//Sam Sims

About Sam Sims

Sam Sims is an associate research fellow at FFT Education Datalab and a post-doctoral researcher at the UCL Institute of Education, where he completed a PhD on the economics of the teacher labour market. His research focuses on how we can better attract, train and retain teachers.

Departmental heads in the sand: Why your department is performing worse than you think

How’s your driving? Below average, pretty normal, or better than most? Research suggests that the majority of our readers have just answered ‘better than most’. They are surely wrong. Only half of drivers can be better than the median. The other half are, by definition, below it. This is an example of what psychologists call [...]

By |2017-03-03T09:46:45+00:0030th July 2015|School accountability, Teacher careers|