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Program Director, School Education, Grattan Institute

Ben Jensen
Program Director, School Education
Ben Jensen is Director of the school education program at the Grattan Institute.

Ben spent 5 years in the OECD Education Directorate, where he analysed effective education policies and programs amongst OECD countries. In particular, he led an expert group examining how to accurately and meaningfully measure school performance and an international network comparing public policies that affect how schools operate and are organised.

Much of his work concentrated on effective teaching practices, teacher management, and school leadership, and their effect on school outcomes.

Ben holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Melbourne.


  • –present
    Program Director, School Education, Grattan Institute