Creative writing and drama specialist in English schools in England from 1997 – 2006 delivering classes in writing, and drama for all ages (employed by theatre companies, Poetry Society of England, and individual schools) supplementing the national curriculum.
Also drama and writing workshops in informal educational settings such as youth clubs and young offenders institutions.
Autumn 2015 Creative writing workshops in West Midlands schools for SAMPAD Gandhi Poetry Competition
June 2004 Poetry workshops for adults and young people, Twickenham Libraries.
Jan 2003-04 Contemporary Poetry workshops for librarians across the West Midlands
Jan 04-Apr 04 Creative Writing course for adults at Tulse Hill Community Centre, London
June-July 04 Creative writing sessions for elders at Streatham Library, London
Feb-April 03 Poetry, photography and video project – cross generational project :The Street Experience.
Nov 03 Equal Voice workshops for excluded young people in Upton Park.
Sept 03 Children and adult writing workshops for National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
May 03 Poetry workshops for talented and gifted teenagers, Middlesex schools.
Jan 2003 Video/drama project with company Mouth that Roars with children in care, Hackney
Dec 02 Storytelling workshops for young people at National Maritime Museum
Dec 2002 Poetry Society EAZ residency in Warwick Park School, Peckham
Oct 02-Ap 03 Essex Intercultural Arts anti-racism project in primary schools (featured in Times Educatoinal Supplement ( a British national weekly newspaper)
Oct 2002 Canterbury Poetry Festival school workshops and prize presentations
May 2002 Eastleigh Secondary School. Canning Town. Directed Migrations project for Akademi of Indian dance, with poetry and Barat natynam dance, performed at Stratford Circus theatre.
Feb 2002 Poets in the City – 2 week project in Tower Hamlets schools for Poetry Society of G.Britain
Jan 2002 Schools EAL project with painter R.Saheed presented at Hammersmith Lyric Theatre
April 2001 Southwark EiC: Becoming a Better Poet – gifted 16 year old school students in Southwark.
April 2000 National Theatre Literacy Project. Storytelling workshops in Tower Hamlets
August 1999 Write On– a five day writing course for 8-14 year olds, Twickenham.
April 1999 Creative Writer in residence for Slough Borough Council
Writing Workshops, and performances in four primary schools over 4 weeks, (6-10 years)
March 1998 Drama workshops for Church of England Marlyebone Girls School, London
May 1997 Aylesbury Young Offenders