Geoffrey Hubbard

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Geoffrey Hubbard (22 May 1923 – June 1998) was director of the National Council for Educational Technology (now called "British Educational Communications and Technology Agency; becta) and Chair of the National Extension College's [1] trustees from 1989 to his death in June 1998.[2]

He was also a well-known, active Quaker. He gave the Swarthmore Lecture at London Yearly Meeting 1991, published as Patterns and Examples. Quaker Attitudes and European Opportunities.[3] He also wrote an introduction to the Quaker faith: Quaker by Convincement[4](1974).


  1. ^ National Extension College's website
  2. ^ "NEC Calendar 2003 (.pdf file)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-10-23. Retrieved 2006-12-27.
  3. ^ Hubbard, Geoffrey (1991). Patterns and Examples. Quaker Attitudes and European Opportunities (Series: Swarthmore Lectures). London: London Yearly Meeting. ISBN 0-85245-236-5.
  4. ^ Hubbard, Geoffrey (1974). Quaker by Convincement. Harmondsworth, Middlesex: Penguin Books. ISBN 0-14-021663-4., reprinted in 1985 (ISBN 085245189X) and 1992 with minor amendments by London Yearly Meeting.