1. EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL ROLES: 1943 To The Present
2009-2012-Retired and on an old-age pension
2006-2009-Writer & author, poet & publisher; editor & journalist, independent scholar researcher; Retired Teacher & Lecturer; Tutor & Adult Educator; Ice-Cream Salesman and Taxi-Dirver---George Town Tasmania
2002-2005-Program Presenter, City Park Radio, Launceston
1999-2005-Tutor and/or President: George Town School for Seniors Inc
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1988-1999 -Lecturer in General Studies and Human Services West Australian Department of Training
1986-1987 -Acting Lecturer in Management Studies and Co-ordinator of Further Education Unit at Hedland College in South Hedland, WA.
1982-1985 -Adult Educator, Open College of Tafe, Katherine, NT
1981 -Maintenance Scheduler, Renison Bell, Zeehan, Tasmania
1980-Unemployed: Bi-Polar Disability
1979 -Editor, External Studies Unit, Tasmanian CAE; Youth Worker, Resource Centre Association, Launceston;
Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour, Tasmanian CAE; Radio Journalist ABC, Launceston
1976-1978 -Lecturer in Social Sciences & Humanities, Ballarat CAE, Ballarat
1975 - Lecturer in Behavioural Studies, Whitehorse Technical College, Box Hill, Victoria
1974 -Senior Tutor in Education Studies, Tasmanian CAE, Launceston
1972-1973 -High School Teacher, South Australian Education Department
1971 Primary School Teacher, Whyalla SA, Australia
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1969-1971 Primary School Teacher, Prince Edward County Board of Education, Picton, Ontario, Canada
1969 Systems Analyst, Bad Boy Co. Ltd., Toronto Ontario
1967-68 -Community Teacher, Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Frobisher Bay(Iqaluit), NWT, Canada
1959-67 -Summer jobs from grade 9 to end of university
1949-1967 - Attended 2 primary schools, 2 high schools and 2 universities in Canada: McMaster Uni:1963-1966, Windsor T’s College: 1966/7.
1944-1963 -Childhood(1944-57) and adolescence(1957-63) in and around Hamilton Ontario.
October 1943 to July 1944--Conception to birth-Hamilton Ontario Canada
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2. SOME SOCIO-BIO-DATA(as of: 2009)
I have been married for 42 years. My wife is a Tasmanian, aged 60. We’ve had 3 children: ages in 2009-42, 39 and 32. I am 65, a Canadian who moved to Australia in 1971 and have written 3 books--all available on the internet free. I retired from full-time teaching in 1999, from part-time teaching in 2003 and from volunteer/casual teaching/work in 2005 after 35 years in classrooms. In addition, I have been a member of the Baha’i Faith for 50 years. Bio-data: 6ft, 225 lbs, eyes-brown, hair-grey, Caucasian. See my website for more details at: http://www.users.on.net/~ronprice/ or go the google search engine and type: RonPrice, Pioneering RonPrice, RonPrice Poetry, RonPrice Bahá’í, RonPrice History (or philosophy, religion, media studies, politics, among many other subjects) for additional writings.
Reading and writing in the social sciences and humanities(the sub-list in these two general categories would be too long to post here; for example: philosophy and religion, history and psychology, sociology and media studies, etc.) Other specific interests and activities include: walking, sleeping, eating and drinking, breathing properly, my family, my health, my wife’s garden and even some of my domestic chores. Beautiful things: buildings and people, nature and objets d’art; ideas and some items in and of the print and electronic media.
1.1 Academic Qualifications
* Bachelor of Arts(Sociology)
Hamilton Ontario Canada 1966
*B. Ed.(Primary School Training)
Windsor Teachers’ College
Windsor Ontario Canada 1967
* MA(Qualifying Thesis)
University of Queensland
St Lucia Queensland
1.2 Professional Qualifications
* Post Graduate Diploma in Education
Windsor Ontario Canada 1967
* Certificate of Integrated Studies
Education Department of Ontario
Toronto Ontario Canada 1970
1.3 Further Studies(Qualifications Incomplete)
* Advanced Diploma in Education
University of Adelaide
Adelaide South Australia 1973
-comparative education unit
* Master of Educational Administration
University of New England
Armadale NSW 1975 to 1978
-comparative education, organization theory and practice, educational
administration, open education and history of education units
* Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
Tasmanian College of Advanced Education
Launceston Tasmania 1980
-organizational behaviour-3 units
* Graduate Diploma in Multicultural Education
Armadale College of Advanced Education
Armadale NSW 1983
-language and society unit; presented paper at residential school.
* Graduate Diploma in Religious Education
South Australian College of Advanced Education
Adelaide South Australia 1984 to 1986
-Religious symbols and symbolism, sociology of education, the Bible
as literature, moral education, Islam and principles of religious education units.
1.4 Transcripts and Grades
* Transcripts are available on request, originals or copies.
* A summary of my academic record would read:
Matriculation(B), BA(C), Dip. Ed.(B), Post-Graduate Studies(2 distinctions, 5 credits, 1 pass(B) and 10 pass(C) grades.
retired teacher & tutor, lecturer & adult educator
self-employed: writer & author, editor & poet - A. My Ascribed Roles in the Lifespan: grandson, son, nephew, cousin, father, step-father, uncle, step-grandfather, step-father, husband and male among others.
B. My Achieved Roles in the Lifespan: writer, poet, essayist, author, journalist, teacher, lecturer, student and many other roles found in section 4 of my resume(found in cyberspace by googling: Ron Price resume)at different times since beginning my employment life in 1961.