Mark Taylor is Head of Humanities, Assistant Head Teacher (with overall responsibility for student behaviour 2010-11) and a History teacher at Addey and Stanhope comprehensive school, South London, where he is currently expanding the history curriculum. He is an IoI Education Forum committee member and regularly contributes to the forum’s Opinion section.
He is currently studying education policy and pedagogy under Labour since 1997.
He 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.
He also has an FA coaching certificate and has taught abroad.
What is China Thinking? - Alan Hudson
"Intellectually stimulating - an answer to those who despair of the next generation."
Professor Stanley Feldman, retired doctor and academic