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Education defines the Roundhouse

RH Summer Projects - credit Ellie Pinney

Roundhouse Summer Projects. Credit: Ellie Pinney

Nobody uses the word ‘education’ at the Roundhouse. “Work by, with and for 11-25 year olds is our whole purpose. It underpins everything we do,” says chief executive and artistic director Marcus Davey. He is chatting to me in the organisation’s sparkling new offices, greenly and economically constructed from 72 shipping containers.

The figures he rattles off are impressive. Three thousand young people….

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Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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