Carol Adams (Educator)

Carol Adams (Educator)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Carol Adams was the first Chief Executive of the General Teaching Council for England (GTCE), leading the organisation until she retired just before Christmas 2006. Born on 28 July 1948, she died on 11 January 2007, aged 58. Born into a close working class family in Hackney, East London, when she was 11 years old Adams won a scholarship to Christ's Hospital Girls School in Hertford. She read history at Warwick University in the 1960s enjoying some time at the University of California in Berkeley. She studied her PGCE at the University of London, taking an MA in Human Rights at the Institute of Education in the early 80s. Adams taught history and humanities for five years at inner London secondary schools. From 1979, she managed a resource centre for teachers for four years. In the 1980s, Adams became the country's first Inspector for Equal Opportunities at the Inner London Education Authority. When ILEA closed, she became Assistant Chief Education Officer in Haringey, North London, where she was responsible for all equality issues, working especially hard to develop the careers of black teachers.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Anim Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135767895
  • 9786135767896