Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Matthew Winslade

Dr Matthew Winslade

EdD, MEd (PE), Grad Cert (Higher Ed), Grad Dip Ed (PDHPE), B Soc Sci (H Mov't)

Matt Winslade is the Sub-Dean, Workplace Learning for the Faculty of Arts and Education. 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.

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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.

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  • 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 

Awards

  • 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.

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Journal Articles

  • Dudley, D.,Cotton, W., Winslade, M., Wright, B., Jackson, K., Rock, V. (2017). An objective and cross-sectional examination of sun safe behaviours in NSW primary schools. BMC Public Health.
  • Winslade, M. (2016). Can an international field experience assist Health and Physical Education pre-service teachers to develop cultural competency? Cogent Education, 3(1), Taylor and Francis
  • Dudley, D.,Winslade, M., Wright, B., Cotton, W.G., McIver, J.  & Jackson, K. (2015). Rationale and study protocol to evaluate the SunSmart policy intervention: a cluster randomized controlled trial of a primary school-based health promotion program. BMC Public Health, 15 (1), 42.
  • Perry, Y., Petrie, K., Buckley, H., Cavanagh, L., Clarke, D., Winslade, M. & Christensen, H. (2014). Effects of a classroom-based educational resource on adolescent mental health literacy: A cluster randomised controlled trial. Journal of Adolescence, 37(7), 1143-1151.
  • Winslade, M., Wright, B., Dudley, D., Cotton, W.G., McIver, J.  & Jackson, K. (under review) Australian primary school community's understandings of SunSmart: A qualitative study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health
  • Jackson, K., Dudley, D., Cotton, W., & Winslade, M., (under review) Rationale and Protocol Paper for the Healthy Active Peaceful Playgrounds for Youth (HAPPY) Study. BMC Public Health.

Reports

Dudley, D., Winslade, M., Wright, B., & Cotton, W.G. (2016). SunSmart Policy Support Intervention Design and Evaluation (Research Report). Sydney: Macquarie University.

Book Chapters

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. Kr├Ągeloh, R. Dryer, R. Billington, A. Hill (Eds). Well-being in Higher education: Cultivating a healthy lifestyle among faculty and students. New York: Routledge.

Books

Dudley, D., Telford, A., Peralta, L., Stonehouse, C., & Winslade, M. (Due for release 2017). Teaching Quality Health & Physical Education. Melbourne: Cengage.

Presentations

  • Winslade, M. (2013) Developing Cultural Competence: Introducing Young People to a Trans-cultural Setting through an International Sporting Experience. Fiji Rugby Centenary Conference: Reflections on the Past, Present and Future, Suva. Fiji
  • Winslade, M. (2014). Developing cultural competence: Introducing HPE students to a trans-cultural setting through an international practicum experience. AIESEP, World Congress. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Winslade, M. (2014). Yindyamaldhuray Yalbilinya: Using a culturally responsive pedagogy to frame Health and Physical Education. AIESEP, World Congress. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Winslade, M., & Clarke, D. (2014) Regional connectedness. NSW Secondary Principals Council Annual Conference, "Blue sky thinking, red dirt reality", Bathurst.
  • Dudley, D., Winslade, M., Cotton, W., Wright, B., McIver, J., Rock, V., & Jackson, K. (2016)  Baseline data from a cluster-control trial evaluating sun-safety in NSW primary schools12th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference.
  • Rock, V., Havill, M., Hamer, A., Dudley, D., Cotton, W., Winslade, M., & Wright, B. (2017) 'Protect your skin and let the fun begin': A SunSmart primary school intervention and evaluation".13th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference - conference proceeding: Abstract accepted to be delivered May 2017
  • Winslade, M. (2012) Developing Cultural Competence: Introducing HPE students to an Indigenous learning framework through a connected schools partnership. Australian Association for Research in Education, Sydney.
  • Winslade, M. (2012). Discursive curriculum change within PDHPE and the perceived impact on in-service teacher identity. Australian Teacher Education Association conference, Adelaide.
  • Winslade, M (2015). Developing cultural competence: Introducing HPE students to a trans-cultural setting through an international practicum experience. Charles Sturt University, brown bag  
  • Clarke, D., Winslade, M., Ward, L. (2013). Developing cultural competence: creating connections with Indigenous learners using a culturally responsive pedagogy     Brown bag
  • Winslade (2011). Blended and Flexible Learning in PDHPE curriculum Studies. Charles Sturt University, School of Human Studies, Blended and Flexible Learning (FLY) Symposium.
  • Winslade, M. (2012). Effective Learning Environments.  Australian College of Educators, Western Region. Invited guest speaker

Doctoral Thesis

Winslade, M. (2012).The changing discursive underpinnings of NSW PDHPE and the impact on teacher professional identity. Charles Sturt University.

HDR Supervision

Doctoral

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

Masters

Currently supervising (Due for submission 2017)

Tristan Worledge: Topic area – Teacher perceptions and extra-curricular activity

Honours

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.

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Matt teaches in the discipline of Health and Physical Education. Subject areas include:

  • Young People and Health Advocacy
  • The Health and Wellbeing of Young people
  • PDHPE Curriculum Studies - secondary and primary
  • PDHPE Professional Practice
  • Aquatics/Track and Field

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