Vanessa Joshua is an Associate at The Centre for Education and Youth.
Before joining the team, Vanessa worked as a teaching assistant in primary and secondary schools and as a research intern at The Centre for Social Justice where she conducted research into reducing preventable exclusions.
Vanessa has recently worked on research exploring how insecure immigration status impacts young people’s access to university for King’s College London and is currently working on an evaluation of a work experience programme for young people in alternative provision. She has written on education research for various publications, including FE Week, The Times, and The Teaching Times, and has spoken about her experience of exclusion with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Exclusions as well as a small team in Calderdale Council. Vanessa also created and managed the CfEY’s annual work experience programme.
Vanessa holds a BA in History and an MA in Global Ethics and Human Values from King’s College London.
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