I write and illustrate children’s books, children’s plays, pantomimes, textbooks.
I have acted in various productions for Reps Theatre, Harare; pantomimes for Lions Clubs; Up the Creek Productions and Bronte Players.
I am computer literate and use the computer for a large percentage of proofreading, editing and school work.
I CAN OFFER THESE SKILLS WHICH COULD BE USEFUL TO YOU:
• Proofreading and editing
• Computer literate
• Original author
• Re-writing, précis, correction
• Illustration, sketching, painting, scenery.
• Craft, including stitchery
2010 - ongoing: freelance proofreading.
2010 - ongoing: author New Ventures English textbook for Grade 2,
College Press, Harare, Zimbabwe.
2002 - 2011: class teacher Gad’s Hill School, then Bronte School, Head of Drama.
1979 - 2001: class teacher various schools in Zimbabwe and Botswana
Head of Drama.
1979 - ongoing: 32 plays written and produced for children and adults.
1999: 7 year spelling and phonic syllabus, workbooks, spelling list books
©1999: published children’s book, Mr. Bumble and the Missing Mug.
Mr. Bumble at Sports Day. (Working)
QUALIFICATIONS AND SCHOOLING
2010: Diploma in Proofreading and Editing Skills, Maple Publishing.
2002: Proofreading/Editing Course Certificate.
1981: Pitman’s Bookkeeping Elementary
1976 - 1978: Certificate in Education, Teacher’s Training College, Associate College of the Institute of Education, Bulawayo, Rhodesia. University of Rhodesia.
1971 - 1975: Queen Elizabeth Girls High School, Salisbury, Rhodesia.
1975 - 3 subjects M Level examinations, Associated Examining Board UK
Use of English.
1974 - 7 subjects O Level Examinations, Associated Examining Board UK
1964 - 1970: Marlborough Primary School, Salisbury, Rhodesia.
DATE OF BIRTH: 7TH MAY, 1958.
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• Mr. R. Dyson, Headmaster, Bronte School, Gravesend DA110HN.
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