Head of Education Unit, 2006-2009
Sam now works as an adviser in the Department for Education. During his time at Policy Exchange Sam oversaw an extensive research programme on increasing choice and competition in the school system, and on increasing the supply of good teachers. He was previously Head of Research at the Independent Schools Council. He has a first class degree in history from Magdalen college, Oxford; a Masters degree in international history from Oxford and a Research Masters in Public Policy from Birkbeck.Authored Publications
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by Sam Freedman | Mar 23, 2009Read Publication This publication sets out a blueprint for creating real school choice in the UK. It also looks at the lessons from the introduction of school choice reforms in Sweden and the USA. A Guide to School Choice Reforms concludes that successful reform will...
by Sam Freedman | Oct 28, 2008Read Publication At the next election, education will, as ever, be a major battleground. The Liberal Democrats and the Conservatives have already indicated that they will fight on a platform of reforms that would see the principles of the academies programme...
by Sam Freedman | Apr 15, 2008Read Publication By Sam Freedman, Briar Lipson, David Hargreaves More Good Teachers demonstrates how we can recruit, retain and develop a new generation of talented, inspired and effective teachers to tackle educational inequality. It shows how we must reject the...
by Sam Freedman | Apr 1, 2008Read Publication In the second of a series of papers and research notes on the teaching profession in the run‐up to the publication of a major report on teacher recruitment, training and retention later this year, Sam Freedman and Briar Lipson look at the Government’s...
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