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Derek Benjamin Heater

writer , humanities educator

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).

Interests

  • Other 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