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Margaret Hepworth

Margaret Hepworth is an expert in teenage motivations and behaviours; a thought leader in peace and values education; founder of the solution-focused, social enterprise, The Gandhi Experiment; an English and Humanities teacher of 30 years; recipient of the 2016 Sir John Monash Award for Inspirational Women's Leadership; creator of Collaborative Debating.

Margaret authored The Gandhi Experiment – teaching our teenagers how to become global citizens to provide others with tools to unravel hate, fear and discrimination. Teaching non-violence as a conscious choice, she helps prevent cyber-bullying, bullying, domestic violence and conflict. Teaching young people to find purpose aids in the area of mental health and well-being.

Session Information

STICKS AND STONES - WORDS CAN KILL. BULLYING - CAN WE ACTUALLY DO ANYTHING TO STOP IT?

Supported by Tilly's Crawler Parts, Chris Mackey will be in conversation with Tick Everett and Margaret Hepworth.