Dominic Wyse is a Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Education, and Founding Director of the Helen Hamlyn Centre for Pedagogy at UCL. His research mainly focuses on curriculum and pedagogy, particularly writing, reading and creativity. He is author of 'How Writing Works: From the invention of the alphabet to the rise of social media.' and 'Teaching English, Language and Literacy'. He has been an invited expert for BBC Newsnight and the BBC Radio Four Today programme, and for the Guardian and Times newspapers. He has acted as an expert witness for legal cases in relation to education in homes, and has appeared for House of Commons in inquiries several times. Dominic is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.