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Education Development Officer

Douglas Roberts is an experienced former teacher with a background in primary teaching, secondary English and History, and teacher training. Douglas now works as an education consultant and specialises in active learning approaches using drama techniques, debate, and enquiry learning, and for ten years ran a theatre education company in Scotland and New Zealand.

As the Council’s Education Development Officer, Douglas undertakes the research and development of curriculum based resources using archive materials, facilitates workshops and training opportunities for archive staff, and carries out consultancy and review of history and heritage education projects.

Douglas is available to offer advice and feedback to archivists about their education and outreach activities and resources. If you're embarking on a new outreach project or if you want some input on your existing programmes and resources, contact Douglas at