• Government social mobility tzar Dame Martina Milburn resigns

    The chair of the government’s Social Mobility Commission has resigned after just two years in the job. Dame Martina Milburn was appointed in May 2018, but now says she needs to focus her attention on her day job as chief executive of the Prince’s Trust. She is the second chair of the commission to resign

    17.04 May. 5th, 2020 | News

  • Teacher supply and school funding on the agenda for new Social Mobility Commission team

    The rejuvenated Social Mobility Commission will investigate school funding issues and the teacher recruitment and retention crisis, its new chair has said. Dame Martina Milburn pledged to “change things” as she introduced 12 new commissioners and announced £2 million of additional government research funding at a re-launch event at a central London college this week.

    15.33 Dec. 11th, 2018 | News