Head of English
Cowley International College
Ian is the Head of English at a Merseyside comprehensive school, having worked in international schools in Mexico and Portugal, before returning to Manchester where he studied. In 2015, he completed an MA in Education evaluating the benefits of reducing class sizes on student outcomes. Ian specialises in linguistics, transnational literature and continues to champion debating and critical thinking in schools.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
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
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.