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Boris Ford

1917 - 1998

Boris Ford read English at Cambridge before the war. He then spent six years in the Army Education Corps, being finally in command of a residential School of Artistic Studies. On leaving the Army, he joined the staff of the newly formed Bureau of Current Affairs and graduated to be its Chief Editor and in the end its Director. When the Bureau closed down at thé end of 1951, he joined the Secretariat of the United Nations in New York and Geneva. On returning to England in the autumn of 1953, he was appointed Secretary of a national inquiry into the problem of providing a humane liberal education for people undergoing technical and professional training.
Boris Ford then became Editor of the Journal of Education, until it ceased publication in 1958, and also the first Head of School Broadcasting with independent television. From 1958 he was Education Secretary at the Cambridge University Press, and from i960 to 1963 Professor of Education and Director of the Institute of Education at Sheffield University. In 1963 he was appointed Professor of Education and Dean of the School of Educational Studies at the University of Sussex. He was Editor of Universities Quarterly.

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