Prof Damian Blake

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Head of School

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SoE Arts & Ed

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

damian.blake@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 71440

Publications

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2018

A framework to support personalising prescribed school curricula

V Prain, D Blake, C Deed, M Edwards, S Emery, C Farrelly, D Fingland, J Henriksen, V Lovejoy, N Meyers, A Mooney, T Muir, R Sbaglia, K Swabey, D Thomas, R Tytler, T Zitzlaff

(2018), Vol. 44, pp. 1101-1119, British educational research journal, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal
2017

Understanding the nature of school partnerships with business in delivery of vocational programmes in schools in Australia

J Polesel, M Klatt, D Blake, K Starr

(2017), Vol. 30, pp. 283-298, Journal of education and work, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal
2015

Teacher preparation in Malaysia: needed changes

P Goh, D Blake

(2015), Vol. 20, pp. 469-480, Teaching in higher education, London, Eng, C1

journal
2011

Youth literacy development through applied learning and the national curriculum

D Blake, B Bowling

(2011), pp. 139-154, Creating an Australian curriculum for English : national agendas, local contexts, Putney, N.S.W., B1-1

chapter
2009

The influence of learning environment on student conceptions of learning

P Smith, D Blake

(2009), Vol. 61, pp. 231-246, Journal of Vocational Education and Training, C1

journal

Developing a rural and regional science challenge to utilise community and industry-based partnerships

D Blake, C Campbell

(2009), Vol. 5, pp. 247-253, EURASIA journal of mathematics, science & technology education, Ankara, Turkey, C1

journal

Supporting teachers as action researchers

D Blake

(2009), pp. 1-15, AARE 2009 : Australian Association for Research in Education International Education Research Conference, Canberra, A.C.T., E1

conference

Examining the development of the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning and its implications for schools and teacher education in Australia

D Blake, D Gallagher

(2009), Vol. 1, pp. 49-71, Journal for Applied Learning in Higher Education, St. Joseph, Mo., C1

journal
2007

Exploring the challenge of applied learning reform

D Blake

(2007), Vol. 3, pp. 58-76, International journal of pedagogies and learning, Brisbane, Qld., C1

journal
2006

Re-engaging young people through applied learning pedagogy

D Blake

(2006), pp. 24-34, ATEA 2006: Making teaching public: reforms in teacher education - proceedings of the 2006 Australian Teacher Education Association National Conference, Fremantle, W.A., E1

conference

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Innovative partnerships for youth engagement in education and work

Prof John Polesel, Prof Jack Keating, Prof Karen Starr, Prof Damian Blake, Mr David Gallagher, Mr David Michaels

ARC Linkage - Projects Rnd 2

  • 2015: $44,000
  • 2014: $48,000
  • 2013: $44,000

Improving Regional Low SES Students Learning and Wellbeing

Prof Vaughan Prain, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Craig Deed, Prof Noel Meyers, Prof Damian Blake, Dr Tracey Muir, Ms Cathleen Farrelly, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, Mr Damon Thomas, A/Prof Karen Swabey

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2019: $199
  • 2018: $1,342
  • 2017: $71,820
  • 2016: $39,408

Other Public Sector Funding

Evaluation of the National Partnerships (Teacher, Quality, Supply and Retention) Initiatives for the Victorian school workforce

Prof Brenton Doecke, Prof Russell Tytler, Prof Christine Halse, Dr Brian Doig, Prof Julianne Moss, Prof Damian Blake, A/Prof Peter Hubber, A/Prof Coral Campbell, A/Prof Anne-Marie Morrissey, A/Prof Bernadette Walker-Gibbs, Dr Wendy Kortman, Mr Alan Marshall, Ms Barbara Preston, Dr Jodie Kline, Dr Glenn Auld, A/Prof Linda Hobbs

  • 2013: $190,500
  • 2012: $25,500
  • 2011: $52,800

Pilot Tech Next Mid-Year intake - selection, recruitment & placement of participants (Phase 1) & course delivery (Phase 2)

Prof Damian Blake, Prof Russell Tytler, Prof Chris Hickey, A/Prof Alex Kostogriz, A/Prof Peter Hubber, Prof Brenton Doecke, Dr Gaye Williams, Dr Gail Chittleborough

  • 2012: $439,514

Innovative partnerships for youth engagement in education and work

Prof John Polesel, Prof Jack Keating, Prof Karen Starr, Prof Damian Blake, Mr David Gallagher, Mr David Michaels

  • 2015: $25,200
  • 2014: $25,200
  • 2013: $25,200

Literacy and Numeracy Strategy - Literature Review

A/Prof Colleen Vale, Prof Damian Blake, Dr Glenn Auld, Dr Leicha Bragg, A/Prof Louise Paatsch, Dr Trace Ollis, A/Prof Joanne O'Mara, Dr Sarah Ohi, Dr Gaye Williams

  • 2013: $54,420

Improving Regional Low SES Students Learning and Wellbeing

Prof Vaughan Prain, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Craig Deed, Prof Noel Meyers, Prof Damian Blake, Dr Tracey Muir, Ms Cathleen Farrelly, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, Mr Damon Thomas, A/Prof Karen Swabey

  • 2018: $45,827
  • 2017: $9,500

Industry and Other Funding

Support Agreement - Northern Bay Guarantee

Prof Damian Blake

  • 2014: $58,000

Improving Regional Low SES Students Learning and Wellbeing

Prof Vaughan Prain, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Craig Deed, Prof Noel Meyers, Prof Damian Blake, Dr Tracey Muir, Ms Cathleen Farrelly, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, Mr Damon Thomas, A/Prof Karen Swabey

  • 2017: $20,763
  • 2016: $1,000

Other Funding Sources

Pilot Teach Next Mid-Year Intake 2 - selection, recruitment & placement of participants (Phase 1) & course delivery (Phase 2)

Prof Damian Blake, Margaret Stacey, Mr Barry Plant, Dr Bryan Humphrey

  • 2014: $53,385
  • 2013: $193,796
  • 2012: $505,921

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2018

Reem Hashem

Thesis entitled: Interrogating the Paradox: Distributed Leadership and 'Sheikhocracy' in Jordanian Schools Leadership

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2017

Christine Roma Schulz

Thesis entitled: Learning to be Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) Educators

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2013

Paula Foran

Thesis entitled: The value of guided operating theatre experience for undergradaute nurses

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Associate Supervisor
2017

Mohd Fauzi Bin Kamarudin

Thesis entitled: Restructuring in Higher Education: A Case Study in an Australian University

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Helen Dorothy Hughes

Thesis entitled: Exploring Principals' Purposes, Experiences and Perceptions of Teacher Appraisal in Victorian Independent Schools

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2016

Elspeth Mary McGavin

Thesis entitled: Risk in the VET Practitioner¿s Teaching Experience and Professional Identity

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2014

Jennine Fleming

Thesis entitled: Exploring stakeholders perspectives of cooperative education in sport tertiary education

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2012

Nicholas Wempe

Thesis entitled: Developing IT professionals in New Zealand using project-based learning

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2011

Maureen Phillips

Thesis entitled: The Role of Self-direction in Australian Sonographers' Professional Development

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2009

Robin Mautner

Thesis entitled: Reengaging ¿At-risk¿ Youth in Secondary Education

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Dipu Sebastian

Thesis entitled: Enhacing Student Learning in a First Year Business Program

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2008

Raymond Meldrum

Thesis entitled: A Curriculum for Entrepreneurial Creativity and Resourcefulness in New Zealand

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2006

Andrew Smith

Thesis entitled: Spirituality and the Transition to Manhood

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education