Gathering global experience and sharing our knowledge to improve quality and inclusivity of education for all
Our Wasichana Wetu Wafaulu (Let our girls succeed) programme in Kenya is part of the UK-funded worldwide Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) to help some of the world’s poorest girls improve their lives through education. It builds on the success of our Wasichana Wote Wasome (Let all girls learn) programme that increased school enrolment for girls.
Education Development Trust has been working with the Ministry of Education in Brunei since 1984. We lead the world's largest, longest running and most successful English-speaking teacher scheme recruiting top quality teachers to teach in Brunei's schools.
Lincolnshire County is the fourth largest county in England and is rural and mostly sparsely populated. In 2000, a report by the Office of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools, in conjunction with the Audit Commission, found an unacceptably high proportion of schools in Lincolnshire had identified weaknesses and a high level of underachievement.
Education Development Trust has worked in Wales in differing capacities for more than 25 years. From working with every school in the country to offering specialist services to some of the most vulnerable children; and from collaborating with the government on policy to helping to make research part of the national agenda.
We have been delivering the National Careers Service on behalf of the UK government since 2004. We work in the north east, Cumbria, Yorkshire and the Humber and in parts of the south east of England. The National Careers Service offers informed careers, employment and skills support to bridge the gap between education, training and employment; our success in delivering this contract resulted in our award of Ofsted 'outstanding' status, making us one of only two providers in the country to achieve this.
Between 2010 and 2013 Education Development Trust supported the UNICEF Somalia funded programme, Integrated Capacity Development for Somali Education Administrations, focusing on five core strategic areas.
Following a disappointing PISA performance in 2009, the Welsh government developed a curriculum planning tool called the Literacy and Numeracy Framework, borne out of international best practice, to identify the expected outcomes for students. The government then needed a strategic partner to help implement and embed the new Framework to improve literacy and numeracy in students aged 4 to 14.
Education Development Trust has built a reputation as the world's leading authority on school inspections, evaluations and accountability. In 2007 the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) along with Education Development Trust assisted in the development of the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau (DSIB).
We are a world authority on school inspection and we apply our international best practice in our work in the Middle East. We design and tailor inspection frameworks, recruit and train inspectors and deliver inspections in private and government schools with detailed reports and data capture.
Disability continues to be one of the primary causes of educational disadvantage and exclusion within Southern and Eastern Africa. Education Development Trust and UNICEF jointly funded a study into the educational rights of children with disabilities.
Education Development Trust was appointed by National College for Teaching and Leadership to train 345 teachers on how to use randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to measure the effectiveness of seven pre-determined education interventions, the first education programme ever to use a schools-based RTC approach.
In Bangladesh, primary education relies heavily on textbook-based learning. To ensure the curriculum met the expectations of the development partners, Education Development Trust was selected to design the Bangla, English and social studies textbooks.