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David Roy

David Roy

Lecturer in Education, University of Newcastle

David Roy is a lecturer in Education and Creative Arts at the University of Newcastle.

His research interests are in pedagogy and homeschooling, drama and arts learning, and dyspraxia and inclusion in Education. 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.

More parents are choosing to home school their children – why?

Jul 10, 2016 21:03 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

More parents in New South Wales (NSW) are choosing to home school their child. There are now around 10,000 registered children who are home schooled each year in Australia. In NSW, the number has increased by 10% in the...

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