Dave Clements is a writer, adviser to local government, and convenor of the Social Policy Forum at the Academy of Ideas. With over 15 years experience of working predominantly in children and adults’ social care, Dave blogs for publications including the Guardian and Huffington Post; and is a contributor to online journal spiked.
He is author of publications including The Future of Community (Pluto, 2008) and Social Care for Free Citizens (Manifesto Club, 2010). An archive of his writing can be found here.
Goodbye Mr Chips: can research tell teachers how to teach?
"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick