Roy Chappell Papers Index: University of Tasmania Collection

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Francis Roy Chappell, M.A. (Cantab) Dip. Ed. (London) graduated in geography in 1930 at Cambridge and was awarded a diploma in education in 1934 by the University of London. He held a number of appointments in the United Kingdom.
During the war he served in the R.A.F. as intelligence officer and after he retired he wrote an account of the 205 Group Squadrons in the Western Desert, published in 1980 entitled "Wellington Wings". He came to Tasmania in 1949 and taught in schools until 1952 when he was appointed Lecturer in Education, becoming Senior Lecturer in 1953.
Roy Chappell was a leader in teacher training in Tasmania, particularly in the field of social science education. He took a special interest in educational broadcasting and acted as school broadcast adviser to the Australian Broadcasting Commission. Within the University he was active in the Staff Association and Senior Common Room and represented sub-professorial staff on Council and the Professorial Board. (University of Tasmania Newsletter, March 1974). Includes lectures notes, correspondence, published articles, newspaper cuttings,reports, and submission to Murray Committee.
Deposited by F.R. Chappell 22 Feb 1980.

From University Collection UT342.

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Authors/Creators:University of Tasmania
Keywords: University of Tasmania Special and Rare Collections, University of Tasmania, Roy Chappell Papers, geography, Cambridge, lecturer, teacher training, social science education, educational broadcasting, ABC, University of London, lecture notes, correspondence, papers, teaching methods, study leave, notes, secondary education, television, Murray Committee,
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