Professor Rebecca Allen

Professor Rebecca Allen

Director of Centre for Education Improvement Science

Professor Rebecca Allen is Director of the Centre for Education Improvement Science at the UCL Institute of Education. She is an expert in the analysis of large scale administrative and survey datasets. Her research explores the impact of government reforms on school behaviour, with a particular focus on school accountability and performance and teacher labour markets. Between 2014 and 2017, she founded and led Education Datalab.

Teaching is (still) the best job in the world. So why are so many teachers thinking about leaving?

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Can we keep Ofsted happy, and our teaching staff happy, and manage the performance of those teachers who need to get better at teaching?  Teaching is sitting in a strange sort of crisis: life satisfaction is still higher in the teaching profession than in many other jobs, yet high numbers of teachers report that they […]

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