FORA.tv Speaker - Mark Taylor

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Biography

Mark Taylor is Head of Humanities, "Achievement Co-ordinator" (i.e Head of Year 10) and a History teacher at Addey and Stanhope comprehensive school, South London. Taylor is an Institute of Ideas Education Forum committee member and regularly contributes to the forum's Opinion section. Taylor writes and researches on the politics and history of education, and is currently researching educational reforms under Labour since 1997. Taylor is a qualified FA football coach, has taught abroad, has a PhD in urban history/policing and worked as a researcher gathering evidence on the impact of the "Zero Tolerance" policing initiative on drugs dealing in Kings Cross in the 1990s, before concluding that education was a more positive way of confronting social problems than social science.

1 Program

The Battle for Evidence Based Education

11.02.08 | 00:59:46 min | 0 comments