Teaching as a Performance Development Framework to improve student Attainment: A Case Study' (2016)
2014 Roy DMS, 'Masks: An Applied History', Conference Brochure (2014) [O1]
2014 Roy DMS, 'Masks and Education', Drama Victoria (2014) [E3]
2014 Roy DMS, 'Wombat Stew', Drama Victoria (2014) [O1]
2014 Roy DMS, 'Meyerhold, Myth and Truth in Acting: Sustaining Drama Education', InSEA 34th World Congress Abstracts Oral Presentations (2014) [E3]
2013 Roy DMS, 'Using mask as a pedagogical tool', Drama Victoria (2013) [E3]
2013 Roy DM, 'Dyspraxia, delinquents & drama', Program. Drama NSW State Conference 2013 (2013) [E3]
2012 Roy DM, 'Drama and dyspraxia: Revolutionising the classroom', Drama Victoria State Conference 2012 (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 (2011) [E3]
2010 Roy DM, 'Physical theatre: An introduction/practical workshop', Transformations: Drama Victoria State Conference 2010: Proceedings (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 (2010) [E3]
2009 Parkes RJ, Roy DM, 'Becoming bravehearts: Challenging the neglect of media studies in teacher education', ATEA 2009 Conference Program (2009) [E3]
Co-authors Robert Parkes
2009 Roy DM, 'Meyerhold's footprint in Australian education practice', Footprints: Drama Australia National Conference 2009 (2009) [E2]
2008 Roy DM, 'Introduction to Meyerhold', Gener8: Drama Australia Conference 2008. Abstracts (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 (2010)

Creative Work (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Roy DMS, Just Waiting, Newcastle (2015) [J2]

Other (43 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2016 Roy DMS, 'NSW Public Education receives another F for disabled children.', The Educator. Sydney: Key Media Pty Ltd (2016)
2016 Roy DMS, 'Expertise Needed More Than Funds', Education Review: APN Educational Media (2016)
2015 Roy DMS, 'Failing children with disability, sadly, nothing new', Education Review: APN Educational Media (2015)
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

Number of supervisions

Completed0
Current2

Total current UON EFTSL

Masters0.2
PhD0.15

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2016 PhD Concept Based Integration: Teaching Mathematics Through Music in the Primary Classroom
PhD (Education), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
Co-Supervisor
2014 Masters Intervention on a String: What is the Impact of Puppetry on Special Needs Students?
M Philosophy (Education), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle
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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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