Panel speaker at the Social Sciences Oxford Minds lecture series on the topic of Belonging.
Ian Thompson is an Associate Professor of English Education at the Department of Education and Director of the PGCE course. He is joint convenor of the Oxford Centre for Sociocultural and Activity Theory Research (OSAT) and a Fellow of St. Hugh’s College. Ian is currently co-PI on the £2.55 million ESRC funded project ‘Excluded Lives: the Political Economies of School Exclusion and their Consequences’. He has previously undertaken research on disparities in rates of permanent exclusion from school across the UK. His published work includes the co-authored book Poverty in Education Across the UK: A Comparative Analysis of Policy and Place (2020).