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Debbie joined the OCA on a temporary contract in 1993, packing the Guide toCourses. 16 years later she is an invaluablemember o the Academic services/ Tutorservices.Debbie’s interests include cross-stitching,reading and walking. She is at themoment doing an AAT Foundation courseat Barnsley College.
Adele joinedOCA in October2003 asthe nanceassistant. Herinterests in allthings technicalled her toundertakethe CCNA (Cisco Certied Network Associate) course and as a result she isnow responsible or the IT Network.She is also an OCA student on
Photography 1: Art of Photography.
Adele is married with 2 children andenjoys cycling, walking, playing the violinand Photography.
Who’s who at OCA Richard Robbins
Professor Richard Robbins: Painter, Poet, Sculptor, Sportsman
OCA Trustee Richard Robbins was born in 1927. He was the son o Lord Robbins,chairman o the infuential 1963 committee report on Higher Education.He attended Dauntsey’s School in Wiltshire, where his prowess on the sports eldoutshone his academic ability. Ater a brie spell in the army he resumed his educationreading literature at Oxord.Richard went on to study art at Goldsmith’s and the Slade, specialising in drawing,painting and sculpture, beore embarking on a career as an art teacher. He taught or33 years at Hornsey School o Art, later part o Middlesex University, becoming ProessorEmeritus in 1993. Unlike many o his contemporaries in art schools, he rmly believed inthe importance o drawing; a principle that the Open College o the Arts still hold rmly to. He was a trustee o the OCA rom its oundation in 1987. He was elected an Honorary Member o the Royal Society o British Artists in 2004.Richard passed away on July 28th2009.