Ritchie Cunningham


Robert Ritchie Cunningham


Ritchie Cunningham was born in Stirling and attended seven schools in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England, completing his schooling for the final two years at Lenzie Academy. Graduating from the University of Glasgow with Honours in Geography.

Career History
Teacher of Geography, Economics and Geology at Cumbernauld High School from 1977-1980
Principal Teacher of Geography and Modern Studies at John Neilson High School in Paisley 1980-1984
Field Development Officer – Geography – Scottish Examination Board 1984-1986
Adviser in Social Subjects, Highland Region 1986 -1991
Rector (headteacher) Inverness High School 1991-2014

From the start of his career, he has been involved in writing educational materials, articles and staff training materials. The first written during his first appointment in Cumbernauld High School between 1977-1980.
Provided in-service training on curriculum development assessment and innovation at a national level and also to several Local Authorities over the years.
Written/co-written over 25 publications including:
"Diagnostic Assessment - A teachers view" in Programmed Learning and Educational Technology; Journal of AETT
-Co-author of "Core Themes in Geography"- two books for Higher Grade Geography.
-Co-author of Core Topics in Geography - four copymaster sets for senior school geography
-Co-author of Credit Geography - a textbook for Standard Grade
-Co-author of People and Place - a textbook for 5-14 Geography
Also three Radiovision programmes for BBC Radio Scotland.

Where to find Ritchie Cunningham online

Where to buy in print


The Atmosphere and Climate Change
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Geography
This short book attempts to give a grounding in the Atmospheric system and the processes which are at work in the atmosphere. Hopefully, this background will give readers a better understanding of how human activity has influenced the world’s climate since the 19th century.
Behaviour Management in Schools
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 20,630. Language: British English. Published: April 22, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Behavioral management
This short book gives an introduction into managing behaviour in a school setting. Written by a former high school headteacher who was in post for 23 years. The book sets out by giving some answers to basic questions about behaviour management in schools illustrated with personal insights. The book builds towards the last two chapters which outline a sample training course for staff and then an ou
Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 27,590. Language: British English. Published: March 31, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Administration / general
This book outlines leadership lessons gleaned from nearly 40 years in leadership positions, in a readily accessible style. Most examples are from the Education Sector but are readily transferrable to other sectors.

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