Dr David Roy

Dr David Roy

Lecturer

School of Education

Empowering the next generation

Wanting children to “love to learn so they learn to love,” David Roy is seeking to ensure all are given an equal chance to succeed in Australian schools.

Echoing the sentiments of Nelson Mandela, who once boldly suggested that education is the ‘most powerful weapon’ we have to change the world, the University of Newcastle’s (UON) David Roy believes effective teaching is key to not only developing literate and numerate children, but also – and perhaps more significantly – children with a concrete sense of self. The passionate School of Education Program Convenor’s studies delve deep into the use of what he terms “diverse learning techniques,” demonstrating the value of Creative Arts in particular as a tool that uniquely fosters emotional and social intelligence.

“I’m interested in supporting the large groups of kids who are ignored and/or disaffected by school as well,” David elaborates.

“Often their ‘quirky’ behaviours are explained away with diagnoses of autism or ADHD.”

“Maybe they’re just bored though.”

At the same time insisting education research is in the grave position science was 100 years ago, the dedicated scholar is also hoping to elevate perceptions of the fledgling field through his own evidence-based investigations.

“The overall aim is to inform best practice,” he affirms.

“I want to improve our country’s education system so that every child, including the ones who don’t necessarily fit the industrial mould, can achieve at school.”

The art of the Arts

David took a roundabout route to get to this point, professionally involved in both the theatre and music worlds before training and eventually working as a teacher for 17 years. Seamlessly segueing into academia in 2009, the Scottish native elected to commence a PhD at the UON.

“My thesis focused on masks and education,” he recalls.

“The former are synonymous with Drama and can do very interesting things, but they are not required in the curriculum.”

“So we have no idea if they are used – let alone if they have any impact.”

Undertaking a mix of both quantitative and qualitative research methods throughout his five-year candidature, David ambitiously looked to provide the first empirical data set on the subject. Talking primarily to school-aged children about their learning processes, the published author uncovered a number of intriguing discoveries.

“I found that teachers like masks but most aren’t trained in their use,” he reveals.

“Universities therefore need to do more in the way of education.”

“More importantly, to see students who once markedly suffered from neurological conditions or felt isolated suddenly disappear in that they were not identifiable in behaviour or engagement to the neurotypical children, was really pleasing.”

“The students recognised this too.”

Submitted in mid 2016, David’s doctoral dissertation has already led to five publications. Another three are currently being reviewed by journals.

A need for networking

Taking “great pride” in the fact that he teaches across three UON campuses, the Callaghan-based educator is now looking to expand his research focus and collaborate with other disciplines. Chiefly concentrating on teaming up with those in the Health, Social Sciences and Psychology fields, David is seeking to study sensory processing disorders and figure out how best to support children with said diagnoses in the classroom.

“I’m also looking at ways to get kids with a disability involved in the Arts,” he shares.

“Drama can be used as a tool to support multiple curricula areas – we just need to know if it has any attainment or engagement impact for students.”

“My feeling is that is does.”

David Roy

Empowering the next generation

David Roy believes effective teaching is key to not only developing literate and numerate children, but also – and perhaps more significantly

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Career Summary

Biography

David Roy believes effective teaching is key to not only developing literate and numerate children, but also – and perhaps more significantly – children with a concrete sense of self. 

“Drama can be used as a tool to support multiple curricula areas – we just need to know if it has any attainment or engagement impact for students.”

“My feeling is that is does.” 

The passionate School of Education Program Convenor’s studies delve deep into the use of what he terms “diverse learning techniques,” demonstrating the value of Creative Arts in particular as a tool that uniquely fosters emotional and social intelligence.

“I’m interested in supporting the large groups of kids who are ignored and/or disaffected by school as well,” David elaborates.

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 including inclusion for children with a disability in schools. 

He works closely with politicians, policy makers and government organisations/public bodies on Inclusion and support for children with a disability in education.

In 2016, along with Caroline Dock (UoN) he initiated the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into Students with a Disability or Special Needs in New South Wales schools.

He has been part of examination teams in Scotland, Australia, and for the International Baccalaureate. He is the author of nine books, 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 3e (2019) published by Cambridge University Press.

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

Teaching Expertise
Program Convenor

Course coordinator

Head of Department

Worked in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary

Leading Professional Development/Consultation in Education


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

NESA 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

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Edcation, University of Newcastle
  • Master of Arts, University of Glasgow - Scotland
  • Graduate Certificate in Religious Education, St Andrews College - Scotland
  • Post Graduate Certificate in 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
  • Home schooling
  • 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
1/07/2015 - 31/12/2019 Deputy Program Convenor - Bachelor of Teaching (Humanities) School of Education, The University of Newcastle
Australia
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

Distinction

Year Award
2018 The Educator Hot List 2018
The Educator
2017 The Educator Hot List 2017
The Educator

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

Invitations

Distinguished Visitor

Year Title / Rationale
2018 The Australian Education Awards
I was invited presenter for the Australian Education Awards 2018, the inaugural ceremony for the leading independent awards event for the education profession. 

