Becky Jones

Becky Jones

Executive Producer, Discovery Education UK

Becky Jones is an Executive Producer at Discovery Education UK, currently heading its current affairs video output for both primary and secondary schools, including Espresso news. She has worked as a producer/director, Series Producer and Head of Development on programmes such as Horizon, Divine Designs and Child of our Time for the BBC, Granada, LWT and independent production companies. Becky is also the author of a series of non-fiction books for children and is Chair of Governors at William Tyndale Primary School.

Challenging fake news at the grassroots: approaches to teaching current affairs at KS1 and KS2


Current affairs is pertinent to so many areas of the primary curriculum, from geography, history and PSHE to British Values, yet there is no formal requirement to ‘teach’ the news. In this talk, we look at how, arguably, it’s more important than ever that current affairs should be used to bring the world into the […]

In the classroom – Primary