A/PROF John Quay

A/PROF John Quay

Positions

  • curriculum theory and development
  • history and philosophy of education
  • physical education; outdoor education; environmental education

Overview

Affiliation

Member of

  • Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Member, Leading Teacher Reference Group 2004 -
  • Australian College of Education. MACE 1997 -
  • Australian Council for Educational Leaders. MACEL 1995 -
  • Victorian Outdoor Education Association. Member, Tertiary Advisory Group 1990 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2011
  • MEd, University of Melbourne 2000
  • PGDipEdSt(Stud. Welfare), University of Melbourne 1998
  • GDipEdAdm, University of Melbourne 1995
  • BEd, Deakin University - Rusden 1989

Awards and honors

  • Vice-Chancellor's Engagement Award - $10,000 staff engagement project grant for Heart of Carlton project evaluation, Melbourne Engagement and Partnerships Office, 2012
  • Postgraduate (Doctoral) Award of Distinction, for most outstanding research thesis, Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, 2012
  • Victorian Inspirational Environmental Education Teacher Award, $5000 prize presented by Victorian Minister for Employment, Education and Training, Vic Dept of Employment, Education and Training: Ford One Planet Environment Awards, 1999

Linkages

Supervision

Available for supervision

  • Y

Supervision Statement

  • Recent Completions
    'The viability of residential school holiday camps in Australia' - Hugo Sach (M.Ed research - 2012)
    'The challenges of teaching physical education: Juxtaposing the experiences of physical education teachers in Kenya and Victoria' - Michael Wanyama (M.Ed research - 2011)
    'Aims and experience in outdoor education' - Malcolm Nicolson (M.Ed research - 2010)
    Malcolm's thesis received the ACHPER Postgraduate (Masters) Student Award of Distinction (2010) - awarded by the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (Victoria) to the student with the most outstanding Masters thesis falling within the areas of focus of ACHPER.
    'Liberal education, Heidegger, and digital information technology' - Matthew Barker (M.Ed research - 2010)
    Matthew's thesis received the Freda Cohen Prize (2010) - awarded by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education to the candidate who submits the most meritorious research thesis for assessment for the degree of Master of Education during the preceding year.
    'Understanding student engagement with gymnastics in physical education classes by way of Dewey's notions of interest, occupation and purpose' - Jacqui Peters (M.Ed research - 2009)
    Jacqui's thesis received the ACHPER Postgraduate (Masters) Student Award of Distinction (2009) - awarded by the Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (Victoria) to the student with the most outstanding Masters thesis falling within the areas of focus of ACHPER.