Beverley Briggs

Beverley is the creative producer at The Forge – a specialist participatory arts organisation – where she develops innovative programmes in partnership with schools.  She is particularly interested in exploring how the arts can support literacy and oracy in the classroom. Prior to joining The Forge, Beverley was a head of english in a secondary school and a regular TES columnist. She has worked extensively within the cultural and educational sectors and is currently studying for a Doctorate in Education at Newcastle University.