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Dr Debra Kidd

Associate, Independent Thinking Ldt; Author - A Curriculum of Hope: As Rich In Humanity as in Knowledge

There few people working in education today who have the breadth of experience that Dr Debra Kidd has, let alone the depth of understanding of all things educational from national policy level to what goes on in the classroom. 

And that’s not to mention teaching theatre skills to children in Siberia. Debra is rare in that she has experience in every phase of education from nursery and EYFS all the way through to FE, including her recent appointment as an Associate Lecturer in the PGCE programme at Leeds Beckett University where she supports international students. She combines this vast experience, especially looking at literacy, oracy and the power of the Arts, with a clear view on what education is all about and the willingness to speak truth to power through various platforms including national TV.