Reflections

Maresa MacKeith: I Feel Valued

Maresa was born in 1984 in Sheffield. She was adopted as a baby and moved to Nottingham. At age 5 she went to a special school and then left at age nine and attended mainstream primary and secondary schools from then on, with a year of home schooling between two secondary schools. She then attended a local college and went on to university.

Here Maresa talks about the importance of sharing her experience of education.

Transcript

It may sound a bit silly but really want to say thank you for allowing all my stories of education to be put out there in this way. It’s been quite moving to recount some things and in a way hard to recount others. I feel valued.