Can we imagine classrooms that are more democratic?

Can we imagine classrooms that are pleasurable and successful for more young people? 


Dr Sally Bamber’s professional interests are dominated by a desire to develop more democratic classrooms. She is senior lecturer in Education at the University of Chester, and  is currently conducting classroom based collaborative enquiries in secondary schools that translate research into practice in order to create more pleasurable and successful classrooms, whilst fostering transformative professional learning models.

Lunchtime Lectures is a collaboration between Storyhouse and the University of Chester, providing an open platform for debate on a range of topics and fascinating subjects.

They take place on the third Tuesday of each month.


Approx 60 mins

Activities, clubs and groups

From book clubs and writers’ groups to scrabble and sewing sessions; support and recovery workshops to baby and kids’ crafts and activities,…