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Curriculum Vitae

Tony North

William Hulme's Grammar School, Manchester 1985 A-Levels: Chemistry Physics Biology AAA
University of Nottingham 1988 B.Sc. Psychology, 1st Class
University of Manchester 1994 M.Ed. Education and the Mass Media
Pennsylvania State University 1997 M.Sc. Developmental Psychology
Pennsylvania State University 1998 Graduate Minor in Educational Theory
Assistant Clinical Psychologist 1989-1991 Withington Hospital, Manchester
Research Assistant, Child Language Disorders 1991-1994  University of Manchester
Graduate Assistant 1994-1999 Penn State University
Teacher of History, Geography & Maths 1999-2001 The Owl School, Washington DC
Writing Children's Novel, The King Herself 2001-2007 Manchester
Teaching Assistant 2002-2003 St.Paul's CE Primary, Withington, Manchester
Teaching Workshops in Primary Schools 2004-present North West area


Painting Like an Egyptian, article in Ancient Egypt magazine, Issue 40, Feb/March 2007

The King Herself, children's novel, self-published May 2007

Four short plays for children, published by Lazybee Scripts, June 2007: Odysseus and the Cyclops, The Olympian Myths, Perseus and Medusa, & Theseus and the Minotaur

Marathon, children's novel, self-published September 2009

Joint publications in child language research

Bishop, D. V. M., North, T., & Donlan, C. (1995). Genetic basis of specific language impairment: evidence from a twin study. Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, 37, 56-71.

Bishop, D. V. M., North, T., & Donlan, C. (1996). Nonword repetition as a behavioural marker for inherited language impairment: evidence from a twin study. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 37, 391-403.

Other Experience and Skills

Visits to Egypt, November 2001 & April 2009 (Luxor, Cairo, Edfu, Aswan, Kom Ombo, Saqqara)

Visits to Greece: Corfu (1991), Crete (2003), Santorini (2004), Athens, Delphi & Peloponnese (2005), Rhodes (2007), Athens & Marathon (2007), Crete (2010)

Visits to Italy, 2014 (Rome, Napes, Pompeii, Herculaneum), 2016 (Sicily)

Visit to Turkey, 2015 (Istanbul, Pamukkale, Selcuk/Ephesus)

Volunteer in elementary schools, State College, USA, 1995-1999

Group Coordinator, Penn State Amnesty International, 1995-1999

Teacher Training,  SCITT for Outstanding Schools, Nottingham University, August 2005 & 2006

History Teacher, Maternity Cover, William Hulme's Grammar School, September-October 2001

Mural of Egyptian Tomb Paintings for The Bookshop in Withington, Manchester, 2002-2003  other artwork

Member, Manchester Ancient Egypt Society, 2004-2008

Member, Manchester Geological Association, 2012-2015