Episode 5: Education and language

Joining Matthew this week is Olivia Buchanan of Falcons Prep Richmond and Leo Winkley of Shrewsbury School. We look at whether the pandemic has actually changed education for the better – and how our use of language is so important.

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Joining Matthew this week is Olivia Buchanan, Headmistress of Falcons Prep Richmond and Leo Winkley, Headmaster of Shrewsbury School.

We look at the growing discussion surrounding whether the pandemic has actually changed education for the better – and how our use of language is so important at the current time.

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Olivia Buchanan is Headmistress of Falcons Prep Richmond.

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Leo Winkley is Headmaster of Shrewsbury School.

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Matthew Smith is the Editor of Attain.

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