Head, hand and heart: educating the whole child - why this is more important than ever right now
- Tuesday 1 December 2020 (17:00-18:30)
We are excited to welcome Peter Hyman to lead on our first ELA seminar of 2020 -2021.
Peter will talk about the Big Education movement and his own School 21 which translates the philosophy into action. The seminar will be chaired by Ava Sturridge-Packer CBE, former primary head in Birmingham and currently DfE and Birmingham Education Partnership adviser.
Following Peter's presentation, you will be able to ask the speaker and chair any questions.
About the speaker
Peter is the Co-Director of Big Education, a new organisation set up to change the story of what matters in education. Peter is also the co-founder and the first headteacher of School 21, a pioneering 4 to 18 school that opened in Stratford, East London in 2012. The school has a growing reputation for developing oracy (speaking) skills having set up Voice 21, a charity working with more than 400 schools across the country. It has also developed sophisticated programmes for real world learning and wellbeing.
For nine years to 2003, Peter worked as a strategist and speechwriter to the British Prime Minister, Tony Blair. He left to become a teaching assistant in a challenging Islington school, before training as a history teacher and working his way up to become a headteacher. He is author of 1 out of 10, from Downing Street Vision to Classroom Reality.
All are welcome to attend this free seminar. It will take place online and those who register will be sent the link before the event.