Our trustees carry full financial and legal responsibility for Education Development Trust. With a wide range of expertise and experience, they ensure that everything we do is in line with our objectives. They are elected by EDT's members, who champion our work and share their education experience and expertise for the benefit of the trust. The membership is also responsible for reviewing EDT’s work and ensuring that the organisation is staying true to its charitable mission,, principally at the annual general meeting.
The leadership team are responsible for the day-to-day running of EDT, for ensuring we deliver according to our values, and managing staff across the globe. Several members of the leadership team also sit alongside the trustees on the Education Committee. This committee is responsible for decisions on funding for research and development projects, which is made available by reinvestment of up to £1 million of EDT’s surplus each year.
Education Development Trust has around 35 members who are a fundamental part of the governance arrangements - their powers are set out in the Articles of Association. The members champion Education Development Trust's work and share their education experience and expertise for the benefit of the trust. The membership appoints the trustees and is responsible for reviewing Education Development Trust's work and ensuring that the organisation is staying true to its charitable mission, principally at the annual general meeting.