LISTEN | David Hesketh on the rise of bilingualism in Wales

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 our interview with 16 year-old Welsh student Agnes Carter, offering a teacher’s perspective on bilingual schools in Wales, and the undeniable centrality of language.

Sarah Illingworth is Editor at Impolitikal, and Communications Officer for the Open University’s Learning and Teaching Innovation department (Translation lead). She has an MSc in Poverty and Development from the University of Manchester. Read more by Sarah.