Iram Siraj University of Oxford, UK
Iram Siraj is Professor of ECE at the Institute of Education, University of London and the University of Wollongong in Australia. Iram’s recent research projects have included leading on the: Evaluation of the Foundation Phase across Wales and she is a principal investigator of the major DfE 17 -year study on Effective Pre-school, Primary and Secondary Education (EPPSE 3-16, 1997-2014) and of the influential Researching Effective Pedagogy in the Early Years project (REPEY). She has led on longitudinal studies/RCTs as a principal investigator in a number of countries including the UK, Australia and Ireland. She is currently specialist adviser to the House of Commons Select Committee on early education and has undertaken reviews of the Foundation Phase for the Welsh Govt. and of the workforce for the Scottish Govt. She has published widely.