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Pat Kane (Writer and Activist)
Pat Kane is a writer, musician, theorist and â€˜Yesâ€™ campaign Scottish independence activist, Pat is founder of â€˜The Play Ethicâ€™, which focussed on the impact of play and novel learning methods in the 21st century classroom and workplace.
He has written for the Independent, the Sunday Times, the Observer and Scotlandâ€™s Sunday Herald, of which he was a founding editor in 1999.
Pat keynotes globally on the power of play, in the last few years presenting in New York, Washington DC, London, Istanbul and Budapest.
has spoken to many educators in the UK, the US and Australia about the role of play in educational reform.
was also heavily involved in the campaign for Scottish independence, as a board member of the main campaigning group Yes Scotland
After the No vote, Pat
continues the agitation, education and organisation ignited by the campaign as a board member of Common Weal
is still one half of the 80's pop duo Hue And Cry, who have a new ballad album out later this year.