EdD, MEd (PE), Grad Cert (Higher Ed), Grad Dip Ed (PDHPE), B Soc Sci (H Mov't)
Matt Winslade is the Associate Head of the School of Teacher Education and Associate Course Director for Health and Physical Education (HPE) and the Bachelor of education (K-12). Matt has a strong educational background with over twenty years of teaching experience in the HPE field. Prior to moving into the tertiary sector he was both a Head Teacher in the state system and a Director of Sport in the Association of Independent schools. Matt has been awarded an Australian Council of Deans of Education award through the Australian Association for Research in Education and has received a citation for outstanding contribution to student learning. Matt's doctoral research examined the changing nature of Health and Physical Education in Australian schools. His current research activities include evaluating school and university based health and physical activity programs and the development of inter-cultural competency in pre-service teachers.
Matt's research focus relates to the fields of (H)PETE, cultural competency and the HPE curriculum. Matt's doctoral research examined the changing nature of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education in NSW secondary schools through a qualitative framework. His research into cultural competence is supported, through the Yinyamurra dhuray Yalbalinya initiative, which involves working closely with cross cultural community groups engaging with an Indigenous learning framework at both school and university levels. Matt also works with both the Australian Rugby Union and Samoan Rugby Union to provide an international framework for HPE students to develop cultural competence. Matt is currently a member of the Head Strong research team, a collaborative research initiative between CSU, the Black Dog Institute and the University of New South Wales investigating issues relating to mental health within regional secondary schools. Matt is also a member of the SunSmart research team, (CSU, the NSW Cancer Council, Macquarie University and Sydney University) investigating the efficacy of sun protection policy and programs in primary schools.
FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE D'EDUCATION PHYSIQUE – INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION- OCEANIA (FIEP). Australian delegate, Assistant to the Vice President (Oceania)
Royal lifesaving Society of Australia (RLSSA): Bronze Examiner
Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)
Australian Teacher Education Association (ATEA)
International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP)
Charles Sturt University - Faculty of Education - Ethics Committee
Charles Sturt University - School of Teacher Education - Assessment Committee and Staffing Committee
Australian Council of Deans of Education (ACDE)-Early Career Researcher Award, presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education International Conference, Sydney University.
Charles Sturt University - Faculty Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning: 'For developing, leading and supporting Health and Physical Education pre-service teachers to build intercultural competence through an innovative sport-based international mobility program.'
Charles Sturt University – Establishment Grant
Charles Sturt University – Faculty of Education Scholarship for Doctoral research
Royal Life Saving Society Australia- Associate Award for service to the society.
Dudley, D., Winslade, M., Wright, B., & Cotton, W.G. (2016). SunSmart Policy Support Intervention Design and Evaluation (Research Report). Sydney: Macquarie University.
Winslade, M. (2015). Culture, motivation, and sport: developing cultural competence of health and physical education pre-service teachers. In M. Henning, C. Krageloh & G. Wong-Toi (Eds). Student motivation and quality of life in higher education. New York: Routledge
Winslade, M., & Wright, B. (under review for publication 2017). Wellbeing and Physical Activity. In M. Henning, C. Krägeloh, R. Dryer, R. Billington, A. Hill (Eds). Well-being in Higher education: Cultivating a healthy lifestyle among faculty and students. New York: Routledge.
Dudley, D., Telford, A., Peralta, L., Stonehouse, C., & Winslade, M. (Due for release 2017). Teaching Quality Health & Physical Education. Melbourne: Cengage.
Winslade, M. (2012).The changing discursive underpinnings of NSW PDHPE and the impact on teacher professional identity. Charles Sturt University.
Dr Lindy Cavanagh (2016).
Published title: The efficacy of a Preventative intervention on regional young people's attitudes and intentions towards help seeking for mental health issues.
Currently supervising (Due for submission 2017)
Mr Bradley Wright: Topic area - Health Promoting Schools
Currently supervising (Due for submission 2017)
Tristan Worledge: Topic area – Teacher perceptions and extra-curricular activity
Melissa Pumpa: Pre-service PDHPE teacher's understanding of Indigenous pedagogy.
Rebecca Ford: Developing pre-Service teacher's cultural competence.
Laura Sealey: Student's perceptions of Indigenous learning frameworks.
Troy Kenny: Generalist primary teacher's self-efficacy and Physical education teaching practice.
Lauren Brady: PDHPE teacher's perceptions of HSC online.
Currently Supervising (Due for submission 2017)
Brigid Rhynehart: Topic Area – Rural Education and teacher retention.
Matt teaches in the discipline of Health and Physical Education. Subject areas include: