2013 Oxford Education Society Annual Lecture

20th September 2013 : 14:00 - 18:00

Category: Oxford Education Society

Speaker: Reeta Chakrabarti, BBC Education Correspondent

Location: Simpkins Lee Lecture Theatre at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford

The third annual Annual Oxford Education Society lecture will be delivered by Reeta Chakrabarti on 20th September 2013 in the Simpkins Lee Lecture Theatre at Lady Margaret Hall.

Reeta will look at changes in education policy under the Coalition government and the challenges of reporting them.

The speaker will be introduced by Professor Richard Pring, incoming President of the Oxford Education Society. Richard was previously Director of the Department of Education and is currently Senior Research Fellow in the department.

About the speaker

Reeta Chakrabarti has spent many years in broadcast news. Before her present role as Education and Social Affairs Correspondent at the BBC, she was a Political Correspondent based at Westminster. Prior to that she reported on Community Affairs, Home Affairs, and Health. She has also been a presenter on the BBC News Channel, BBC World, and Radio 4’s The World Tonight. She has a degree in English and French from Exeter College, Oxford.