Charlynne is Head of Data and Evaluation at the Education and Training Foundation. She leads on the collection and analysis of FE workforce data through the Staff Individualised Record (SIR), as well as our flagship Training Needs Analysis, and other data and research projects. In 2016, Charlynne was on secondment at the Institute for Public Policy Research conducting analysis on apprenticeships and supporting their work on skills.
Prior to joining the Foundation in 2014, Charlynne worked in educational research at City & Guilds, the Learning and Skills Network, and the National Foundation for Educational Research. These roles including commissioning the 2013 City & Guilds research on Vocational Pedagogy, running national evaluations of CPD programmes in schools and colleges, and collecting and analysing labour market information.
Charlynne holds a BA (Hons) in Modern History from the University of Oxford, a Masters in Social Research Methods from the Open University, and a Graduate Diploma in Economics from Birkbeck College, University of London. Charlynne was a local councillor from 2010-14, a role which included chairing a Task and Finish Group on the impact of the raising of the participation age in 2010/11, and chairing the borough’s Education Committee in 2013/14. She has been a governor at Milton Keynes College since summer 2016.