John Taylor
Director of Learning, Teaching and Innovation, Cranleigh School

Dr John L. Taylor is Director of Learning, Teaching and Innovation at Cranleigh School in Surrey, where he also directs the Philosophy in Education Project. His work involves the application of philosophy to secondary education, particularly in the context of project work.  He is the author of 'Think Again: A Philosophical Approach to Teaching' (Bloomsbury, 2012).

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Teaching and learning
The examined life

Students are working harder than ever to pass tests but schools allow no time for true learning in the Socratic tradition

John Taylor