Speaker
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Martin Robinson

Martin Robinson is the author of Trivium 21c, a book that looks at the roots of the liberal arts to see whether they are relevant for today’s educational needs.


Previously Martin spent 20 years working in London in state schools - as a teacher, head of department, AST, and senior leader. Martin was an associate for the QCA, and lead practitioner for creativity with the SSAT.


Martin is an education associate for the RSA, he writes for the TES , speaks regularly at conferences and provides consultancy to schools. He wants children to be able to leave school as ‘renaissance people’: ‘Philosopher Kids’. 

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