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Dr Brendan Hyde

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Lecturer, Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum)

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Australian Catholic University, 2008
Doctor of Philosophy, Australian Catholic University, 2006
Master of Education, Australian Catholic University, 1998
Bachelor of Education, Phillip Inst. of Technology, 1998
Graduate Certificate of Religious Education, Australian Catholic University, 1985
Diploma of Teaching, Institute of Catholic Edu., 1985

Contact

brendan.hyde@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68313

Biography

Brendan Hyde has held previous academic positions at Australian Catholic University and at BBI – The Australian Institute for Theological Education in Sydney, where he was the Academic Dean. Brendan is a member of the Australian College of Educators, an Honorary Senior Research Fellow of Federation University Australia and a Fellow of the Centre for the Theology of Childhood (Denver, Colorado, USA). From 2009 until the end of 2017 Brendan was a co-editor of International Journal of Children’s Spirituality, a peer-reviewed academic journal that provides a multicultural and interdisciplinary forum for those involved in research and development of children’s and young people’s spirituality. He is the author of Children and Spirituality: Searching for Meaning and Connectedness, and co-author of The Spiritual Dimension of Children’s Lives (both published through Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London and Philadelphia) as well as numerous academic articles in peer reviewed journals.

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Biography summary

Dr Brendan Hyde is a Senior Lecturer, Education (Pedagogy and Curriculum) on the Melbourne Burwood Campus of Deakin University with research interests in phenomenology, transformative learning, and how children’s spirituality can be nurtured through education.

Research interests

Phenomenology
Epistemology
Transformative learning
Spiritual Education
Children’s Spirituality
Curriculum Theory
Religious Education

Affiliations

Australian College of Educators
Victorian Institute of Teaching
Godly Play Australia Advisory Board

Teaching interests

Educational Theory, Curriculum and Assessment, Spiritual Education

Units taught

ETP400

Knowledge areas

Phenomenology
Epistemology
Transformative learning
Spiritual Education
Children’s Spirituality
Curriculum Theory
Religious Education

Expertise

Dr Hyde has expertise in phenomenology, children's spirituality and curriculum theory

Conferences

Keynote speaker, 2019 RE Symposium "From Theory to Practice", Sydney, September 12-13, 2019.

Publications

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2019

Connecting to life: a new, emerging learning disposition within a Godly Play educational framework

Brendan Hyde

(2019), Vol. 67, pp. 115-125, Journal of Religious Education, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Godly play in the classroom. Some significant perspectives

Brendan Hyde

(2019), pp. 9-23, Moving from theory to practice religious educators in the classroom, Melbourne, Vic., B1

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2018

Pathic knowing, lived sensibility and phenomenological reflections on children's spirituality

B Hyde

(2018), Vol. 23, pp. 346-357, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, London, Eng., C1-1

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2017

Nurturing the spiritual child: Recognising, addressing and nurturing spirituality in early years' classrooms through a dispositional framework

B Hyde

(2017), pp. 201-213, Re-enchanting education and spiritual wellbeing : fostering belonging and meaning-making for global citizens, London, Eng., B1

chapter

Old wine in new wineskins? A comparison of approaches to religious education in Catholic schools in four Australian dioceses

Brendan Hyde

(2017), pp. 285-303, Religious education in Australian catholic schools : exploring the landscape, Melbourne, Vic., B1

chapter
2016

Beyond the twee: Thuy's practical expression of living the Mercy Education value of hospitality

B Hyde

(2016), Vol. 37, pp. 131-139, Journal of beliefs and values, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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2015

Confusion in the field! Providing clarity on constructivism and constructionism in religious education

B Hyde

(2015), Vol. 110, pp. 289-302, Religious education, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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2014

An investigation into the effects of meditation with children in a Catholic primary school

M De Souza, B Hyde, T Kehoe

(2014), Vol. 19, pp. 197-212, International journal of children's spirituality, Abingson, Eng., C1-1

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2013

A category mistake: why contemporary Australian religious education in Catholic schools may be doomed to failure

B Hyde

(2013), Vol. 34, pp. 36-45, Journal of beliefs and values, Abingdon, Eng., C1-1

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Nurturing spirituality through a dispositional framework in early years' contexts

B Hyde

(2013), pp. 128-139, Global perspectives on spirituality and education, London, Eng., B1-1

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2012

A measure of spiritual sensitivity for children

G Stoyles, B Stanford, P Caputi, A Keating, B Hyde

(2012), Vol. 17, pp. 203-215, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, C1-1

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2011

Cyber spirituality II: Virtual reality and spiritual exploration

K Yust, B Hyde, C Ota

(2011), Vol. 16, pp. 1-3, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, C1-1

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Montessori and Jerome W. Berryman: Work, play, religious education and the art of using the Christian language system

B Hyde

(2011), Vol. 33, pp. 341-353, British Journal of Religious Education, C1-1

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2010

Defining childhood at the beginning of the twenty-first century: Children as agents

B Hyde, K Yust, C Ota

(2010), Vol. 15, pp. 1-3, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, C1-1

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Godly play nourishing children's spirituality: A case study

B Hyde

(2010), Vol. 105, pp. 504-518, Religious Education, C1-1

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A dispositional framework in religious education: Learning dispositions and early years' religious education in Catholic schools

B Hyde

(2010), Vol. 31, pp. 261-269, Journal of Beliefs and Values, C1-1

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Silence, agency and spiritual development

B Hyde, K Yust, C Ota

(2010), Vol. 15, pp. 97-99, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, C1-1

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Cyber spirituality: Facebook, twitter, and the adolescent quest for connection

K Yust, B Hyde, C Ota

(2010), Vol. 15, pp. 291-293, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, C1-1

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2008

Children's Grief Dreams and the Theory of Spiritual Intelligence

K Adams, B Hyde

(2008), Vol. 18, pp. 58-67, Dreaming, C1-1

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The identification of four characteristics of children's spirituality in Australian Catholic primary schools

B Hyde

(2008), Vol. 13, pp. 117-127, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, C1-1

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I wonder what you think really, really matters? Spiritual questing and religious education

B Hyde

(2008), Vol. 103, pp. 32-47, Religious Education, C1-1

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Weaving the threads of meaning: A characteristic of children's spirituality and its implications for religious education

B Hyde

(2008), Vol. 30, pp. 235-245, British Journal of Religious Education, C1-1

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2007

Spirituality of children and young people: A consideration of some perspectives and implications from research contextualized by Australia

M De Souza, B Hyde

(2007), Vol. 12, pp. 97-104, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, C1-1

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2006

'You can't buy love': Trivializing and the challenge for religious education

B Hyde

(2006), Vol. 27, pp. 165-176, Journal of Beliefs and Values, C1-1

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2005

Beyond logic - Entering the realm of mystery: Hermeneutic phenomenology as a tool for reflecting on children's spirituality

B Hyde

(2005), Vol. 10, pp. 31-44, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, C1-1

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2004

Children's spirituality and "the good shepherd experience"

B Hyde

(2004), Vol. 99, pp. 137-150, Religious Education, C1-1

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2003

The plausibility of spiritual intelligence: Spiritual experience, problem solving and neural sites

B Hyde

(2003), Vol. 8, pp. 39-52, International Journal of Children's Spirituality, C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report