About the Author
John Richmond has a breadth of experience as a classroom English teacher and advisory teacher in London, a local-authority English adviser, an officer on the National Writing Project and the Language in the National Curriculum Project (both in the UK), and a commissioning editor in educational television in the UK and the USA.Andrew Burn has worked as a teacher of English, media and drama in schools in Cambridgeshire. He is Professor of English, Media and Drama at the UCL Institute of Education, UK.Peter Dougill has been an English and drama teacher in schools in the south of England, a local-authority English adviser, Chief Inspector in the London Borough of Wandsworth, and an HMI. He is Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Sussex, and an independent educational consultant in the UK.Mike Raleigh has been an English teacher in Leicestershire and London, Deputy Warden of the ILEA English Centre, a local-authority English adviser and Deputy County Education Officer in Shropshire, and an HMI. He was Divisional Manager in Ofsted, Regional Director of the National Strategies in England, and an adviser to the Department for Education. Peter Traves has been an English teacher in London, a local-authority English adviser, headteacher, and Director of Children's Services in Staffordshire. He is an independent educational consultant in the UK.