Miriam Broeks

Associate Analyst
Cambridge Office

Education

M.Sc. in comparative social policy, University of Oxford; B.A. in human geography and sociology, University College Roosevelt, Utrecht University

Overview

Miriam Broeks is an associate analyst at RAND Europe. Her research interests include education policy, social integration, and policy analysis and evaluation. She is involved in the development of a survey for the OECD on Early Childhood Education and Care, as well as, in the process evaluation component of a number of RCT projects trialed in schools.

Prior to joining RAND she worked as research assistant at the European Studies Centre at the University of Oxford, researching European policies which aim to integrate minorities in schools. Previously, she interned at the London-based Intergenerational Foundation, working on expanding their intergenerational fairness index across European Union countries.

Broeks holds an M.Sc. in comparative social policy from the University of Oxford and a B.A. in human geography and sociology, with a minor in statistics, from Utrecht University.

Selected Publications

Paola Mattei and Miriam Broeks, "From Multiculturalism to Civic Integration: Citizenship Education and Integration Policies in the Netherlands and England since the 2000s," Ethnicities, :20, 2016

Commentary

  • Two students working together in a chemistry class

    Cambridgeshire Is at the Heart of England's Teacher Shortage Problem

    Teacher shortages could be a real threat in Cambridgeshire, unless larger numbers of secondary school teachers are attracted and retained. There are simply too few new teachers replacing those who retire, with this gap being even more pronounced in STEM subjects.

    Mar 21, 2017 Education Media Centre

  • Mother holding her baby while working from home

    Is It Time to Extend Maternity Leave Across Europe?

    Any policy solution for extending maternity leave must strike a balance between protecting infant health through extended breastfeeding and mitigating any potentially negative impact on the mother's career progression or increased costs to business.

    Sep 13, 2016 EurActiv

Publications