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’.