Liverpudlian Dave Hesketh relocated to the North Wales town of Rhuthun/Ruthin in 1985 and held the post of Head of Design and Technology at a local school for 25 years. Now retired, he continues to work for the examination board as a subject specialist.
Here, he and Sarah follow on from her interview with 16 year-old Welsh student Agnes Carter, this time offering a teacher’s perspective on bilingual schools in Wales, and the undeniable centrality of language.
Sarah Illingworth is Editor at Impolitikal, and a Communications Manager with the Open University’s Learning and Teaching Innovation portfolio. She has an MSc in Poverty and Development from the University of Manchester. Read more by Sarah.