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 3, 2008Read Publication The past few decades of education reform have been tumultuous. Since 1997 alone, we have had six education ministers in three differently named departments. Numerous public bodies have been created, many of them surviving just a few years. We have...
by Sam Freedman | Nov 19, 2007Read Publication Choice? What Choice? finds that parents often do not have meaningful options about where to send their children to be educated. Eleanor Sturdy and Sam Freedman, Head of Policy Exchange’s Education Unit also found increasing disenchantment with...
by Sam Freedman | Sep 12, 2014Doug Lemov’s first great insight was that many of the problems teachers face are both widespread and entirely predictable. His second was that the best teachers have found ways to deal with those problems. And his third was that it might be a good idea to write down –...
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