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Colin Leslie Knight

Colin Leslie Knight, British academic administrator, consultant. Fulbright scholar, United States Government, Washington, 1963; recipient Japan Foundation award, Tokyo, 1983, Intern Nations award German Government, Bonn, 1992, British Council Study award, 1994.


  • Knight, Colin Leslie was born on September 2, 1934 in Rotherham, New Zealand. Son of James P. and Rosetta (Beaman) Knight.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University New Zealand, Christchurch, 1954; Master of Arts with honors, University Cantebury, Christchurch, 1957; Doctor of Education, University Georgia, 1982.


    • High School teacher Ashburton (New Zealand) Technology College, 1957-1960, Burnside High School, Christchurch, 1960-1965. Senior lecturer Christchurch Teachers College, 1966-1972. School inspector Department Education, Christchurch, 1973-1979, district senior inspector, 1980-1984, regional superintendent education, 1984-1986.

      Principal, Chief Executive Officer Christchurch College Education, since 1986. President New Zealand Council Education Research, since 1994. Vice president New Zealand Council Teacher Education, 1993-1994.

      Director New Zealand End. International Limited, since 1992. Christchurch College English Language, since 1990.


    • Author: Becoming a New Zealander, 1971, The Instant Society, 1972, New Zealand Geography-Systems Approach '73, 1973, Pathfinders in Education, 1985.


    Committee member Christchurch-Adelaide Sister City Committee, 1990-1994, board directors Rangi Ruru Girls School, Christchurch, 1988-1990, delegate Study Tour China Chinese People's Association Friendship with Foreign Countries, Beijing, 1994. Fellow Royal Geography Society, New Zealand Institute Management, New Zealand Education Administration Society, Phi Kappa Delta.



    Rhododendrons, travel, photography, fishing, reading.


    • Married Noela Y. Harman, August 30, 1958. Children: Gregory James, Jacqueline Deborah.
    • child: Gregory James Knight
    • child: Jacqueline Deborah Knight
    • mother: Rosetta (Beaman) Knight
    • spouse: Noela Y. Harman
    • father: James P. Knight
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    Born September 2, 1934
    • 1954
      University New Zealand
    • 1957
      University Cantebury
    • 1982
      University Georgia
    • 1957 - 1960
      High School teacher, Ashburton (New Zealand) Technology College
    • 1960 - 1965
      High School teacher, Ashburton (New Zealand) Technology College
      Christchurch, New Zealand, New Zealand
    • 1966 - 1972
      senior, lecturer Christchurch Teachers College
    • 1973 - 1979
      school inspector Department Education
      Christchurch, New Zealand, New Zealand
    • 1984 - 1986
      school inspector Department Education
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