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Taught for 30+ years at school, college and university; to small groups and large classes; to students in the UK and overseas. Experienced in helping students understand what economics is all about, and why it seem so weird. Master the code and flourish! I have a BA from Oxford in PPE, a PGCE, and a doctorate in Economics.
The amount quoted is my maximum rate, for University-level classes. Rate for A-level or GCSE is £12 -15 per hour
Chesterfield/Matlock area, S45
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Professor and Tutor in Social Sciences (Economics)
Quest University Canada - Squamish, BC - Canada
August 2008 to May 2018
Designing and teaching Economics and interdisciplinary courses at Canada's first secular Liberal Arts and Sciences University. Mentored students; supervised their course of studies ("Question") and graduation project ("Keystone"). Administrative service on transfer credits, equity and diversity, recruitment and budget. On leave for 2017. Retired May 2018
Visiting Professor of Economics and Research Associate, CFHF
LCC International University - Klaipeda - Lithuania
February 2017 to January 2018
Teaching economics courses to Business and Social Sciences students. Writing and invigilating exams. Thesis supervision. Gave graduation address December 2017
Also: appointed Research Fellow at the Center for Faith and Human Flourishing (CFHF) in September 2017 (continuing appointment). Gave inaugural lecture, October 2017.
Associate Professor of Economics
Dordt College - Sioux Center, IA - USA
August 1999 to August 2008
Teaching Economics courses largely to Business majors at one of the Midwest's top Liberal Arts College. Developed courses on the Cyprus Problem and Post-Soviet culture. Taught courses at affiliated institutions in Moscow and Belize. Advised students, set and administered examinations; member of the General Education Committee
Associate Professor of Economics
American University of Kyrgyzstan (now of Central Asia) - Bishkek - Kyrgyzstan
September 1998 to July 1999
Associate Professor of Economics and International Relations. Taught courses, set and administered exams, mentored students. Gave guest lectures at other universities in ex-Soviet Central Asia
Assistant Professor of Economics
Eastern Mediterranean University - Famagusta - Cyprus
September 1988 to August 1998
Member of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Business. Developed, taught and examined courses in Economics at this English-medium university in northern Cyprus. Advised students. Organised conferences (on leave 1995-6)
WNEiZ, Nicholas Copernicus University - Torun - Poland
July 1986 to September 1995
Taught courses in Economics (in English) to Business and Sociology students. Designed and administered oral and written exams. Guest lecturer at other universities in Poland and Belarus
Teacher of Economics
Maidstone Grammar School - Maidstone - Kent
September 1984 to August 1988
Teacher of A-level Economics and Politics, and some lower-school History at this selective state school
PGCE in Economics; Political Studies; Special Needs
Birmingham University - Birmingham
September 1983 to June 1984
PhD in Economics
University of Wales (UWIST) - Cardiff
September 1980 to August 1983
BA in Philosophy Politics and Economics (PPE)
Oxford University - Oxford
October 1976 to June 1979
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