Branwen Jeffreys is a education correspondent for BBC News.
Branwen reports on the policy and politics of schools, colleges and universities as well as broader issues affecting children and family life.
Jeffreys initially spent 11 years covering the politics of the National Health Service, patient experience of health services and research developments in healthcare.
In 2008, she presented a series of live debate programmes for BBC Radio 4 to mark the 60th anniversary of the NHS. The programmes looked at the challenges facing the health system from long term trends in public health and an ageing population.