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Sub-Dean, Graduate Studies, Charles Sturt University

Dr Brendon Hyndman BEd(PhysEd) Upper Class Honours (UB), GradCertEd(TerEd)(UB), GradCertUniLead (CSU), PhD (HPE)(RMIT)

Sub-Dean Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Education (FOAE) based at the Albury-Wodonga campus. Brendon is a qualified school teacher with postgraduate qualifications in higher education teaching and leadership, alongside a PhD from RMIT University in Melbourne. He has been the FOAE Course Director of Postgraduate Studies in Education (Post-initial teaching qualifications) from 2017-2020.

Alongside holding a number of university leadership positions, Brendon has published over 100 scholarly and academic papers with extensive engagement from his research via mainstream media (including multiple television appearances). Brendon has also had an impact upon a number of educational policies and practices from his research. In 2019, Brendon was appointed expert spokesman for a national “Let’s Play” campaign which had a reach of almost 50 million people in which he provided key recommendations to Australian parents on how to encourage play.

Brendon is the editor and primary author of the book 'Contemporary school playground strategies for healthy students', co-editor of the book 'Health and Education interdependence' and co-editor of the 2020 monograph in USA’s Q1 ranked Journal of Teaching Physical Education titled ‘Social Media for Professional Development and Learning in Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy’.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Senior lecturer, Charles Sturt University
  • 2016–2017
    Lecturer, Southern Cross University
  • 2014–2016
    Lecturer, Charles Darwin University
  • 2013–2014
    Lecturer, RMIT University
  • 2009–2011
    Researcher/Teacher, Federation University Australia

Education

  • 2019 
    Charles Sturt University, Graduate Certificate in University Leadership and Management
  • 2013 
    RMIT University, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 2012 
    Federation University Australia, Graduate Certificate in Education (Tertiary Education)
  • 2008 
    Federation University Australia, Bachelor of Education (Physical Education) Upper Class Honours

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER)
  • Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)
  • Australian Teacher Education Association
  • International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (Association Internationale des Écoles Supérieures d’Éducation Physique)