Kenneth Durham

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Kenneth Durham (died 6 August 2016) was a British schoolteacher, educationalist, and headmaster of University College School.

Durham was educated at St John's School, Leatherhead and studied at Brasenose College, Oxford.[1] He taught economics at St. Albans School, before becoming Director of Studies and Head of Economics at King's College School, Wimbledon.[1] In 1996 he was appointed Headmaster of University College School,[1] which is part of the Eton Group of independent schools.

He wrote several books on Economics education.

He died after a long illness on 6 August 2016 at the age of 62.[2]

Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference[edit]

He was a member of the GSA/HMC Professional Development Sub-Committee and Chairman of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC). He was also a co-opted member of the HMC committee in 2006-7, being HMC Head of Professional Development.[3]

Selected publications[edit]

Durham, K. (1992). The New City. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Macmillan.


  1. ^ a b c Who's Who. London: A & C Black. 1997. ISBN 0-7136-4495-8. 
  2. ^ DURHAM
  3. ^ Debretts: Kenneth John Durham Esq (Accessed August 2013)