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 Jeremy Hall

Dr. Jeremy Hall is Head of Philosophy and Religious Studies and Director of the Centre for Ethics at Newington College, Sydney. He has degrees in Theology from the University of Durham and a PhD from the Centre for the Study of Literature, Theology and the Arts, University of Glasgow.

He was previously Head of Philosophy at Hutchesons' Grammar School, Glasgow and has been much involved in the development of Philosophy as a subject in Scottish schools. He was an examiner for the Scottish Qualifications Authority and a member of the advisory group which produced the first Scottish Higher in Philosophy.

He is New South Wales Executive for Dialogue Australasia, which promotes Religious and Values Education in Australia and New Zealand, and a member of the editorial board of the Dialogue Australasia Journal. He is also a Sessional Lecturer in Religious and Values Education for Charles Sturt University. 

Jeremy has taught in school and university settings and regularly runs professional development courses for teachers in Australia and the UK.

Academic interests:

  • Moral Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Religion
  • Religion and Contemporary Culture
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies in schools







 John Waters

Guest speakers Lord Robert Winston and John Waters at the “Genetic Engineering and Ethics” conference, The Thomas Hardye School, Dorchester.

“John Waters is a star of AS and A level teaching.” (Professor Terence Copley, Times Educational Supplement)

John Waters is Head of Religion and Philosophy at a large Beacon school in Dorset, with over 80 AS and A2 students and seven large GCSE sets – over 95% securing A* or A grades in 2005. John is an experienced examiner at GCSE, AS and A level and an advisor to QCA for the Advanced Extension Paper specifications and writes regularly for the national journal Teaching Thinking. From 1996-2004 John was a key-note speaker for Dialogue Educational Conferences and has enjoyed delivering training to teachers and students in the UK and Australia. Since 2004 John has written several cd-roms on AS/A2 Ethics and Medical Ethics as well producing DVD resources of interviews with leading philosophers, such as Peter Singer, Keith Ward and Richard Swinburne.

John enjoys visiting schools, sharing ‘best practice’ and if, like Eton College or Thomas Hardye Comprehensive School, your centre (or a cluster of local schools) is interested in inviting John to deliver training for teachers or student conferences for 2007 then please contact johnwaters@dialogue.org.uk

 Editorial Advisers

Professor Jeff Astley (University of Durham)
Lat Blaylock (Professional Council for Religious Education)
Dr. Beverley Clack (Oxford Brookes University)
Peter Cole (A-level Chief Examiner)
Professor David Cook (Wheaton College, Chicago)
Professor Terence Copley (University of Exeter)
Dr. John Frye (A-level Chief Examiner)
Professor Harry Gensler (John Carroll University, Ohio)
Professor John Hull (University of Birmingham)
John Keast (National Religious Education Consultant)
Robert Kirkwood (University of Edinburgh)
Martin Rogers, obe (Co-Director, The Science and Religion in Schools Project, Oxford)
Professor Nina Rosenstand (San Diego Mesa College)
Dr. Peter Vardy (Heythrop College, University of London)
Dr. Andrew Wright (King’s College, London)

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