Annaliese Briggs

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.

Annaliese Briggs

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