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Professor Sonia Blandford

Professor of Social Mobility - Plymouth Marjon University

Professor Sonia Blandford DSc, EdD, MPhil, MA, Bed, FRSA, FCollT, FCCT

Over 40 years in education as teacher, school senior leader, researcher, teacher educator, dean of education, pro-vice chancellor, school governor, MAT trustee, and author; Professor of Social Mobility Plymouth Marjon, Visiting Professor of Education UCL, Honorary Professor Warwick University; Founder and former CEO award-winning charity – Achievement for All 3As; The Prince’s Trust Learning Lead – Taskforce 2030.

Co-created Teacher Training Resource Bank, Teach First programme; Founding Vice-President Chartered College of Teaching; UK lead for European Agency for Inclusion and SEND Raising Attainment research report.

Editor Teaching Times Inclusion Journal, recent publications, Born to Fail? Social Mobility, A Working Class view,’ ‘Social Mobility Chance or Choice?’