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Steering Group

The independent Steering Group is drawn from stakeholder and research communities. The Steering Group advises the Centre Director and BIS on the progress and strategic direction of the Centre. It is also responsible for monitoring the progress of programmes and projects against the agreed objectives, quality assurance and contributing to the communications and dissemination strategy of the outputs. It will meet regularly as the Centre develops and at least twice a year once it is established.

The members of the Steering Group are:


Prof Alison Wolf, Baroness Wolf of Dulwich CBE, Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management, KCL

Stakeholder members

Frank Bowley, Deputy Director of Technical Education Research and Analysis, Department for Education

Andy Forbes, Principal City and Islington College

Sir Frank McLoughlin CBE, Director of Leadership and Governance, The Education and Training Foundation

Michele Weatherburn, Analyst, Department for Education

Academic members

Prof Stephen Machin, Director, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE

Prof Andy Dickerson, University of Sheffield

CVER members

Prof Sandra McNally, CVER Director, Director Education and Skills Programme, CEP, LSE

Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela, Research Economist, CVER