The 2020 Albany Summer School Welcomes Tony London

15/04/2019 09:18 AM

Tony London holds teaching qualifications from Monash University, Edith Cowan University and the University of WA. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Educational Administration WA, a Paul Harris Fellow awarded by Rotary International for work in education, a Rotary Community Award for work in education and the Australian National Medal 2007. Tony has had a distinguished career in education, as Senior Teacher, Victorian Education Department 1968-1971, Teacher, House, Master in Charge of Boarding, Christ Church Grammar School, St Joseph’s College, Albany, WA, 1981; Deputy Principal 1982-1987 Principal, All Saints’ College, Bull Creek, WA, 1987-2000, Educational Consultant, Student Teaching Supervisor, Murdoch University, University of Western Australia 2001-2009, Self-funded Voluntary Educational Consultant, India 2005-2017. He has taught English, English Literature and History. He is interested in the development of Literacy and Leadership Programs, Teacher development programs in North India for the Tibetan Government in Exile and his poetry and prose have been published in a wide range of national magazines and media outlets.

Aspects of Life in India
Tony London’s course will cover all or some of these topics, based on interests and experience of class members. He uses an interactive style of presentation, with an adaptive and flexible approach to subject matter. The course will cover many aspects of life in India; Indian history including the British Raj and the years of independence; Modern India from a socio-economic point of view; Issues of gender, religion, and education in India; the Tibetan diaspora in India; the relationship with Pakistan; Cities and villages and the strands of change in India. There will also be some tips for those planning a trip to India and a look at the future for the world’s largest democracy.

Intermediate, Advanced (18+ years)

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