The Education Media Centre is a small charity registered in 2013. It owes its existence to the time, experience, expertise, generosity, advice and goodwill of many volunteers.
Fran began reporting on education for the Birmingham Post and Mail in 1988, and went on to be Education Correspondent of the Sunday Times, the Sunday Correspondent, the Sunday Telegraph and the Independent. She later worked as Westminster Correspondent of the Independent. For the past 15 years she has been part of the reporting team on BBC Radio 4’s File on 4 programme as well as writing articles on education for The Guardian and a range of other publications. Her five published books include two on education: Seven Kings, published by Atlantic Books in 2006, and Learning to Fail, published by Routledge in 2010.