TAA CV - Mrs Linda Blunt

Personal data
Year of Birth: 1959 TAA Member No: 1956
Contact Address: 15 Westbourne Grove, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex Nationality: British
Permanent Phone Number: +44 (0) 1245259906 Mobile Phone No: +44 (0) 1245259906
Email Address: lgmblunt@gmail.com Personal Webpage:
Record of posts and assignments
Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities
2010 to present Freelance horticulture/training Self employed working for a range of organisations UK Record of posts and assignments (Note 2) Year Job Title Organisation Country Responsibilities (Note 3) 2010 - present Freelance horticulture/training Self employed working for a range of organisations. UK Tutor in World Horticulture and other educational roles and training with RHS, Horticulture education unit writing for overseas college, practical horticuture, Trustee and Membership Secretary -Tropical Agriculture Association. Trustee and Secretary for small charity in Nepal.
Sept 1990 June 2010 Senior Lecturer in International Horticulture Writtle College, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex UK Teaching a range of Further and Higher Education courses from Diploma, BSc and Masters courses to include tropical and international horticulture, plant propagation, fruit and vegetable production, plant science, plant identification and amenity horticulture
2006 -10 (3 year prog Delphe Link co-ordinator DFID funded via British Council Writtle College / IAAS Nepal Nepal Application process, management of link and all communications, organising staff exchanges mainly focus on animal science/research staff development.
2001 -05 (3 year prog Delphe Link co-ordinator DFID funded via British Council Writtle College / IAAS Nepal Nepal Application process, management of link and all communications, organising staff exchanges development of programme mainly Post Graduate
1998 -2001 (3 year prog) Delphe Link co-ordinator DFID funded via British Council Writtle College / IAAS Nepal Nepal 1998 -2001 (3 year prog) Delphe Link co-ordinator DFID funded via British Council Writtle College / IAAS Nepal Nepal Initiation of link via contact and visit to IAAS Nepal , Application process, management of link and all communications, organising programme within horticulture -staff exchanges
1997, 2000 Visiting lecturer, HE links programme 1997, 2000, Visiting lecturer, HE links programme Egerton University, Kenya Course development within horticulture through staff exchange programme. Kenya Course development within horticulture through staff exchange programme
2009 ISHS conference Nairobi Kenya Attended conference and visits to growers
2006 Student recruitment 2006 Student recruitment Writtle College India Attended British Council recruitment fairs and Ag/Hort Universities 2006 Student recruitment Writtle College India Attended British Council recruitment fairs and Ag/Hort Universities Attended British Council recruitment fairs and Ag/Hort Universities
various Lecturer in Horticulture various Lecturer in Horticulture Writtle College India, Sri Lanka, PNG, Australia, Thailand, NZ, etc Overseas visits, other visits made within Europe for student visits, Erasmus staff exchange and personal interest visits relating to horticulture globally India, Sri Lanka, PNG, Australia, Thailand, NZ, etc Overseas visits, other visits made within Europe for student visits, Erasmus staff exchange and personal interest visits relating to horticulture globally
Skills, expertise and qualifications
Principal Discipline:  Horticulture Training/Education
Subsidiary fields: Horticulture education and training, plant production, International horticulture, horticulture in development
Higher education: Higher education (Note 7) 2004 - MSc Development Management, Open University 1992 - Certificate in Education, Anglia University 1989 - Master of Horticulture, Royal Horticulture Society
Countries worked in:  Germany, Nepal, Netherlands, Switzerland, USA.
Languages: German comfortable for general speaking
   
Last Updated: 23/07/2014