Alys is a teacher passionate about making radical changes in Education that impact everyone in society. She comes from North of England and she has just started a funded PhD in (international) alternative education, social inequality and democracy. As well as teaching in state schools from Early years to 16 her background is in Steiner Waldorf, Forest Schools, Outdoor Education, Special Needs and working with families (Home Educators and Parent and Child groups).
For her MA she researched alternatives to rewards and punishments, the traditional approach in the UK, investigating intrinsic motivation and new ways to communicate.
Check out article written by Alys published in the Other Education journal.
We've met through Edu on Tour, program organised by NGO presente! and did a series of interviews for the Edu on Tour online course "Bringing on the Education (R)evolution!", introducing the alternatives to the traditional education. Enjoy!