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Francesca Fraser

Senior Researcher

Francesca is a Senior Researcher at Onward, working primarily on levelling up and education policy. She joined Onward in January 2020, prior to this she worked as a Communications Officer at The Electoral Commission. She holds a first class degree in Philosophy and Sociology from the University of Bristol.


Apprenticeships are failing working class school leavers, and will undermine efforts to level up without significant reform.
Understanding the disparity in educational opportunity across England and why we need a long-term plan to improve our schools.
, Samuel Skerritt
Why we need to drive up innovation in our lagging regions
How to save sports clubs from collapse during the pandemic.