Trevor Millum studied History at Birmingham University before completing a PhD at the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies in Visual Communication in Advertising, later published as Images of Woman. While at the Centre he edited the first edition of the CCCS Journal: Working Papers in Cultural Studies.
Trevor then trained as a teacher at the University of Zambia and taught there, in the UK and Singapore before becoming an advisory teacher for English and ICT. Later he branched out into software design for education and wrote guides and resource materials. He has worked with a range of educational publishers to produce innovative teaching materials, focusing on creativity, poetry and ICT. A lifelong member of NATE, he became its Director of Communications and Development 1999-2005.
He is an experienced workshop leader and is well known for his work on creativity and developing the use of ICT in English. Educational publications include Improving Literacy with ICT and (with Chris Warren) and Unlocking Poetry: using ICT to investigate GCSE Poetry. He is the creator of and poet in residence at Teachit’s Poetry Place, for which he has written over 150 teaching resources.
In his spare time he writes stories and poems for children, including Warning – Too Much Schooling Can Damage Your Health and A Stegosaurus is For Life and other Animal Poems. His poems are widely published and anthologised.
Link to: ‘On The Bench’ – Harry Meadley interviews Trevor Millum on the banks of the Ancholme…
Link to: A summary of publications