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A beginner’s guide to Dr Rebecca Allen

A beginner’s guide to Dr Rebecca Allen
Where does she work? In early 2018 Allen took up a new role as director of the Centre for Education Improvement Science (CEIS) at the Institute of Education (IoE). The Centre focuses on leading path-breaking research about educational system improvement. This encompasses the science of learning and teaching For three years previously (2015 - 2...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Robert Coe

A beginner’s guide to Professor Robert Coe
Where does he work?  Before starting his career as an academic, Coe was a maths teacher in a number of secondary schools and colleges. He left teaching in 1995 to study a PhD at Durham University, where he later became a research associate and lecturer. Coe is still at Durham, and is currently professor in the School of Education and dire...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Angela Duckworth

A beginner’s guide to Professor Angela Duckworth
Angela Duckworth is currently professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Before becoming an academic, she was a maths teacher and founded a non-profit summer school for poor students. The school won the Better Government Award for the state of Massachusetts. She gained her PhD in psychology from the University of Penn...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Robin Alexander

A beginner’s guide to Professor Robin Alexander
Robin Alexander gained his PhD from the University of Cambridge, beginning his career as a teacher before becoming a lecturer at the University of Leeds. He is currently a fellow of Wolfson College at Cambridge, honorary professor of education at the University of York, professor of education emeritus at the University of Warwick, and chair of...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Eric Mazur

A beginner’s guide to Professor Eric Mazur
Mazur is currently the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics in the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He is also the Dean of Applied Physics. He gained his PhD in 1981 from Leiden University. Quick biography:  Born: 1954  Nationality: Dutch  Website: www.ericmazur.com   Twitter:   @eric_mazur ...
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