Yearly Archives: 2011

Teacherlab is the Education Foundation’s first  project and focuses on the need to rethink teacher’s professional development. It was launched on the 16 December 2011 by Dr Elizabeth Sidwell CBE, Schools Commissioner, Department for Education.   In November 2010, the Department for Education’s Schools White Paper in England, stated that: […]


On 28 November 2011, we officially launched The Education Foundation and our launch publication Education Britain at the House of Lords in Westminster – photos of the event are here. Education Britain: the journey to education reform details the thinking of 35 of the UKs leading educational thinkers and influential […]

Education Britain

Over the summer and early Autumn we worked hard on our first report, building our team of staff and fellows and securing our projects and programmes of work for the year. We have also been struck by people’s reaction feedback on the Foundation – with people agreeing with us that […]

Taking the long view in education

Our vision for the Education Foundation is bold and ambitious. We want to help create a world class British education system that harnesses the potential of schools, colleges, universities and businesses across the UK The key focus of the Foundation is education reform and we are now looking to lead […]

Focus and vision

The Education Foundation is the UK’s first cross party, cross sector education think tank. It is an independent not-for-profit organisation funded, in its startup stage, by a combination of: projects with schools and small to medium sized businesses involved in the education and design sector. The Foundation aims to influence […]

The core idea