Dr Phil Doecke


Program Director Double Degree (Dis)

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Contact Details

+61 3 9925 7864



Building: 220
Level: 3
Room: 1

Bundoora West Campus


Design & Social Context



Key activities

Phil Doecke is the director of the B Education / B Applied Science (Disability) program. He has recently re-developed this program as the B Education (Primary Education and Disability Studies) specialisation, to commence in 2014.

Phil currently lectures in Physical Education in the Teacher Education Program. The courses he teaches are methods classes in primary school physical education for pre-service teachers in the BEd and GradDipPrimary Education programs.

Given the growing concern and need for increased quality physical activity in schools across the state and the country, Phil and his associates provide classes which are well planned, safe, busy and enjoyable, ensuring that all students are active, involved and included. The purpose is for learners to become more self-aware and reliant in meeting the best possible outcomes for health and well-being. – being the best possible model for their future classroom learners.

Phil coordinates the core Teaching Physical Education for Understanding course (first year students), the fourth year Coaching Primary School Children in Sport, and Organising and Implementing Primary Schools Camps elective courses.

He supervises and examines postgraduate research students in the field of Curriculum and Education, especially where physical activity, sports or socio-cultural themes pervade, or disability education.


TPTC Ballarat, Dip.Teach, South Australia CAE, B.Ed Darwin IT, Grad Dip Theology (in Education) Lutheran Teachers College, M.Ed Northern Territory University, PhD QUT.

Professional links

  • Consultant: Curriculum Corporation International, Physical Education Technical advisor
  • Member: Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation (ACHPER), since 1987
  • Member: California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (CAHPERD), since 2003
  • Member: Christian Society for Kinesiology & Leisure Studies (CSKLS), since 2002.

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