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Helen Foulkes

BBC Education

Head of BBC Education

Helen Foulkes

Helen Foulkes is Head of BBC Education overseeing BBC Bitesize, BBC Teach, BBC Food and the BBC’s educational campaigns. Our aim is to ‘Transform lives through Education’. BBC Bitesize is the most used educational website in the UK, which is used by 80% of secondary school students; BBC Teach supports teachers with world class, curriculum linked content for use in the classroom; and education campaigns that address a societal or educational deficit, from Ten Pieces and Super Movers to BBC micro:bit.  

Prior to working in BBC Education Helen has a wide range of Television Executive Producer credits including Points of View, Country Tracks, See Hear and To Buy or Not to Buy. Before becoming an executive she worked across a multitude of BBC brands such as Holiday, Homefront and What Not to Wear.