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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
18 May 2018
Professional learning for primary teachers. School Drama Hub: transforming English and literacy learning through drama in the Victorian Curriculum. Highly recommended. Download flyer: School_Drama_Hub_Victoria(read more)
17 May 2018
The West Australian, 17 May 2018. Photos of the topic set for the writing assessment were posted on social media. Read the article here(read more)
6 May 2018
Sydney Morning Herald, 6 May 2018. After 10 years, virtually everyone who actually understands NAPLAN opposes it. NAPLAN has not achieved its aims and damaged education in the process. Read the article here(read more)