University of Ottawa’s new dean of education comments on his service in Hunza with the Aga Khan Foundation

University of Ottawa's new dean of education comments on his service in Hunza with the Aga Khan FoundationSource: University of Ottawa By Kelly Haggart

Professor Richard Barwell joined the University of Ottawa in 2006 and was director of graduate studies (English-language sector) in the Faculty of Education from 2012 to 2016. Before that, he worked as a high school math teacher in his native England, a VSO volunteer in Pakistan and a lecturer in education at the University of Bristol. The Gazette sat down with uOttawa’s newest dean to learn more.

Where were you in Pakistan and what were you doing?

There’s a road that goes from Islamabad, which is on the plains, through the mountains to China. I was three-quarters of the way along that road, at about 7,500 feet altitude, in the Hunza Valley.

Read more – Dated: February 23, 2017

 

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