Education Research Fellow, 2009-2011
Alex now works at ACEVO. Alex joined Policy Exchange’s Education Unit as a Research Fellow in October 2009. He has a degree in English Language and Literature from the University of Oxford and an MSc in International Relations from the University of Kingston.
Best Behaviour proposes policies on discipline and exclusion which will protect those pupils whose education is harmed by the misbehaviour of others, whilst ensuring that the needs of all children are effectively addressed.
Universities could reduce potential student debt or protect teaching and research by being more imaginative about how they are run. The study calls for the HE sector to outsource functions like maintenance and accommodation that have little to do with education.
We believe strongly that access to university title should be decided according to an institution’s quality, and not its legal status, so we recommend that the government immediately end this institutionalised discrimination against private higher education providers.
This report examines the changes required to make an expanded programme of genuinely independent state schools a reality.
Innovation and Industry: The Role of Universities looks at how universities could form a key part of Britain’s economic recovery by acting as incubators of business and providers of expertise.