NAME...............................Nic H.H. Klaassen
DATE OF BIRTH.............5 December, 1942
1976-1979 University of Adelaide, Studying for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts.
1979 Graduate Diploma in Education
1988 Completed Master's Qualifying Studies at Flinders University.
1994 Graduate Certificate in Australian Studies, University of Adelaide
Assistant Accountant, Two years National Service,
Arrived in Australia in 1965 from Holland.
1966-1974 A variety of jobs.
1975-1979 Return to full time study.
1980 Various contract positions with the Department of Education.
Adult night classes for TAFE, teaching Australian History.
1981-1985 Leigh Creek Area School, teaching PES Geography and Australian History, Social Studies and Aboriginal Studies at various year levels.
1983-1985 Member of the Leigh Creek Area School Council.
1983-1985 Adult night classes for TAFE, teaching Local History.
1984 Acting History and Geography Senior.
1985-1986 Member of the Far North Priority Country Education Program. Planning and conducting Historical Tours of the Far North.
1986-1996 Reynella East High School teaching Legal Studies, Economics, Australian History and SACE Australian Studies.
1986-1988 Organiser and leader of school excursions to the Far North of South Australia, concentrating on the Social, Economic and Historic importance of that area.
1988-1990 Member of the Reynella East High School Council.
1988-1993 Marker in Australian History for SSABSA.
1993 Writing Based Literacy Assessor.
1995-1996 Instructing Staff in the use of computer programmes.
1996 Resigned from the Education Department.
1996-2000 Research and Consultancy work, lecturing at TAFE and WEA, tour guide, Book publishing, Web page design and running South Australian History courses for the University of the Third Age. (U3A)
2001-2002 Several research contracts, Researching History of South Australian Gold Mining.
2003-2007 Several research contracts, Writing History of South Australian Gold Mining.
2007-2019 Volunteer Tutor English for newly arrived migrants and refugees at TAFE. Studying Arabic culture and language.
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