Brian Jackson (educator)
In 1960 Brian Jackson and Michael Young created the Advisory Centre for Education. They went on to establish the National Extension College in 1963 as a pilot for the Open University. He founded the National Educational Research and Development Trust (NERDT) which set up the National Children's Centre in 1975 in Huddersfield. Jackson had a major influence on the development of ideas and the practice of childcare.
Brian Jackson collapsed and died 500 yards from the finish whilst taking part in a charity five mile run in aid of the National Children's Centre.
- Education and the Working Class [with Dennis Marsden] (1962)
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- "History of the Advisory Centre for Education". Retrieved Feb 24, 2016.
- Brian Jackson: Educational Innovator and Social Reformer. Kit Hardwick. (2003)