Watch Lucy Crehan, teacher and education consultant, in our latest RSA Spotlight - the edits which take you straight to the heart of the event!
Lucy Crehan, teacher and education consultant, set off on a personal educational odyssey through Finland, Japan, Singapore, Shanghai and Canada, teaching in schools, immersing herself in their very different cultures and discovering the surprising truths about school life. Lucy weaves together her experiences with research on policy, history, psychology and culture to offer fascinating new insights.
As a teacher in an inner-city school, Lucy Crehan was exasperated with ever-changing government policy claiming to be based on lessons from ‘top-performing’ education systems. She visits the RSA to document some of her journey, weaving together her experiences with research on policy, history, psychology and culture.
Why are teachers leaving the profession in droves, and what can we do about it? A panel of experts discuss the current teacher recruitment crisis, exploring the stories behind the statistics and offering their own potential solutions to this pressing issue.