Blogs by Jacqui O'Hanlon

The World's Largest Shakespeare Classroom: Changing Perceptions

March 6, 2015

Here I am on a warm sunny day on 6 June 2014, in a classroom at a large secondary school in Birmingham with a mixed age group of students from Years 9-11, about to watch Henry IV Part I.

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Feedback from teachers and students

December 5, 2013

Find out what teachers and students thought about the live to schools broadcast of Richard II last month.

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What's all the fuss about?

November 7, 2013

In this blog post, Jacqui O'Hanlon hands over to Bella, a 13-year-old student who wants to tell us why she thinks that Shakespeare is worth all the fuss.

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Should we be expecting excellence instead of measuring it?

October 22, 2013

Jacqui O'Hanlon reports back from her travels to The Ohio State University where she was leading a professional development course with teachers - and found more similarities than differences with the UK.

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Why Shakespeare matters

October 1, 2013

Jacqui O'Hanlon  explains how Young Shakespeare Nation helps young people to make a connection with Shakespeare - and why that really matters.

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