Brief CV

PERSONAL DETAILS
NAME Timothy Bedford
WORK ADDRESS Oulun Lyseon Lukio
Kajaaninkatu 3
Oulu 90100
Finland
NATIONALITY British
DATE OF BIRTH 6th August 1960
EMAIL timothy.bedford@eduouka.fi
WEBSITE www.timothybedford.com
EDUCATION DETAILS
1998-2009 University of Oulu, Finland
Ph.D. (2009): Educational Sciences: action research, teacher education and empowerment, critical pedagogy, intercultural education, diversity and equity issues in education.
1987-1988 Travel and Independent Cultural and Language Study: India, Nepal and South East Asia.
1982-1983 University of Leicester, England
Post Graduate Certificate of Education: (Maths/Economics)
1981-1982 Travel and Independent Cultural and Language Study: Germany (Goethe Institute), South East Asia and Australia.
1978-1981 Cambridge University, Churchill College, England
BA Hons Economics & Management (1981); MA Economics (1985)
1974-1978 Bosworth College, Desford, Leicester, England
A’ Levels in: Maths, Statistics, Economics, General Studies
EMPLOYMENT HISTORY
1996-Present Oulun Lyseon Lukio, Finland
Teacher of International Baccalaureate Economics and Theory of Knowledge (including IB distance teaching via videoconferencing), and courses on Sustainability.
1996-Present University of Oulu, Finland
Teacher of courses on Development Economics and pre-service educator courses on Educational Equity and Diversity.
1988-1996 International School of the Sacred Heart, Tokyo, Japan
Teacher of International Baccalaureate Economics, Mathematics and Theory of Knowledge. Coordinator of International Education projects.
1986-1987 Nana Tours and Safaris Limited, London/Nairobi
Managing Director of a London office for a Kenya based travel company.
1984-1986 Braeburn School, Nairobi, Kenya
Teacher of ‘A’ level Mathematics and Economics.
1983-1984 Tideway School, Newhaven, England
Teacher of ‘A’ level Economics and Social Studies.
INTERESTS AND HOBBIES I enjoy sports including squash, tennis and soccer. I am also a keen artist painting mostly with acrylics. I have travelled extensively throughout the world in Europe, Africa, Asia and Australasia and acquired knowledge of the following languages: Japanese, French, German and Finnish