International Education Consultant, Education Development Trust
Lucy is an education explorer and international
education consultant. She taught science and psychology at a secondary
school in London before completing a Masters in Education at Cambridge.
She then spent time working in schools and living with teachers in six
'top-performing' education systems; the basis for her book,
'Cleverlands: the secrets behind the success of the world's education
superpowers', one of The Economist's 'books of the year 2016'.
On her return, Lucy wrote a book on teacher career structures for IIEP UNESCO (International Institute for Educational Planning, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), and spent a year working as part of a team advising foreign governments on education reform at the Education Development Trust. She is now an independent consultant and is conducting research for her third book.