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geographical educator

Eleanor Marion Rawling, British geographical educator. Named to Order of British Empire Her Majesty the Queen, 1995. Fellow Royal Geography Society (council member, Back award 2003); member Geography Association (president 1991-1992, council member), Council British Geography (chair 1993-1994), Geography Education Commission of International Geographic Union.

Background

Rawling, Eleanor Marion was born on May 11, 1949 in Gloucester, England. Son of Alfred James Hicks and Gladys (Sale) Hicks.

Education

Bachelor in Geography with honors, University Oxford, 1970. Master of Arts, University Oxford, 1974.

Career

Cartographic editor Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1971. Geography teacher Oxfordshire County Council, Oxfordshire, 1972-1976. Team member, associate director geography 16-19 project Institute of Education, University London, 1976-1985.

National coordinator geography, schools, industry project University Oxford, 1987-1991. Consultant in geografic education, since 1991. Professional officer School Curriculum and Assessment Authority, London, 1994-1997.

Principal subject officer geography Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, since 1997. Leverhume research fellow University Oxford, 1999-2000.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Changing the Subject, the Impact of National Policy on School Geography, 1980-2000, 2001. Joint editor, author Geography 16-19 Student Materials, 1984-1988. Author: (with others) Geography 16-19: The Contribution of a Curriculum Project to 16-19 Education, 1987.

      Joint editor, contributing author: Geography into the Twenty First Century, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow Royal Geography Society (council member, Back award 2003). Member Geography Association (president 1991-1992, council member), Council British Geography (chair 1993-1994), Geography Education Commission of International Geographic Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountain walking, running, literature, poetry.

Connections

Married John Rawling, September 4, 1971. Children: Helen, Richard.

father:
Alfred James Hicks Hicks

mother:
Gladys (Sale) Hicks

spouse:
John Rawling

child:
Richard Rawling

child:
Helen Rawling