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Biographical entry Evans, Clive Kersdale (1897 - 1969)

Born
11 September 1897
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
Died
21 July 1969
Occupation
Science educator

Summary

Clive Kersdale Evans was the first Superintendent then Director of Technical Education in Queensland from 1944-63. During the years immediately following World War II he was appointed Regional Director of Industrial Training in addition to his normal responsibilities. This work involved organising rehabilitation training of ex-servicemen who undertook technical college courses. On retirement Evans became Chairman of the committee set up to reorganise apprenticeship training in Queensland; the work of this committee resulted in the 1964 Queensland Apprenticeship Act. He was educated University of Queensland (MSc).

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c. 1914 - c. 1918
Career position - Military service with the Australian Flying Corps
1919 - 1924
Career position - Teacher at Rockhampton High School and Technical College, Queensland
1924 - 1944
Career position - Principal of Ipswich Technical College
1944 - 1948
Career position - First Superintendent of Technical Education in Queensland
1948 - 1963
Career position - Director of Technical Education in Queensland

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