Dave Tout

Australian Council for Education Research (ACER)
Dave Tout

Dave Tout

Australian Council for Education Research (ACER)

Dave is an experienced LLN educator who is particularly interested in making mathematics relevant, interesting and fun for all students, and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading adult numeracy personnel. He has over 40 years’ experience, mainly in the VET sector, working across schools, TAFEs, ACE providers, universities and workplaces. He has wide experience at a state, national and international level in research, curriculum, assessment and professional development. Dave has written numeracy and maths curriculum, and teaching resources, including for the CGEA, VCE, VCAL and recently for the replacement frameworks for VCAL, and is also an author of the Australian Core Skills Framework. Dave has been involved in international numeracy assessments including the OECD’s PIAAC and PISA assessment programs.