David Didau was teacher for 15 years, which included leading two English departments and being an Assistant Head. He is now a freelance trainer, speaker and writer of trashy education books - he is the author of The Secret Of Literacy: making the implicit explicit and the forthcoming Why Everything We Know About Teaching is Wrong. He is the brains behind the award-winning education blog, The Learning Spy.
The Secret Of Literacy: making the implicit explicit (Crown House, May 2014)
Hunger in the UK: the food banks phenomenon
"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