Katie Ivens - Centre for Educational Research and Innovation staff - University of Derby

Katie Ivens

Katie is Education Director of educational charity, Real Action, which has won distinction for its twelve-year-old model Butterfly Saturday Reading School for under-privileged inner city children. She is nationally known as an expert on phonics.

Katie also co-founded the charity, based at The Learning Store in West London, and is vice-chairman of the Campaign for Real Education. A former journalist and editor, she now researches and develops new curricula, particularly in primary education.