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Ron McCartney was an Open University Associate Lecturer in Mathematics in the Compounds of the Maze and Long Kesh Prison and in Portlaoise Prison in 1984. He took up a full-time post as Staff Tutor in Education that year and became responsible for organizing Education tutors for students in prison between 1984 and 2007. He has a background in Educational Research and also tutored Mathematics courses for The Open University from 1971 to 2007.
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Title: Very seldom did tutors not go
Description: Ron McCartney as the Staff Tutor in Education was responsible for organizing Open University tutors in Education for students in prison between 1984 and 2007. In this clip he reflects on the responses from tutors to his requests to go into the Maze and Long Kesh Prison to teach Education courses
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Contributor: Ron McCartney
Duration: 00:01:50
Master programe code and title: Ron McCartney Interview
Master programme start tine: 00:07:08
Master programme end time: 00:08:55
Master programme production number: 079_T_01
Available to public: yes