Professor Becky Francis, Commission Director

Professor Becky Francis has followed a research career focusing on education and social justice. She is Director of the Pearson Think Tank, and Professor of Education and Social Justice at King’s College London. She was previously Director of Education at the RSA, and Professor of Education at Roehampton University. Becky’s policy research and analysis includes her recent influential work on ‘Satisfactory’ schools, in relation to social disadvantage; and she is best known for her academic work on gender and educational achievement.

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