Education Research Fellow, 2014-15
Annaliese joined Policy Exchange in March 2014 as a Research Fellow for the Education Unit.Before joining Policy Exchange Annaliese worked for a small family of academies and led the set up of their new free school, Pimlico Primary, which opened in September 2013. Prior to this she worked on a number of practical education projects at the think tank Civitas.Annaliese is a trained primary school teacher with a specialism in Early Years education. Annaliese has an MA in Early Twentieth Century Literature and a BA in English Literature from Queen Mary, University of London.
Related Posts & Publications
by Annaliese Briggs | Sep 23, 2014Read Publication Over 3,000 primary schools (20%) could fall below the government’s tough new minimum standards in reading and writing and maths in 2016. A “perfect storm” of challenges will see a number of head teachers retire, a continued drop off in local authority...
by Annaliese Briggs | Aug 12, 2014Read Publication Today we have released our report analysing what the impact of a longer school day might be. Both Labour and the Conservatives have recently called for more schools to run longer days – either to provide more opportunities for extra curricular...
by Annaliese Briggs | Sep 26, 2014There is something of a perfect storm ahead for primary schools. Pupils’ performance has steadily increased over the years, but a combination of capacity challenges and higher expectations from government runs the risk of stalling – or reversing – this trajectory....
by Annaliese Briggs | Apr 4, 2014A much-anticipated publication detailing reforms to primary school assessment and accountability hit the pages of the Department for Education’s website last week. In it there is a clear trajectory of travel: standards need to rise and a much greater emphasis will be...
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