Richard Fransham
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Richard Fransham

Occupation: Futurist, Education Reform, Founder of OPERI,Cycled across Canada and raced bicycles for many years Hiked the Tahoe-Yosemite Trail in a 17 day winter outing Sailed down the St. Lawrence River and up the coast of Maine in a small, open hull Windrider trimaran.

Occupation:

  • Specialist in education reform and advocate for social justice
  • Founding member of Uniting for Children and Youth – UCY
  • Founding member and spokesperson for the Ottawa Public Education Remake Initiative – OPERI
  • Currently pursuing a Ph.D. in education at the University of Ottawa as a way to further his advocacy work on behalf of children and youth

Other experience

  • Former secondary school teacher of computer science and multimedia
  • Publisher of Child Focus magazine during the International Year of the Child
  • Co-creator of the secondary school CHIP Program designed for self-directed learning
  • Cycled across Canada and raced bicycles for many years
  • Hiked the Tahoe-Yosemite Trail in a 17 day winter outing
  • Sailed down the St. Lawrence River and up the coast of Maine in a small, open hull Windrider trimaran.