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Founder and VP of Content
Lewis runs the UK content and development services for Discovery Education. Lewis has dedicated his career to making first-class information programmes and resources for children. He co-founded Espresso Education in 1997 with the vision of making curriculum-relevant, engaging, and video-rich resources updated weekly. Espresso was acquired by Discovery Networks International in 2013.
Previously Editor of ‘Blue Peter’, a ‘Newsround’ producer and a chair of governors at a primary school, Lewis has an intuitive grasp for how to develop digital classroom resources. In 2013, he was appointed MBE for Services to Education.
What Do We Tell the Children?
When reporting ‘bad news’ to children under 12, what’s the best way to approach it? Following the Paris attacks in November 2015, mainstream media was full of articles giving advice on how to talk to children about the atrocities. Journalists from the BBC, P'tit Libe in France, the Guardian and ITN discuss the question many people are asking: how to break difficult news to children. Video: Podcast: