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
"Participating in the Battle was a little like entering a Bombay train at rush hour - it's a plunge into a swirl of wildly differing notions of how people should arrange themselves in a really tight situation. When you eventually emerge, you find that you're in a different place from where you started - and that you've been thoroughly energised from the journey. I can't wait to take the trip again next year."
Naresh Fernandes, editor-in-chief, Time Out India