Delegate Profile

Duncan Partridge

Job TitleDirector Of Education

Company NameEnglish-Speaking Union


Duncan has enjoyed a diverse career, which has included: leadership roles in international primary schools in Lesotho, Peru, Argentina and Italy, heading up an international education consultancy and founding a touring theatre-in-education company. Duncan is now Director of Education at the ESU, a global education charity, which seeks to develop: 'confident communicators, critical thinkers, empowered citizens'. Throughout his career, Duncan has had an abiding passion for children’s literature and he believes strongly in the power of picture books from around the world to both open minds and foster connections across cultures.


Conference Sessions

  • Do Books Travel: Is There a European Aesthetic?

    Tuesday13:00 - 14:0014 Mar 2017

    Club Room, National Hall Gallery

    This joint seminar with IBBY UK, the British Council and IBBY Poland, this year's Market Focus, will consider the role of pictures in books in translation. In s...

    • Language: English

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