Toby has taught on a wide variety of further and higher education courses and has most experience of teaching sociology, film and philosophy to both teenagers and adults. He is currently undertaking a PhD with Professor Michael Young at the Institute of Education, London. This will present an analysis of knowledge structure of the new National Curriculum for England and is entitled ‘Decoding Michael Gove’s Open Source Curriculum’. Toby is also the Programme Development Secretary for the Standing Committee for the Education and Training of Teachers (SCETT).
Saturday 1 November 2008, 1.30pm Café
The Battle for Intelligence
Sunday 2 November 2008, 10.00am Lecture Theatre 1
The Battle over Homework
"The audience were the stars of the Battle of Ideas - engaged, informed and enthusiastic. As a panellist, I felt both ashamed and educated. Exactly as it should be."
John Street, professor of politics, University of East Anglia