Prof Damian Blake

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Head of School Education

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

School of Education

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

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

Publications

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2022

Using Multi-Group Invariance Analysis in Exploring Cross-Cultural Differences in Mathematics Anxiety: A Comparison of Australia and Russia

Zara Ersozlu, Muhammet Usak, Damian Blake

(2022), Vol. 9, pp. 1-18, Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies, Fort Myers, Fla., C1

journal article

Addressing Preservice Teacher's Reasons for Mathematics and Test Anxiety

Zara Ersozlu, Damian Blake, Muhammet Usak*, Stuart Hawken

(2022), Vol. 11, pp. 1715-1728, European Journal of Educational Research, Hanover, MD., C1

journal article
2021

Team teaching in large spaces: three case studies framed by relational agency

V Prain, S Emery, D Thomas, V Lovejoy, C Farrelly, L Baxter, D Blake, C Deed, M Edwards, D Fingland, A Mooney, T Muir, K Swabey, R Tytler, E Workman, T Daniel-Zitzlaff, J Henriksen

(2021), Vol. 33, pp. 272-285, Teaching Education, C1

journal article

E-readiness measurement tool: Scale development and validation in a Malaysian higher educational context

P Goh, D Blake

(2021), Vol. 8, Cogent Education, C1

journal article

Youth Conversations Research Report

Damian Blake, Louise Paatsch, Sarah Healy, Amanda Mooney

(2021), Geelong, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper
2020

Teacher adaptation to flexible learning environments

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

(2020), Vol. 23, pp. 153-165, Learning environments research, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Final year preservice teachers' views of professional experience in partnership schools

Dianne Toe, Christine Ure, Damian Blake

(2020), Vol. 45, pp. 104-127, Australian journal of teacher education, Mt. Lawley, W.A., C1

journal article
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 article

Exploring digital literacy as a graduate learning outcome in higher education - An analysis of online survey

C Adachi, D Blake, K Riisla

(2018), pp. 292-297, ASCILITE 2018 : Open oceans: learning without borders : Proceedings of the 35th International Conference of Innovation, Practice and Research in the use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education, Geelong, Victoria, E1

conference
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 article
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 article

Northern Bay Guarantee: Evaluation Report

D Blake, S Vass

(2015), Geelong, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper
2013

The literacy and numeracy strategy literature review

A Kostogriz, C Vale, G Auld, D Blake, L Bragg, S Ohi, T Ollis, J O'Mara, L Paatsch, G Williams

(2013), Melbourne, Vic., A6-1

research report/technical paper
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

book chapter

Workplace learning coordinators program : formative evaluation : final report

D Blake, S Wong, L Grace

(2011), Melbourne, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper
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, Wallingford, England, C1

journal article

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 article

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 article

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
2008

Evaluation of the Science and Technology Education Leveraging Relevance (STELR) Proof-of-Concept Program

P Hubber, D Blake

(2008), Burwood, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper
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 article
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 Damian Blake, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Craig Deed, Dr Tracey Muir, 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, Adj/Prof Christine Halse, Dr Brian Doig, Prof Julianne Moss, Prof Damian Blake, A/Prof Peter Hubber, 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

DEECD Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

  • 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

DEEWR Tender - Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

  • 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

DEECD Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

  • 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, Prof Louise Paatsch, A/Prof Trace Ollis, A/Prof Joanne O'Mara, Dr Sarah Ohi, Dr Gaye Williams

DEECD Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

  • 2013: $54,420

Improving Regional Low SES Students Learning and Wellbeing

Prof Damian Blake, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Craig Deed, Dr Tracey Muir, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, Mr Damon Thomas, A/Prof Karen Swabey

Eaglehawk Secondary College, Northern Bay P-12 College, Weeroona College Bendigo, Department of Education and Training Victoria, Bendigo South East Secondary School, Crusoe 7-10 Secondary College

  • 2020: $20,690
  • 2018: $45,827
  • 2017: $9,500

Secondary Mathematics and Science initiative for out-of-field teachers.

Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Jill Brown, Dr Peta White, A/Prof Linda Hobbs, Prof Coral Campbell, Dr Sandra Herbert, Dr Carly Sawatzki, A/Prof Wanty Widjaja, Dr Seamus Delaney, Dr John Cripps Clark, Prof Damian Blake

DETVic Grant - Research - Department of Education and Training Victoria

  • 2022: $1,129,552
  • 2021: $1,984,010
  • 2020: $764,034

Deakin University - Master of Applied Learning and Teaching (Secondary) - 2021 and 2022 Cohorts.

