David Roy is a lecturer in Education at the University of Newcastle.
His research focuses on how we can use the Creative Arts for inclusion and to support diverse learners, particularly those with disabilities.
Author of nine 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.
He was named in the Educator 'Hot List 2017' http://www.educatoronline.com.au/rankings/hot-list-2017/
Lecturer in Education, University of Newcastle
University of Newcastle, Grad Cert PTT
University of Glasgow, ATQ
University of Glasgow, PGCE
University of Glasgow, Degree of MA
Identity and The Arts: Using Drama and masks as a pedagogical tool to support identity development in adolescence, Creative Education
The Pandorica Opens: Drama and Numeracy Potentials in Primary School, Mask
Teaching The Arts: Early Childhood and Primary (2nd ed), Cambridge University Press
Masks and Cultural Contexts Drama Education and Anthropology, International Journal of Sociology and Anthropology
Dyspraxia, Drama and Masks: Applying the School Curriculum as Therapy, Journal of Applied Arts and Health
Teaching The Arts: Early Childhood and Primary, Cambridge University Press
Helping The Invisible Children, Education Review
Nelson Drama for Secondary Students, Cengage
Introducing Stage Fighting to Stage 5, Journal of Education in the Dramatic Arts
How To Pass Standard Grade Drama, Hodder Gibson
The Importance of Being Earnest Learning and Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland
Twelfth Night Learning and Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland
Amang the Craws Learning and Teaching Guide, Learning Teaching Scotland