Lecturer in Education, University of Newcastle

David Roy is a lecturer in Education and Creative Arts at the University of Newcastle.

His research focuses on how we can use the Creative Arts to for inclusion and to support diverse learners, particularly those with disabilities.

Author of eight texts, researcher, media commentator, and former teacher, he was nominated for the 2006 Saltire/TES Scottish Education Publication of the Year and won the 2013 Best New Australian Publication for VCE Drama and/or VCE Theatre Studies. His most recent text is 'Teaching the Arts: Early Childhood and Primary (2015) published by Cambridge University Press. 


His current research interests are Disability & Inclusion, Homeschooling, Creative Arts and Masks.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Education, University of Newcastle

Education

  • 2011 
    University of Newcastle, Grad Cert PTT
  • 1995 
    University of Glasgow, ATQ
  • 1992 
    University of Glasgow, PGCE
  • 1990 
    University of Glasgow, Degree of MA

Publications

  • 2015
    Identity and The Arts: Using Drama and masks as a pedagogical tool to support identity development in adolescence, Creative Education
  • 2015
    The Pandorica Opens: Drama and Numeracy Potentials in Primary School, Mask
  • 2015
    Teaching The Arts: Early Childhood and Primary (2nd ed), Cambridge University Press
  • 2015
    Masks and Cultural Contexts Drama Education and Anthropology, International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
  • 2014
    Dyspraxia, Drama and Masks: Applying the School Curriculum as Therapy, Journal of Applied Arts and Health
  • 2012
    Teaching The Arts: Early Childhood and Primary, Cambridge University Press
  • 2011
    Helping The Invisible Children, Education Review
  • 2009
    Introducing Stage Fighting to Stage 5, Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts
  • 2009
    Nelson Drama for Secondary Students, Cengage
  • 2008
    The Importance of Being Earnest Learning and Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland
  • 2008
    How To Pass Standard Grade Drama, Hodder Gibson
  • 2006
    Twelfth Night Learning and Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland
  • 2005
    Amang the Craws Learning and Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland
  • 2002
    Vsevolod Meyerhold Annotated Bibliography, Learning Teaching Scotland
  • 1998
    Drama: The Merchant of Venice Learning and Teaching Guide, Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum

Research Areas

  • Education (13)
  • Drama, Theatre And Performance Studies (190404)
  • Special Education And Disability (130312)