As many Singapore
schools already know, Duncan Watt has been giving talks to Primary Five and
Primary Six pupils for a number of years on Animal Conservation and Writing
Skills. Some schools like Haig Girls' he visited regularly every year for
more than twelve years. He also regularly visited Catholic High for
many years; in fact, he was very proud to receive, twice, the
"Friends of Haig Girls' Award" for his contributions and service
to the school.
Regularly each year
Duncan lectures on Writing Skills for the Creative Art Programme (Primary),
Organised by the Gifted Education Branch of the Singapore Ministry of
Now that he has stopped working for the British Council here in
Singapore and he no longer appears on Channel Five TV reading the News, he
has more time and plenty of opportunity to visit schools on a much more
regular basis and also to continue writing. You might like to look at the
Wallace Boys Web Site to find out a bit about the books he writes. There is
also a page of Reviews, and you will notice that a United Kingdom Education
Though the books will appeal to both boys and
girls, teachers might well find them useful in attracting children who are
reluctant to read.
Another journal had this to say:
What a wonderful way to learn.
If you would like Duncan to visit your school to talk about Animal
Conservation and Composition Writing Skills, please contact him at email@example.com.
To find out more about the talks, please click here or the link
at the left labelled: More about the Talks.
To make Duncanís
talks more meaningful, he would like to make a few suggestions. To find out
about these please click the link labelled: Useful Suggestions.