David worked in the higher education sector for 25 years. He then spent 10 years as a senior research fellow working for the Australian Council for Educational Research, the National Centre for Vocational Education Research and as a consultant before returning to higher education.
He is interested in youth transitions, equity, assessment and the measurement of achievement, the development and assessment of generic skills, and in evaluating institutional effectiveness. Much of the work David has undertaken in these areas is policy-focused. He is committed to undertaking analyses that lead to quality information upon which sound policy can be developed.
B.Sc (Hons) (Adelaide)
Grad Dip Inst Comp (UniSA)
M.Ed. St (Flinders)
Honours, awards and grants
Recipient of the Premier's Award for Postgraduate Research into Lifelong Learning