Dr Darren Powell

Previously a primary and intermediate school teacher, Darren is a Lecturer in Health Education in the School of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland.

He has published a number of articles and book chapters in the areas of health and physical education, the ‘war on obesity’, the privatisation of education, and the blurred boundaries between public health and public education. He has also led workshops with education professionals on teaching young people about pornography.