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Biographical entry Evans, Clive Kersdale (1897 - 1969)

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


Clive Evans was the first Superintendent then Director of Technical Education in Queensland from 1944-1963. 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).



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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