Bob Charlesworth

(Project Officer CEA 1999-2005, Management Committee CEA, CEA Chemical Educator 2006)

Bob Charlesworth was Head of Chemistry at University High School before being appointed as the first Project Officer for CEA in 1999. He worked for CEA for one day a week and for the Chemistry Department at Melbourne University for the rest of the week. As Project Officer, he developed a website for CEA and conducted a survey to investigate the amount of practical work that is undertaken in schools. Bob’s enthusiasm and insight was evident from the start. He introduced many new programs such as the November Lectures professional development program for teachers and an on-line delivery of multiple choice questions.