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John David Selby

John David Selby, British educational consultant.


  • Selby, John David was born on October 7, 1936 in Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England. Son of Kenneth and Laleah Mary (Fox) Selby.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Nottingham, 1958, diploma in adult education, 1970. Master of Arts, University Lancaster, 1981. Certified teacher, University London.


    • Assistant teacher Fareham County Secondary School, Hampshire, England, 1959-1962. Deputy principal Dillington House College, Somerset, England, 1962-1965. Tutor-organizer Ilkeston College of Forest Engineer, Derbyshire, 1965-1966.

      Area principal South-East Division, Derbyshire, 1966-1971. County adviser Education Authority, Lancashire, Preston, England, since 1972. Course director British Council and D.E.S., since 1975.

      Chairman Adult Education Conference, North-West England, 1978-1982. Research officer University Lancaster, Education and Cultural Foundation Paris, 1977-1978. Consultant Open University, United Kingdom, 1979-1984.


    • Editor Lancashire Education Arts Public, since 1981. Contributor articles to professional journals. Secretary Citizens Advice Bureau, Heanor, Derbyshire, 1966-1971.

      Chairman Lancashire Pre-School Playgroups Association, 1974-1977, Citizens Advice Bureau, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, since 1985. Liberal. Anglican. Avocations:.


    Party affiliation: Liberals


    Denomination: Anglican



    Tennis; bridge; gardening. Cycling; skiing.


    • Married Lorna Margaret Georgina Eedes, March 30, 1959. Children– Emma Louise Ann, Claire Alison, Elizabeth Sarah (twins).
    • father: Kenneth Selby
    • mother: Laleah Mary (Fox) Selby
    • spouse: Lorna Margaret Georgina Eedes
    • children: Emma Louise Ann Selby
    • Claire Alison Selby
    • Elizabeth Sarah Selby (twins)
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    Born October 7, 1936