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This is David’s 51st year in education. He is passionate about teaching and learning and doesn’t want to retire!
David was with the Victorian Ministry of Education for 28 years and taught at every year level from Prep to Year 6. During that time, he also lectured at La Trobe University, the University of Melbourne and RMIT University. For 4 years, he was an education department consultant in both primary and secondary schools and then returned to the primary classroom. He was the principal of Ringwood Heights Primary School, a school he loved, for 5 years.
He is currently in demand as an education consultant in schools and in conference centres across Australia and in many parts of the world. He has completed many lecture tours of the USA and the UK, and has also worked with teachers in China, Costa Rica, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malta, New Zealand and Singapore.
Teachers often describe David as a gifted presenter – engaging, knowledgeable, extremely practical, inspirational. See some Testimonials.
David has written or co-authored many popular teacher reference books and two CD-ROM series. See his Publications here.
Latest News Stories
24 June 2018
Prof John Fischetti, EduResearch Matters, 4 June 2018. When assembly line schooling is transformed to individualised learning, but the assessment scheme is from the same original mindset, we have the cart in front of the horse. It's time we built learning centres instead of testing centres. Read the article here(read more)
24 June 2018
National Public Radio nprEd, 24 May 2018. The results of a small preliminary study indicate the effects of different kinds of storytelling. Read the article here(read more)