Dave Tout
Senior Research Fellow, Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Dave Tout is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). He has over 40 years’ experience working in schools, TAFEs, community providers, universities, industry and state and national educational organisations. Dave has a national and international reputation in adult and youth literacy and numeracy education and assessment, with a focus on developing conceptual frameworks and assessments, professional development, and writing curriculum and teaching materials. Dave has been involved in the development and writing of the numeracy assessments in two of the OECD’s international assessment programs (PISA and PIAAC) and is currently the Chair of the Numeracy Expert Group for the second cycle of PIAAC.