Head of Education, 2010-2012
James is now pursuing a career in law.As Head of the Education Unit, James directed research on all aspects of education policy, ranging from childcare reform to tertiary level education. A commentator on education issues in the UK, James featured on national broadcast outlets as well as speaking at conference events. Prior to joining Policy Exchange in September 2009, he spent three years in public sector consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers.James grew up in Co. Down and read Modern History to Masters level at Magdalen College, Oxford. As well as acting as a voluntary consultant for those wishing to set up Free Schools, he is passionate about the countryside and rural affairs.
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by James Groves | Apr 22, 2011Read Publication 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. The report examines...
by James Groves | Jan 2, 2010Read Publication The need to ensure a secure, safe and stable home environment for every child cannot be overstated. For many of those children for whom the state has to provide long term ‘looked after’ care, the chance of an adoptive home offers the best opportunity...
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