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 now Director of Transforming Education (Australia), a consultancy that provides educational research and evaluation services.
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.
South Australian Institute for Educational Research
Issues in Educational Research
Journal of Vocational Education and Training
Higher Education Research and Development
Education + Training
Teaching and Teacher Education