About Authors

This blog is authored by Dr Thomas Perry and Dr Rebecca Morris, two education researchers and former teachers based in the West Midlands.

Both Tom and Becky are teaching and researching issues relating to educational improvement, educational leadership, and evidence-informed policy and practice.  They are both on the editorial board for the Educational Review journal.

Find out more about Tom and Becky below:


Dr Thomas Perry

Tom is a Research Manager at The Centre for the Use of Research and Evidence in Education (CUREE) and a Teaching Fellow at the University of Birmingham where he teaches across the MA School Improvement and Educational Leadership programme and lead the Education Policy and Improving Schools module. Prior to becoming a researcher, Tom was a school teacher for five years. Find out more about Tom’s work and publications on his personal website: thomasperry.education