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The Innovators - 28 Ophelia Vanderpuye

The Innovators - 28 Ophelia Vanderpuye


Award-winning teacher Ophelia Vanderpuye opens horizons with learning and technology

Television sitcom and National Theatre thespian Peter Egan was working with the most flexible actors imaginable. The Year 4 and 5 pupils at Oakington Manor Primary School, Wembley, were using his drama workshop to develop their film on bullying. They were thinking and talking about bullying, empathising and role-playing, and sparking the magic and dynamism of the theatre.

But that was just a starter. Peter then went into the radio studio in Ophelia Vanderpuye's cutting edge classroom to be interviewed by three Year 5 girls for a part-scripted, three-way 'conversation' for the Celebrity Corner on the school's radio station. It was as interesting as anything you'll hear on Radio 4.

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The Innovators – 27 David Cameron

The Innovators – 27 David Cameron


There's only one David Cameron for educators, and he's no MP. Douglas Blane reports

One secret of successful innovation is the ability to connect people, says David Cameron ( pi...

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The Innovators – 26 Gillian Penny

The Innovators – 26 Gillian Penny


Innovation carries risk and fear of failure. Gillian Penny talks to Douglas Blane

At one point in our conversation Gillian Penny mentions the support she gets from her education ...

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The Innovators: 25 David Mitchell

The Innovators: 25 David Mitchell

For schools anxious about blogging, David Mitchell is a beacon for trust and creativity, writes Tony Parkin

”Hi, my name is Binyameen and I am an 11-year-old student attending ...

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The Innovators: 24 Renaldo Lawrence

The Innovators: 24 Renaldo Lawrence


Hugh John catches up with Renaldo Lawrence, 'the quiet revolutionary'
There was an epiphany, vividly remembered. ”I was teaching PE in Grey Coat Hospital school in London and t...

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