Interview with Barbara Bleiman
Barbara Bleiman is one of the most deeply-informed, thoughtful and influential commentators on teaching English in the country. She was Co-Director of the English and Media Centre, and continues to work there as an Education Consultant and Co-Editor of emagazine. She was previously Head of English in an inner-city sixth form college and has nearly 40 years of experience of teaching English, providing CPD for teachers, publishing and contributing to educational developments and debates, including acting as a consultant to QCA and Awarding Bodies. She was the recipient of the NATE Award for Outstanding Contribution to English Teaching 2019. In addition to her work for teachers and students, her widely-read blogs and pieces in the national media, she’s also published two novels. Her most recent book is What Matters in English Teaching (2020).
Barbara is interviewed by Rachel Roberts (University of Reading).