Prof Damian Blake, Ms Kellie Tobin, Dr Cheryl Ryan, Dr Adam Usher, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, Ms Juliet Austin

DETVic Grant - Research - Department of Education and Training Victoria

  • 2022: $254,238
  • 2021: $100,000
  • 2020: $100,000

VCAL Teachers Scholarships Program - Graduate Certificate of Applied Learning and Teaching.

Prof Damian Blake, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, Ms Kellie Tobin, Ms Juliet Austin, Dr Cheryl Ryan, Dr Adam Usher

DETVic Grant - Research - Department of Education and Training Victoria

  • 2022: $697,995
  • 2021: $742,058

Accelerated Bachelor of Early Childhood Education for diploma qualified educators ("Accelerated BECE") student cohorts

Prof Damian Blake, Dr Natalie Robertson, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, A/Prof Liz Rouse, Ms Naomi David, Mrs Rosemarie Garner

DETVic Grant - Research - Department of Education and Training Victoria

  • 2022: $698,000
  • 2021: $1,120,000

VET Employment-based pathways into Teaching Program for qualified educators student cohorts

Prof Damian Blake, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, A/Prof Trace Ollis, Dr Adam Usher, Dr Cheryl Ryan, Ms Kellie Tobin, Ms Juliet Austin

DETVic Grant - Research - Department of Education and Training Victoria

  • 2022: $421,834
  • 2021: $583,500

Study and Pilot testing of a Multi-Provider Teaching Academy of Professional Practice Model for workforce creating in Victorian Rural and Regional.

Prof Damian Blake, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, Dr Matthew Thomas, Mrs Edwina El Hachem, Prof Dianne Toe

DETVic Grant - Research - Department of Education and Training Victoria

  • 2021: $150,000

Improving Mentoring in Teacher Education.

Dr Matthew Thomas, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, Dr Kate Johnstone, Prof Damian Blake, Dr Trent Brown, Ms Kellie Tobin

DETVic Grant - Research - Department of Education and Training Victoria

  • 2022: $75,000

Central VET Specialist Services.

Prof Damian Blake, Dr Adam Usher, A/Prof Trace Ollis, Ms Kellie Tobin, Dr Cheryl Ryan, Ms Juliet Austin, A/Prof Andrew Skourdoumbis

DETVic Grant - Research - Department of Education and Training Victoria

  • 2022: $55,127

Industry and Other Funding

Support Agreement - Northern Bay Guarantee

Prof Damian Blake

Shell Refining (Australia) Pty Ltd

  • 2014: $58,000

Improving Regional Low SES Students Learning and Wellbeing

Prof Damian Blake, Prof Russell Tytler, Dr Craig Deed, Dr Tracey Muir, A/Prof Amanda Mooney, Mr Damon Thomas, A/Prof Karen Swabey

Anglicare Tasmania Inc., La Trobe University

  • 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

DEEWR Tender - Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (CAT8)

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

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2022

Kellie Tobin

Thesis entitled: Crossing boundaries and building enduring partnerships in initial teacher education

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2021

Margaret Colasante

Thesis entitled: Co-constructing digital teaching practice in higher education: An activity theory perspective

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2020

Stuart Roger Hawken

Thesis entitled: Innovative Applied Learning for School Completion: An Activity Theory Perspective

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Janet Gregory

Thesis entitled: Australian Principals' Experiences in Implementing Instructional leadership in Regional Victoria

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

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

Executive Supervisor
2022

Tina Daniel-Zitzlaff

Thesis entitled: Teaching Early Reading: Teacher Perspectives of Practice

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

Associate Supervisor
2022

Omid Talebi Rezaabadi

Thesis entitled: Iranian Immigrants Discourse Struggles: a Case on Subjectivity and Second Language (L2) Selves

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2021

John Andrew Hill

Thesis entitled: Personalising Learning in Practical Physical Education in Middle-Years¿ Schooling

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

2020

Stephen Kendall-Jones

Thesis entitled: When did our schools become the problem?

Doctor of Philosophy (Education), School of Education

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