External Examiner

Year Title / Rationale
2019 The Australian Education Awards 2019
I was invited judge in several categories for the Australian Education Awards 2019; the leading independent awards event for the education profession in Australia. 
2018 Australian Education Awards 2018
I was invited judge in several categories for the inaugural Australian Education Awards 2018; the leading independent awards event for the education profession in Australia. 

Keynote Speaker

Year Title / Rationale
2019 National Home Education Forum 2019

To improve the management and regulation of home education in the States and Territories and assist State and Territory Government officials to contribute to policy development.

To achieve high-quality regulation of home education/schooling across Australia

2017 Dyspraxia Awareness

Speaker

Year Title / Rationale
2016 Achieving Learning Differentiation Conference
Chairperson of Conference 

Manuscript Reviews

Year Title Publication Type Publisher Description
2019 The Role of Art Practice in Elementary School Science Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal (HERDC) Science & Education <p><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;">Reviewer for Springer Journal article</span></p><p><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;"></span><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;caret-color:#333333;color:#000000;letter-spacing:0.008em;">"</span><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:small;caret-color:#333333;color:#000000;letter-spacing:0.008em;">The Role of Art Practice in Elementary School Science"</span></p><p></p>
2016 Past meets Future in the Present: Self-Reflection as a Rehearsal Method in Albertine In Five Times Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal (HERDC) Cogent Arts & Humanities <p>Arts</p><p>Drama&nbsp;</p><p>Education</p>

Prestigious works

Year Commenced Year Finished Prestigious Work Role
2019 2019 Scottish Parliament briefing paper: Install CCTV cameras and provide full time social work support in all additional support needs schools International evidence Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) Contributor
2017 2017 Using Masks for Learning Performance and Workshop Vivid Sydne 2017 Performer
2016 2017 NSW Parliamment Students with a disability or special needs in New South Wales schools Report NSW Parliament Contributor
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Publications

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


Book (10 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Roy D, Baker B, Hamilton A, Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary Education, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 376 (2019) [A1]
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 (49 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2019 Roy D, 'Why schools desperately need a royal commission into the abuse of disabled people', The Conversation, 2019 1-3 (2019)
2019 Roy D, 'Shining a light on abuse, hate and discrimination', The Educator, 2019 12-13 (2019)
2019 Roy D, 'Should schools put CCTV cameras in classrooms?', The Educator, 5 7-7 (2019)
2019 Roy D, 'Real change demands real engagement', The Educator, 5 12-12 (2019)
2019 Roy D, 'We Need A Disability Royal Commission', Australian Teacher Magazine, 2019 17-17 (2019)
2019 Roy D, 'Time, money and method: three things to consider if you re thinking about homeschooling your child', The Conversation, 2019 1-4 (2019)
2019 Roy D, Baker W, Hamilton A, 'New Teaching the Arts book demonstrates the power of the arts across the curriculum', Australian Teacher Magazine, 2019 7-8 (2019)
2019 Roy D, 'How can we teach students creativity?', Australian Teacher Magaine, 2019 10-11 (2019)
2019 Roy D, Armstrong D, 'What you need to know if your child with a disability is starting school soon', The Conversation, 2019 (2019)
2019 Roy D, Buchanan R, 'A mobile phone ban in schools will stigmatise students with disability: experts', Australian Teacher Magazine, 2019 (2019)
Co-authors Rachel Buchanan
2019 Roy D, 'Smile, You're on Candid Camera', TechnologyED, 25 27-29 (2019)
2018 Roy DMS, 'NSW could lead the way in educating students with a disability', The Conversation, 2018 (2018)
2018 Roy DMS, 'Missing The Point', The Educator, 4 7-7 (2018)
2018 Watson K, Roy D, 'The Arts in the K-2 classroom: Belonging, Being and Becoming', Teacher, 2018 5-8 (2018)
2018 Roy DMS, 'Rearranging the education chairs on the Titanic', The Educator, 4 8-8 (2018)
2018 Roy DMS, 'Stats reveal something is rotten in the NSWDoE', Australian Teacher Magazine, 2018 1-3 (2018)
2018 Roy DMS, Watson K, 'The Arts in early childhood learning', Teacher, 2018 1-3 (2018)
2017 Roy DMS, 'Teaching Meyerhold', Mask Magazine Annual, 2016 15-17 (2017)
2017 Roy DMS, 'Using Drama as a tool for inclusion within the classroom', Teacher, 2017 (2017)
2017 Roy DMS, 'Integrating Arts and Science in the classroom', Teacher, 10 (2017)
2017 Roy DMS, 'Adding Transparency', The Educator, 13 14-15 (2017)
2017 Roy DMS, Hanson P, Grossek H, 'Should mainstream classrooms be more inclusive?', The Educator, 3 12-12 (2017)
2017 Dock C, Roy D, 'Why the minister should act boldly on changes to schooling for children with disabilities', EduResearch Matters, 2017 (2017)
2017 Roy DMS, Dock C, 'Children with disabilities in schools: how we started the parliamentary inquiry and what s happening', EduResearch Matters, 2017 (2017)
2017 Roy DMS, 'Dollars - A Distraction in the School Wars', The Educator, 3 (2017)
2017 Roy DMS, 'Should Teachers Have To Pay For Resources?', The Educator, 3 6-6 (2017)
2017 Roy DMS, 'Inclusion a Foundation for a Better Society', Australian Teacher Magazine, 13 20-20 (2017)
2017 Roy DMS, 'National Schools Forum', Challenge Magazine, 2017 (2017)
2016 Roy DMS, 'Children with disability are being excluded from education', The Conversation, (2016)
2016 Roy DMS, 'NSW Public Education receives another F for disabled children.', The Educator, May 2016 (2016)
2016 Roy DMS, 'Teaching Meyerhold', Mask 2.0, 2016 (2016)
2016 Roy DMS, 'More parents are choosing to home school their children why?', The Conversation, July (2016)
2016 Roy DMS, 'Masks as a method: Meyerhold to Mnouchkine', Cogent Arts and Humanities, 3,2016 1-11 (2016) [C1]
DOI 10.1080/23311983.2016.1236436
Citations Scopus - 1
2016 Roy DMS, 'We must do more to protect and educate children with disabilities', Education Review, 2016 12-13 (2016)
2016 Roy DMS, 'Implementing a cross-curricular approach', Teacher, 2016 (2016)
2016 Roy DMS, 'Masks in Pedagogical Practice', Journal of Learning Through the Arts, 12 1-16 (2016) [C1]
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 (18 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2018 Roy DMS, 'Creative Arts and Dyspraxia/DCD: Using the wider curriculum to support children with Dyspraxia/DCD.', Melbourne, Australia (2018)
2018 Roy DMS, 'Educating Dyspraxia: How education can support and hinder those with dyspraxia and how we can ensure we are inclusive.', Melbourne, Australia (2018)
2017 Roy DMS, 'Dyspraxia and Education', Newcastle (2017)
2016 Roy DMS, Foster B, 'Applying Quality Teaching as a Performance Development Framework to improve student Attainment: A Case Study', Melbourne (2016)
2016 Roy DMS, 'Different methodologies to approach students with diverse learning needs', Sydney (2016)
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)

