Place-based school improvement: three simple suggestions for the Opportunity Areas

Having been a teacher, manager, researcher and trainer working in primary, secondary, further and higher education as well as a special school and pupil referral units, Matt Davis is now regional director for the UK at Education Development Trust.  

BLOG - The upcoming Global Dialogue

Maggie Farrar, Lead Associate for the Schools Partnership Programme, comments on the upcoming event.  

BLOG - Why welcoming Syrian children is all in a day’s work at Gladstone Park

Many schools are willing to open their doors to young refugees, but how does this work in practice? One CfBT Schools Trust primary school has found some answers.  

BLOG - Namaste

Photographer and videographer Helen has been shooting professionally for more than 15 years and has been published both nationally and internationally. For us, she visited two of our programmes in India: one in urban Hyderabad and one in rural ...  

The great outdoors at Boston West

Matt is an award-winning freelance portrait and documentary photographer based in London. In July, he travelled to Lincolnshire to photograph staff and pupils at CfBT Schools Trust school-with-a-difference, Boston West Academy.  

What it is like to carry out research in rural Tanzania

Laela is studying for a PhD, 'Language, literacy and learning to provide an ethnographic perspective on student language practices in two secondary schools in Tanzania', at University College London. In 2014, she was awarded the £2,000 Tim Morris ...