PapworthDr Helen Papworth
Helen trained as a teacher in Yorkshire and taught in schools there. Then, after moving to Wales, she worked in adult and further education. After working as a manager in education, she went to Ethiopia to work as a VSO volunteer in the Ministry of Education for two years as a teacher advisor. Helen has also managed a project in Rwanda before returning to Wales to study illustration for children’s publishing. She regularly returns to Ethiopia and illustrates and writes children’s books for publishers in Addis Ababa. Since completing her PhD Helen has undertaken research into the explorers, Henry Morton Stanley and his wife, Dorothy Tennant, and is currently writing a novel about their early relationship.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.