Duncan Grey


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What I can't stand is the paperwork”

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DUNCAN GREY - Learning Consultant


Freelance writer, web designer and trainer specialising in education and online learning, Duncan Grey is available to write, speak or give In-Service Training for teachers on Information Literacy, the Internet in schools, School Resources Centres, Flexible Learning, Personal and e-Learning.

e-mail dsg@post.com or tel 01223 842191

Previously Senior Teacher, Head of Learning Resources, teacher of English and linguistics, Webmanager at Hinchingbrooke School, Huntingdon UK


Recent Publications

Recent Training given (selected list)

    • "Implementing Information Literacy In Your School" Lancashire branch of the School Library Association (Nov 2008)
    • "Working with teachers on the information literacy curriculum," for School Library Association
    • "Planning for variety in teaching and learning," for Filton College, Bristol (March 2006)
    • "Using Information Skills to Improve your Learning Resources Centre" for the Lighthouse training organisation 2002-5
    • "English and ICT" for the Cambridgeshire Partnership Graduate Training Programme.
    • "Information Literacy in the Resources Centre" School Libraries Association Annual Conference (June 2005)
    • "Information Literacy in your school" for Tower Hamlets LEA


    • Writing a regular "How To" column in the Times Educational Supplement (2007-8)
    • Consultant for BECTA on information literacy (Autumn 2008)
    • Writing for SfE, BECTA and NATE on English and ICT
    • 2003 - present, freelance education consultant, trainer and writer; Portal Manager, Cambridgeshire Education Portal
    • Consortium steering committee & school coordinator, E2B Broadband project
    • Training on School Learning Resources Centres for the SFE training organisation (1998-2002)
    • Wrote The Internet in School (two editions1998-2001, Continuum)
    • School coordinator for Comenius European project.
    • Education Advisor for AngliaCampus
    • Part of the Schools Online Project 1995-97
    • 1995-2003 School Webmaster. First UK Secondary School on The Web, 1.2.95.
    • 1992-94 Coordinator for Huntingdonshire TVEI Consortium, responsible for Flexible Learning
    • "The Newspaper File" with Alysoun Hayhoe Cambridge University Press 1991
    • 1988-89 On Teacher Exchange to Whitefriars College, Melbourne, Australia.
    • 1983-2003 variously Head of Lower School English, Deputy Head of English, Head of Learning Resources, INSET Coordinator etc, Hinchingbrooke School, Huntingdon.
    • 1976-83 English Teacher at Netherhall School, Cambridge.
    • 1975-76 English teacher with Kursverksamheten in Fagersta, Sweden, teaching adults English as a foreign language.
    • 1971-75 Bede College, Durham University. Bachelor of Education 1975.