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PROF John O'Toole

Positions

  • Drama and arts in educational settings, the community and tertiary education
  • Performing and creative arts venues, young people and children (Cultural capital; artistic understanding; engagement; learning outcomes; cultural citizenship)
  • The educational effects of theatre, including theatre for development in economically developing countries
  • The impact of drama and peer teaching on conflict and bullying in schools

Overview

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  • Professor O'Toole is the Chair of Arts Education at the University of Melbourne, and lead author of the arts subject area of the National Curriculum.   

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, The University of Queensland 1990
  • MEd, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne 1977
  • AdvDipDramEd, Durham University 1970
  • MA, University of Cambridge 1965
  • BA (Hons), University of Cambridge 1962

Awards and honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award for Research Higher Degree Supervision, Griffith University, 2005

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