Teaching and Research Staff

Brian Moore

B.A., Grad Dip Education, MTeach, Grad Dip Psychology, Post Grad Dip Psychology, PhD (Submission 2020)

Lecturer, Educational Psychology, Inclusive Education
Building 1431 Office 2.35

Brian Moore is a lecturer and researcher at Charles Sturt University. He gained a B.A. from the University of Sydney and has multiple postgraduate qualifications in education and psychology. His PhD was recently awarded by Macquarie University (subject to corrections).

With a professional background as a registered psychologist and primary/secondary educator, Mr Moore has significant experience working with children, adolescents, and their families. He is committed to promoting child and adolescent mental health as an important outcome in its own right and due to the impact mental health has on related factors such as educational achievement.

Mr Moore has varied research interests and has published on topics including bullying, inclusive education, martial arts, mental health and resilience. He is passionate about promoting mental health in schools and developing an evidence base to support this. Mr Moore is a co-chair of Wellbeing and Mental Health Research Australia, is the tertiary liaison for School Counselling and Psychology NSW, and is a Special Advisory Group member for UNESCO’s International Centre of Martial Arts for Youth Development and Engagement.

Mr Moore has extensive teaching experience across tertiary, secondary and primary levels of education.

Tertiary level teaching:

Child Development: The Primary Years (2021-current)
Managing the Classroom Environment (2021-current)
Principles of Inclusive Education (2020-current)
Child Development: Foundation to Year 6 (2020)
Child Development: The Early Years (2020)
Research Communication in Human Sciences (2019).
Educational Psychology (2018).

Higher Degree Research Supervision (2021-current)

Research interests:

Mental Health
Martial Arts
Adaptive behaviour
Risk behaviour
Health literacy
Climate change

Current projects:

-The effects of martial arts training on the mental health outcomes of secondary school students
-The relationship between inclusion, prosocial behaviour and resilience

  1. School Counselling and Psychology Association NSW. Executive Committee: Tertiary Representative (2021-present)
  2. Wellbeing and Mental Health Research Group: Co-leader (2021-present)
  3. UNESCO ICM Special Advisory Group (2020-present)
  4. International Academic Forum (2020-present)
  5. Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (2012-present)

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