Gathering global experience and sharing our knowledge to improve quality and inclusivity of education for all
Governments rely on our expertise to deliver far-reaching English language teaching programmes. We recruit, develop and support qualified English-speaking teachers to transform the life chances of future generations – in particular in Brunei, the Middle East and India.
Education Development Trust’s careers team supports local authorities, schools and colleges across the country to track the destinations of their young people. Thanks to our excellence in data management, our careers team has contributed to the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham being ranked number one in the latest Department for Education league tables.
For more than 20 years, we have worked alongside ministries, donors and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to design sustainable solutions for education systems around the world. Our Development Consultancy team deploys its specialist experience in education reform in low- and middle-income countries providing rapid-response technical assistance.
Accelerate was created and developed by Education Development Trust in 2018 in partnership with the Chartered College of Teaching to support early career teachers with the aim of quickly raising quality of practice and increasing confidence. Funded by the Department for Education in England, the programme was created for schools which are classed as requiring improvement or are within an area defined as having the greatest need.
We have been working with ministries of education and government bodies in the Middle East and the Gulf countries to support school improvement and inspections of schools since 2007.
Education Development Trust [operating at the time as CfBT Education Trust] was selected to introduce a new Core Maths qualification with a focus on problem solving rather than theory, designed for students who had a GCSE grade C or above in mathematics but who were not planning to take the subject at A-level.
Education Development Trust has been working with more than half of Wales' 1,593 primary and secondary schools in Wales to deepen pupils' understanding of global issues through the Global Learning Programme.
On behalf of the Department for Education in England, Education Development Trust is delivering the Future Teaching Scholars programme, a new route into teaching for passionate maths and physics students to create a new generation of confident and highly skilled teachers.
Our English language teaching work in the Middle East is largely funded by the ringfenced funds resulting from our merger with the Alexandria Schools Trust (AST) in 2014. We are committed to fulfilling the former charity’s mission, promoting and maintaining teaching of the English language in the Middle East.
The Schools Partnership Programme is our cluster-based school improvement model based on rigorous and impact-focused peer review. We support school leaders to drive their own improvement, through a continuous cycle of self-review, peer review and school-to-school support and improvement.
The Connected Learning Centre (CLC) supports schools and other settings in using digital technologies creatively and critically. It provides outstanding curriculum support, technical services and professional development.
The UK Department for International Development’s Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) is helping up to a million of the world’s poorest girls improve their lives through education by funding projects around the world. Wasichana Wote Wasome in Kenya is one such project and Education Development Trust headed up this life-changing, large-scale project.