Institute of Education


Professor Becky Francis

Director of the UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

Becky Francis

Professor Becky Francis joined the IOE from King's College London, where she was Professor of Education and Social Justice. Her previous roles include Director of Education at the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).

Becky has combined academic research and policy work in education throughout her career. She regularly serves as a consultant to the UK government and international agencies on education policy matters, and previously served as Standing Advisor to the UK Parliamentary committee responsible for scrutinising government policy on education. She is a frequent media commentator on education issues.