Dean is a Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University. He is Churchill Fellow and Expert Consultant on Physical Education to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Dean is currently the Australian Delegate to Fédération Internationale d’Education Physique (International Federation of Physical Education – FIEP), Chief Examiner (PDHPE) for the Office of the Board of Studies and Director of Education for Surf LIfe Saving NSW. Dean’s research is currently focused on the assessment and reporting of physical education and the development of observed learning outcomes pertaining to physical literacy. He is also a researcher of evidence-based approaches to physical education that yield large learning effects in the cognitive, affective and psychomotor learning domains.