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Report highlights barriers to girls’ education in Kenya

Following the launch of Education Development Trust's research report, Disadvantaged Girls in Kenyan Schools, we get an insight from Alfred Oduor, one of the team delivering our work as part of the Girls Education Challenge.  

Supporting 'Liverpool Challenge' to improve educational outcomes

Education Development Trust will be working alongside Sir Tim Brighouse to work with schools in Liverpool, England to further drive up attainment in the city.  

Education Development Trust to work with UNICEF developing guidance on secondary education in the areas of equity, gender and skills

Education Development Trust has recently started work on a new contract with UNICEF to develop programmatic guidance for UNICEF's regional and country offices on secondary education in the areas of equity, gender and skills.  

ResearchEd - Research Lead reports

Between 2014 and 2015 we (the Education Development Trust research team) formed a strategic partnership with ResearchED. The outputs of this relationship included a ResearchED website and three publications which focus on the role of the Research ...  

Girls' Education Forum, 7 July

Girls' Education Challenge to help a further 175,000 girls in the world's poorest countries get an education  

Transforming local education systems

The recent White Paper from the Department for Education provides a detailed articulation of the Government's continuing education reform agenda, including increasing academisation and considerable changes to the role of local authorities in ...  

Universal academisation is all push and no pull

To raise standards and encourage collaboration will take more than top-down policy - the profession must be on board, too  

Getting talented teachers to where they are needed most

Education Development Trust considers what could make the government's National Teaching Service initiative effective.  

Teacher-led research – leading evidence from the middle

Wheels are turning within the education system but a firmer push is required to complete the revolution. In this think piece, Richard Churches (Principal Adviser for Research and Evidence Based Practice) argues that the drive for a system led from ...  

Calling for a doubling of aid for education resources

Our article in the New Statesman 'Learning from failure, what the world’s refugee crises are teaching world leaders and humanitarians'  Click here for the full article (opens in a new window) in response to the 'Supporting Syria in ...