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Interviews with some of the great masters of teaching today.

Interviews with some of the great masters of teaching today.
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Interviews with some of the great masters of teaching today.

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English

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Nigel Talbot Rice

2/13/2018
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Nigel Talbot Rice by Will Orr-Ewing

Duration:00:45:32

Episode #5. Will Orr-Ewing interviews Jason Fletcher

12/13/2017
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In this interview, I talk with Jason Fletcher, founding Headmaster of Heritage School in Cambridge. Heritage is the only school I am aware of that is committed to (and actively promotes) a Charlotte Mason education in the UK. Jason explains its unique pertinence to the educational priorities of our times. We discuss, * The fight against apathy and disenchantment * The founding of Heritage * Charlotte Mason - her history and philosophy * The tragedy of apathy, and what Heritage does to...

Duration:01:15:05

Episode #4. Will Orr-Ewing interviews Paul Dean

11/22/2017
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Paul read English at Manchester 1971-9. His first teaching post was in Manchester. He was then Head of English at Portsmouth Grammar School 1986-99, Dragon 2000-8, and Summer Fields 2008-15. He is now retired but still on the books part time at both. In this interview, we start by discussing why Paul was attracted from secondary teaching to the independent prep sector: "prep schools seemed to offer the freest place to teach in the entire educator sector." In the second half, from 25.30ish,...

Duration:01:08:49

Episode #3. Will Orr-Ewing interviews Mark Johnson

8/1/2017
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In Episode 3 of my History of Prep Education project, I interview Mark Johnson. Mark (known to all his pupils as MRJ) attended prep boarding school himself aged 6 (!). As a teacher, he taught at Summer Fields for 17 years, becoming Deputy Headmaster, before becoming Headmaster of Cheam in 1998 - a post he held for 18 years, growing the school from 120 boys to 420 boys & girls and winning much acclaim in the process. In this interview, we talk about: *Mark's own (Dickensian!) prep school...

Duration:01:04:19

Episode #2. Will Orr-Ewing interviews Rory Darling

6/16/2017
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In my second interview of my History of Education project, I interview Rory Darling. Rory taught Maths and History at many of the top boarding boys preparatory schools in the country, including Summer Fields, Cothill, Ludgrove, Aysgarth and Elstree. In this interview, we talk about: Teaching and learning Standards back in the 70s? Importance of historical knowledge for context; and skeleton. Importance of knowledge generally. Knowledge vs skills / group work; + lesson plans Real-world...

Duration:00:44:14

Episode #1. Will Orr-Ewing interviews Rhidian Llewellyn

5/24/2017
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Rhidian Llewellyn began his teaching career at Heatherdown. From 1980-1984 he was Head of History and English at Arnold House School in St John’s Wood, London. In 1986 he became Senior Housemaster at The Dragon School, Oxford before being appointed, at the age of 32, Headmaster of Papplewick School, Ascot. He now advises parents and schools via his educational consultancy, Llwellyn Education (http://www.llewellyneducation.co.uk/). In this interview, we discuss: - Life in a prep boarding...

Duration:01:01:49