Dr Alka Sehgal Cuthbert
educator, researcher, writer; author, What should schools teach? Disciplines, subjects and the pursuit of truth

Alka is an educator of over 30 years’ experience. She has taught at various levels of education, from secondary school to university.  Since completing her doctorate in the philosophy and sociology of education at the University of Cambridge in 2017, she has co-written a book What Should Schools Teach? Disciplines, subjects and the pursuit of truth and other articles for public, professional and academic publications. She has sat on the advisory panel for Ofsted’s new inspection framework for English. She currently teaches English part-time for an education charity, is a governor at an east London secondary school, and is a member of the Academy of Ideas Education Forum.

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Sunday 3 November, 12:00 Frobisher 4-6
What is an arts education for?