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Derek Benjamin Heater

Derek Benjamin Heater, British writer, former humanities educator. Served as lieutenant Royal Air Force, 1954-1957.; Fellow Royal Society Arts; member Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government (councillor 1968-1970), Council for Education in World Citizenship (management committee since 1984).

Background

  • Heater, Derek Benjamin was born on November 28, 1931 in London. Son of Benjamin Lawrence and Enid Mabel (Nunn) Heater.

  • Education

    • Graduate cert.

    Career

    • Teacher, Leyton County High School for Boys, 1957-1959, Buckhurst Hill County High School, 1959-1962. Lecturer history Brighton College Education, England, 1962-1966, head department history, 1966-1976. Head humanities department Brighton Polytechnic, 1976-1983, dean faculty social and cultural studies, 1976-1979.

      Member education committee United Kingdom National Commission for United Nations Educational, 1984-1986.

    Works

    • Author: Political Ideas in the Modern World, 1960. Contemporary Political Ideas, 1974. World Studies, 1980
    • Peace Through Education, 1984, others.

      Also articles.

    Membership

    Served as lieutenant Royal Air Force, 1954-1957. Fellow Royal Society Arts. Member Hansard Society for Parliamentary Government (councillor 1968-1970), Council for Education in World Citizenship (management committee since 1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music.

    Connections

    • Married Joyce Minna Dean, March 31, 1956 (divorced 1982).; married Gwyneth Mary Owen, March 12, 1982. Children– Jane Elizabeth, Michael John Benjamin.
    • father: Benjamin Lawrence Heater
    • mother: Enid Mabel (Nunn) Heater
    • spouses: Joyce Minna Dean
    • Gwyneth Mary Owen
    • children: Jane Elizabeth Heater
    • Michael John Benjamin Heater
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    Born November 28, 1931
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