education and cultural sector specialist
Richard has over 25 years experience as a teacher, consultant, trainer, researcher and programme manager, mainly specialising in the fields of education for global citizenship and inter-cultural relations. He has worked for governments, NGOs and the commercial sector in over a dozen countries to support social change and community development, especially across North Africa and the Near East. Closer to home, he has been judging Debating Matters competitions since 2012, and is currently an adviser to Greater Manchester schools for the UK government’s Global Learning Programme.
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.