BBC Essex Radio – Who Is NOBODY?

BBC Essex - Who Is NOBODY?

NOBODY will become a part of every child in the class and become quite special because of that— Steve Scruton, BBC Essex

Who Is NOBODY?™ is highlighted on BBC Essex 95.3 FM (Runs 12:15)

Steve Scruton - BBC Essex - Who Is NOBODY?

Featuring:
Kelly Clark – Director Who Is NOBODY?™ Project
BBC Essex – Steve Scruton
Amanda Lawler – Teacher

Amanda Lawler, a teacher in Essex, England talks about her Who Is NOBODY?™ Experience on the BBC. Amanda has taught at Darlinghurst Public School and currently teaches at Thorpedene Public School in the Southend East Community Academy Trust. She discusses the impact NOBODY has had on both classrooms and how the teaching tool works in classrooms in England.

Audio at a Glance

“Because the program is such an open concept, everybody can bring their own personal self to it … NOBODY is a vehicle to make change.”
– Kelly Clark, Director

“You’re going to take something that is really brilliant about your character … do a project and then your character will then be transferred to NOBDOY.”
– Amanda, teacher

“NOBODY will become a part of every child in the class and become quite special because of that.”
– Steve Scruton, BBC Radio

“NOBODY became a member of the class and … came on school trips. And everybody absolutely loved it in the class.”
– Amanda, teacher

“They all have so many unique experiences to draw on … when peers are teaching their peers about these sorts of things it really has a great impact.”
– Kelly Clark, Director

“It’s not just the eyes that are stuck on the doll. It’s the story that goes with the eyes that is so important.”
– Steve Scruton, BBC Radio

“It gives the children something tangible.”
– Amanda, teacher

“NOBODY captures on the outside what is inside each student.”
– Kelly Clark, Director

“Everybody knows respect is important, but there is a lot of confusion about how to build respect … Who Is NOBODY? helps people figure out what makes them unique and not hide that part of themselves. I wanted my students to discover and share their interests and build their sense of self based on their actions.”
– Kelly Clark, Director

“The children who are waiting to have their turn with NOBODY are so excited … and their ideas are phenomenal about who they are going to help for their Who Is NOBODY? Project.”

– Amanda, teacher

This was aired on BBC ESSEX with Steve Scruton on September 20th 2008

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By | 2018-02-25T05:58:41+00:00 September 20th, 2008|Media, Essex County Council |0 Comments

About the Author:

Who Is NOBODY? is a literacy-based bullying prevention program for Grades 1 – 12 that applies the curriculum to real-life experiences. Students build self-esteem by discovering their strengths and using them to help others.

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