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international school administrator

George Robert Walker, British international school administrator. Decorated officer Order British Empire; Amelia Jackson scholar Oxford University, 1965, scholar Salters Company, 1968. Member International Schools Association (board directors since 1994), The Headmaster's Conference (overseas member 1991-1999).

Background

Walker, George Robert was born on January 25, 1942 in Watford, England. Son of William and Celia (Dean) Walker.

Education

Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1965. Master of Science, Oxford (England) University, 1966. Licentiate Royal Schools Music,, University Capetown, South Africa, 1965.

Career

Teacher science Watford (England) Boys Grammar School, 1966-1968. Lecturer University York, England, 1968-1973. Deputy head Carisbrooke High School, Isle of Wight, England, 1973-1976.

Head Heathcote School, Stevenage, England, 1976-1981, Cavendish School, Hemel, Hempstead, England, 1981-1991. Director-general International School Geneva, 1991-1999. Director general International Baccalcureate Organization, Geneva, since 1999.

Honorary senior fellow University York, 1986-1991. Education consultant ICI plc, 1988-1991. Visiting professor education University Bath, since 1997.

Membership

Member International Schools Association (board directors since 1994), The Headmaster's Conference (overseas member 1991-1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Piano playing, mountain walking, skiing.

Connections

Married Jennifer Anne Hill, July 20, 1968. Children: Catherine, Simon.

father:
William Walker

mother:
Celia (Dean) Walker

spouse:
Jennifer Anne Hill

child:
Catherine Walker

child:
Simon Walker