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Bernard Alan Jones, British educator. Certified teacher England, 1957, Finland, 1984. Grantee Teachers Union-Finland, 1992. Fellow International Biographical Center Cambridge (honorary, advisory council since 1997); member American Biographical Institute, Kemi-Tornio English Club (founding member, chairman since 1990).

Background

Jones, Bernard Alan was born on January 13, 1931 in Newcastle-Under-Lyme, England. Son of Alfred and Mary Ellen (Tompkin) Jones.

Education

Bachelor in Classics, Leeds University, Yorkshire, England, 1957.

Career

Teacher, private preparatory school, Harrogate, England, 1955-1958; teacher, deputy head Burley-in-Wharfedale (England) School, West Riding County Council, Yorkshire., 1958-1970; head integrated studies, West Riding County Council, Ilkley, Yorkshire., 1970-1972; English teacher, Eurolez Opisto, Tampere, Finland, 1972-1974; English and history teacher, Bradford (Yorkshire) City Council, 1974; head 4th year classes, Hereford & Worcester (England) Schools, Redditch, 1975-1980; teacher, director studies, P.L.P./Habil Private Language Consultancy, Helsinki, Finland, 1980-1983; teacher EFL English, Hartola (Finland) College, 1983-1988; teacher EFL English, Peräpohjolan College, Tornio, Finland, 1988-1990; private teacher, Lappland, 1990-1993. Founder, local secretary, examinations officer Cambridge U., Hartola, 1983-1988, Tornio.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher England, 1957, Finland, 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor, translator articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow International Biographical Center Cambridge (honorary, advisory council since 1997). Member American Biographical Institute, Kemi-Tornio English Club (founding member, chairman since 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: art, photography, archeology, calligraphy, computers.

Connections

Married Gwenda Stafford, October 6, 1956 (divorced 1979). Children: Carolyn Lesley, Elizabeth Helen. Married Hanna Kaarina Pietilä, June 22, 1985.

Children: Aino Maria Tuulikki, Petri Alan Väinö, Laura Suvi Orvokki.

father:
Alfred Jones

mother:
Mary Ellen (Tompkin) Jones

spouse:
Hanna Kaarina Pietilä

spouse:
Gwenda Stafford

child:
Laura Suvi Orvokki Jones

child:
Elizabeth Helen Jones

child:
Carolyn Lesley Jones

child:
Aino Maria Tuulikki Jones

child:
Petri Alan Väinö Jones