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Hywel Roberts

Hywel Roberts is a creative educator with sixteen years’ experience in the classroom teaching secondary drama and English in schools, both rough and smooth. Hywel is now a freelance consultant and Independent Thinking Associate specialising in Drama for Learning, Mantle of the Expert, Lures into Learning and engagement across all phases of learning.

Click here to listen in on Hywel’s podcast with Pivotal Education - ’ teaching hooks and exercising imagination’.

Click here to watch a video interview with Hywel as part of The Education Foundation’s series of Education Britain Conversations.

Hywel Roberts in the Time Out Room – PP174 Podcast on Pivotal Education.

‘Who are these children who inhabit our classrooms?’ by Hywel Roberts in TES.

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Publications by Hywel Roberts


This book is about engaging learners in great learning. It’s…

Bad Hat Harry and Imagineering!

In schools across the world teachers are expected to deliver…

Uncharted Territories

A book of prompts, provocations and possibilities designed to nourish…

Don’t Change the Light Bulbs

Curated by Rachel Jones, Don’t Change the Light Bulbs offers…

There Is Another Way

Edited by Ian Gilbert with chapters by Mark Anderson, Lisa…

Author Blog

Scotland is Ace

April 29 2016

Hello I’m really proud of the work I’m contributing to North of the Wall. Scotland is a hotbed of creative curriculum and it’s a thrill to be part of it, albeit in a small way. I’m indebted to The Real David Cameron (@realdcameron), one of my key edu-heroes, for inviting me up there a couple […]

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Hold a Child’s Hand…….

March 08 2016

Last June I presented at The Sunday Times Education Festival. Prior to the day I was invited to write a short piece for Schools Week. The link to it is here. I was thrilled to be asked to write it and I was keen to simply capture the idea of what pedagogy means to me. […]

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