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Professor Joe Winston





Centre for Education Studies
University of Warwick
Tel: 024 7652 2291

Research Interests

The role of beauty as a value in education; Drama and values education; the role of story in drama education; Shakespeare in the primary / middle years.


Professor Joe Winston has a background in primary and middle school education and was a head teacher for three years before joining the staff at Warwick in 1991. He was responsible for co-ordinating the Arts subjects in the BA(QTS) degree and is currently the co-ordinator of the MA in Drama and Theatre Education. He is joint editor of Research in Drama Education, widely recognised as the leading academic journal in its field. Well known nationally and internationally for his in-service work with teachers, he has published a wide range of books and articles both of an academic and professional nature. He has recently delivered key note addresses at international conferences in Europe and Asia. His book 'Beauty and Education' was published in January, 2010, and was reviewed as book of the week in the Times Higher Education Supplement in April, 2010.

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