David has been teaching internationally for 23 years, serving in Ecuador, Colombia, Egypt, Lebanon and most recently for 14 years in Singapore as an academic leader in a very large international school.
He is an expert practitioner of the IB standards and practices and very familiar with the Egyptian regulations and aware of the community ethics and values.He had a military and private sector background before entering teaching.
He leads professional development sessions world-wide and is a dedicated advocate and practitioner of student-centered, experiential and authentic learning; Model UN development; and pedagogy oriented toward 21st Century attribute development and has been a keynote presenter at the IBO Asia Regional Conference. Participant in founding the IBO Global Politics course David leads IBO workshops that emphasize the concept-based and experiential essence of this course, advocating the case study approach. David also leads professional development workshops on Approaches to Learning.
David founded and managed the MUNOFS program at Overseas Family School which has served over 10,000 students through the international conferences he hosts, and well over 10,000 students through curriculum integration in that school. David holds a BA in Political Science from McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada), and a teaching certificate in Secondary Education from D’Youville College (Buffalo).
He has contributed to numerous publications and produces a range of contemporary learning resources.