Our Spokespeople

We have a panel of education and children’s services experts that act as spokespeople for the Foundation. They can provide evidence-based comment and analysis to the media, contribute articles and provide background briefings, as well as speak at conferences seminars or in debates.

If you are a journalist and would like to speak to one of our experts, find out more about our latest research, receive press releases or our regular e-newsletters, please contact Jane Parrack (01753 637245).

  Ben Durbin
  Impact of research on policy and practice
  Value for money

  Tami McCrone
  14-19 issues; Transitions
  Careers advice and guidance
  From education to employment - NEET research

  Simon Rutt
  Statistical analysis, methodology and interpretation

  Caroline Sharp
  Early childhood, especially children starting school
  Learning out of school hours (study support)
  Remodelling the school workforce;  Research-engaged schools

  Suzanne Straw
  STEM education

  Ben Styles
  Randomised controlled trials

  Liz Twist
  Assessment and literacy

  Fiona Walker
  Children's services
  Local authorities