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researcher , Humanities educator

Bernard O'Connor, British humanities educator, researcher. Certified certified education, teaching English as a foreign language. Recipient Teacher's Environmental award to study dinosaur extinction in Montana, Earthwatch/3M, 1995, Teacher Exchange to Australia, League for the Exchange of Commonwealth Teachers, 1996; scholar Mandarin training scholar, Taiwan Government/Cambridge University, 1980-1981.

Background

O'Connor, Bernard was born on May 6, 1952 in Billingham, County Durham, England. Son of Joseph Leslie O'Connor and Marjorie Mary Pearson.

Education

Student, Christ's College, Liverpool, 1970—1971. Student, St Mary's College, Strawberry Hill, London, 1972—1975. Student in Mandarin, Taiwan National Normal University, Taipei, 1980—1981.

Student, Ushaw College, Durham.

Career

Teacher geography St Michael's School, Stevenage, England, 1976—1980. Teacher English Zhejiang Agricultural University, Hangzhou, China, 1983—1985, Manor School, Telford, England, 1985—1986. Teacher geography St Bede's School, Cambridge, England, 1986—1990.

Teacher humanities Ernulf Community School, St. Neots, since 1990. Research assistant Earthwatch, Glasgow, Montana, 1995. Exchange teacher social studies and information technical Craigie Senior High, Perth, Australia, 1996.

Achievements

  • Certified certified education, teaching English as a foreign language.

Works

Membership

Councillor Everton Parish Council, 2001. Member of Friends of the Sedgwick Museum (committee member 2001).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Coprolite industry, bridge, historical research, China, current affairs.

Connections

Married Catherine Chevallier. Children: Helen, Jeremy.

father:
Joseph Leslie O'Connor

mother:
Marjorie Mary Pearson

spouse:
Catherine Chevallier

children:
Helen O'Connor

Jeremy O'Connor