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Public Policy Seminar: Inequality and Education Policy with Professor Anna Vignoles

Part of the public policy seminar series. Please note change of venue for this seminar - Room GR04 English Faculty (next door to ARB, ground floor)
When Feb 03, 2017
from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
Where Room GR04, English Faculty
Contact Name Dr Charlotte Sausman
Attendees All welcome.
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Professor Anna Vignoles is Professor of Education. She has published widely on widening participation in higher education, social mobility, the impact of school resources on pupil achievement and on the socio-economic gap in pupil achievement. Her research interests include issues pertaining to equity in education, school choice, school efficiency and finance and the economic value of schooling. 
Anna has advised numerous government departments, including the Department for Education, the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills and HM Treasury. She provided advice to the Browne Review of Higher Education Funding, the House of Commons Education and Skills Committee investigation of higher education funding, the House of Lords Economic Affairs Select Committee, as part of their inquiry into education and training opportunities for young people, and Lord Leitch's Review of Skills. Anna is also the economist member of the NHS Pay Review Body.

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