PEOPLE

  • Chris Lynch

    Teacher

    TeachFirst

    Chris is an English teacher at a secondary school in Derbyshire, working towards a PGCE teaching degree whilst working full-time as part of the TeachFirst graduate scheme. He holds a MA in Philosophy from Cambridge and an MSc in History from Edinburgh. Chris is keenly interested in philosophy, politics, literature, current affairs, and whiskey. Chris has worked as an intern for current affairs magazine spiked and as a correspondent for the Cambridge Student, Middle East Eye, and the Guardian. When not buried in a book, Chris also works as a publication convenor and office volunteer for the British Humanist Association, where he co-manages educational projects concerning humanism, inclusion in education, and secular approaches to schooling. He has worked as a private tutor, a school visitor for the Cambridge University Access Scheme, and is currently Associate Editor of interfaith student journal Convocamus, for which is keen to recruit budding undergraduates.

DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY

Qualifying Round: Staffordshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Social egg freezing

Qualifying Round: Scotland East 2015/16

DEBATE: Sex Selective Abortion

Qualifying Round: Scotland East 2015/16

DEBATE: The BBC

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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