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: […]


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

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