PEOPLE

  • Charlotte Smith

    Head of Discovery and Learning

    Chester Zoo

    Charlotte joined Chester Zoo in June 2014, where she heads up the team developing and delivering learning programmes, events and activities with schools, colleges, families and adults, as well developing all interpretation across the Zoo.  Prior to that she worked as Head of Learning at IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums, for the Museum of Science and Industry focusing on community engagement and The World of Glass in St Helens where she ran the education service. Charlotte is passionate about developing learning experiences that inspire people to see the world differently and bring about change. She has a BA in Italian Studies from University of Manchester and an MA in Heritage Studies from University of Salford.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Championship: Salford 2018

DEBATE: Fake News

Qualifying Round: Cheshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Political Parties

Regional Final: North West & North Wales 2015/16

DEBATE: Trident

Regional Final: North West & North Wales 2015/16

DEBATE: Sugar

Qualifying Round: Manchester 2015/16

DEBATE: Religious Freedom

Qualifying Round: Manchester 2015/16

DEBATE: Gentrification

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2014/15

DEBATE: European Union

Qualifying Round: North Wales 2014/15

DEBATE: Role models

UPCOMING EVENTS

Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre



CHAMPIONSHIP ARCHIVE

Find a list of all our previous championship events here.



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