Creative Work (1 outputs)

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

Other (51 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2018 Roy DMS, 'The Drum', (2018) [O1]
2018 Roy DMS, 'Drive with Paul Bevan on ABC Radio', (2018) [O1]
2018 Roy DMS, 'Drive with Paul Bevan on ABC Radio', (2018) [O1]
2017 ABC Television, 'The Drum', (2017) [O1]
2017 Roy DMS, 'Why Is Home Schooling On The Rise?', (2017) [O1]
2017 Bevan P, 'Drive', (2017) [O1]
2017 Roy DMS, 'The Drum', (2017) [O1]
2017 Roy DMS, 'ABC News 24', (2017) [O1]
2017 Roy DMS, 'The Drum', (2017) [O1]
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 5
Total funding $6,470

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20161 grants / $720

Excellence in Professional Practice Conference (EPPC2016), Melbourne, Australia, 19-20 May 2016$720

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

Funding body University of Newcastle - Faculty of Education and Arts
Scheme Travel Grant
Role Lead
Funding Start 2016
Funding Finish 2016
GNo
Type Of Funding Internal
Category INTE
UON N

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 Doctor 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 Doctor 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 Doctor 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 Doctor 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
Current3

Current Supervision

Commenced Level of Study Research Title Program Supervisor Type
2018 PhD Visual Learning Across Curriculum: Investigating its Teaching in the Primary School Setting PhD (Education), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2017 Masters Mummy Broke My Legs M Philosophy (Education), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
2016 PhD Intervention on a String: What is the Impact of Puppetry on Special Needs Students? PhD (Education), Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle Co-Supervisor
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Research Projects

NSW Parliamentary Inquiry: Students with a disability or special needs in New South Wales schools (2017) 2016 - 2017

I initiated the Inquiry, through developing research evidence, presenting it to Legislative Council members and working across and with diverse political parties to achieve a full Inquiry.

The Inquiry was set up to inquire into and report on the provision of education to students with a disability or special needs in government and non-government schools in New South Wales, and in particular:

  1. (a)  equitable access to resources for students with a disability or special needs in regional and metropolitan areas

  2. (b)  the impact of the Government’s ‘Every Student Every School’ policy on the provision of education to students with a disability or special needs in New South Wales public schools

  3. (c)  developments since the 2010 Upper House inquiry into the provision of education to students with a disability or special needs and the implementation of its recommendations

  4. (d)  complaint and review mechanisms within the school systems in New South Wales for parents and carers, and

  5. (e) any other related matters.

https://www.aare.edu.au/blog/?p=2242

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Dr David Roy

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Lecturer
School of Education
Faculty of Education and Arts

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