Dr Alex Standish
senior lecturer in geography education, University College London; co-author, What Should Schools Teach? Disciplines, Subjects and the Pursuit of Truth
Alex Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Geography Education at UCL Institute of Education and fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. Standish teaches PGCE, Teach First and Masters in Education students. He works in an advisory capacity for the Department for Education, the Mayor’s Office, Department for International Trade, Cambridge Examinations, as well as several London schools with respect to curriculum and teacher education. Standish previously taught at Western Connecticut State University and completed his PhD at Rutgers University, New Jersey. His research interests include: geography curriculum, teacher education, pedagogy, geopolitics and global education. He is the co-author of What Should Schools Teach? Disciplines, Subjects and the Pursuit of Truth (2017).
Sunday 3 November, 17:30 Exhibition Hall 1
From youth councils to ‘School Strike’: are kids taking over politics?