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Dr Tom Perry

Job Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Education Studies
Research Interests

Dr Perry's research and teaching are focused on the use of research and evidence to improve education policy and practice. He has specialist methodological expertise relating to systematic review and evidence synthesis, quantitative methods and secondary data analysis, evaluation and improvement in education, social research methodology, and knowledge mobilisation, exchange and use. Research led by Dr Perry has been cited widely and internationally including by UNESCO, a UK Parliament Briefing, the Young Lives International Study, FFT Education Datalab and Education Endowment Foundation newsletters, blogs, and a podcast. His work has featured in national news media including in the Times Educational Supplement; SchoolsWeek and BBC Radio 4, for which he was interviewed as an expert on school performance measures.

  • Morris, Rebecca, Perry, Thomas, Asquith, Simon, Morris, Rebecca, Perry, Thomas, Asquith, Simon, Morris, Rebecca, Perry, Thomas, Asquith, Simon, Morris, Rebecca, Perry, Thomas, Asquith, Simon, 2020. The opportunities and challenges of leaders using evidence in education. In Gorard, Stephen; Gorard, Stephen; Gorard, Stephen; Gorard, Stephen (eds.), Getting Evidence into Education : Evaluating the Routes to Policy and Practice, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY, Routledge, pp. 199-216