Phyllida Jacobs

Pronouns: she/they

Phyllida joined Action Tutoring in 2020 as Communications Assistant.

Currently as a Communications Administrator, Phyllida’s role involves crafting communications to Action Tutoring volunteers and supporters, encouraging them to get involved. She works with the communications team to create engaging content, including web graphics and video. She is also a member of the diversity and inclusion working group, and leads the case study working group.

She graduated from University College London with a degree in English literature. While at university she volunteered with Action Tutoring as an English tutor and loved seeing the students’ enthusiasm for the subject increase. Since then, she has spent time working in a kindergarten and in children’s publishing.

She is excited to be part of a team working to combat educational inequality and raise young people’s aspirations.