About Sam Sims

Sam Sims is a Research Associate at Education Datalab. His research focuses on how we can better attract, train and retain teachers and he is currently completing a PhD on the economics of the teacher labour market at the UCL Institute of Education.

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 [...]

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