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Backgrounds of the Earthlearningidea Team
Since a number of the people who use our Earthlearningidea website have asked for more details of the team members, they are (reluctantly) given below.
Chris King: email@example.com
Peter Kennett: firstname.lastname@example.org
- degree in geology at University College, University of London and an MSc in applied geophysics at Durham University
- worked with the British Antarctic Survey as a field geophysicist for 5 years, during part of which he overwintered in Antarctica
- teaching certificate (PGCE) at Birmingham University
- taught for 5 years in one state school and 29 years at a second state school - geology, other sciences and geography
- founder member of the Earth Science Teachers’ Association (ESTA) (originally the Association of Teachers of Geology)
- founded the Earth Science Education Unit (ESEU) with Chris King - secondary facilitator
- former Vice-President of the Yorkshire Geological Society and a voluntary tutor with the Ecton Hill Field Studies Association where he leads geological courses and mine visits
Elizabeth Devon: email@example.com
- degree in geography and geology and AKC in theology at King’s College, University of London
- taught a variety of subjects, (Geology, Biology, Geography, English Language, Business Studies, Religious Studies) in secondary schools and technical colleges interspersed with joining village organisations
- 19 years teaching Science (Geology, with some Physics and Biology), Geography and ICT at an independent secondary school and later, visiting Earth Science lecturer, Department of Education, University of Bath
- member of the Earth Science Teachers’ Association (ESTA) and member of the Teachers’ Panel for Oxford Sparks
- secondary and primary facilitator for the Earth Science Education Unit (ESEU)
- designed and built Box Rock Circus, Wiltshire.
- former Chair person and Secretary of Bath Geological Society
and former Chair person of Wiltshire Geology Group
- manages and writes various websites and blogs including Box Rock Circus, Brown’s Folly Geological Trail, Box Roman Villa, Earthlearningidea blog and the Geology in the West Country blog
- writes Earthcaches e.g. Box Rock Circus Earthcache
- gives local geological talks and leads fields trips for various groups and organisations.