Deborah is a Senior Lecturer for the School of Education in the Faculty of Education and Arts.
Durham Road School
Lifeplan Recreation and Leisure Association Inc.
Movement in young children
Movement based interventions for learning disabilities
Physical and health education
Doctor of Philosophy, Edith Cowan University, 2009.
Bachelor of Education, Other WA higher ed institution, 1987.
Associateship, Western Australian Institute of Technology, 1978.
Recent Research Grants
Designing and Evaluating Employee Skills to Work Effectively with Emergency Service Volunteers, Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Tender,
2012 - 2013, $30,000.
Retained Primary Reflexes in Pre Primary Aged Indigenous Children and its Effect on Motor Ability and School Readiness, Edith Cowan University, ECU Early Career Researcher - Grant,
2009 - 2010, $24,363.
Fundamental movement skills project, Department of Education and Training WA, Grant,
2004 - 2005, $14,100.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Budgen, F., Main, S., Callcott, D., Hamlett, B., (2014), The First Year at University: Giving Social Capital a Sporting Chance. Australian Journal of Teacher Edcation, 39(7), 157-172, http://dx.doi.org/10.14221/ajte.2014v39n7.7, DOI: 10.14221/ajte.2014v39n7.7.
Callcott, D., Knaus, M., Warren, J., Wenban, A., (2014), "Network Teach": How a student led organisation supports the transition to university. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 39(8), 1 - 13, Australia.
Callcott, D., Hammond, L., Hill, S., (2014), The synergistic effect of teaching a combined explicit movement and phonological awareness program to preschool aged students. Early Childhood Education Journal, 42(4 ), 13, DOI: 10.1007/s10643-014-0652-7.
Callcott, D., (2012), Retained primary reflexes in pre-primary-aged Indigenous children: The effect on movement ability and school readiness. Australasian Journal of early Childhood, 37(2), 132-140, Deakin West, ACT, Australia.
Research Student Supervision
Master of Education, Numeracy Support For Year Two Students