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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.  

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 ...  

'Visionary' Boston West Academy is Outstanding

They create memories here that will be with them for a lifetime... This is how one teacher summed up the experience of pupils at Boston West Academy to the Ofsted team who have judged the CfBT Schools Trust primary to be Outstanding across the board ...  

Passion and vision propel progress at Oakbank School

Ofsted has judged CfBT Schools Trust's Oakbank School to be Good in all areas in its latest inspection report  

Girls' Education Forum, 7 July

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

Collaboration and community create Good outcome for Benjamin Adlard

Benjamin Adlard Primary School, a CfBT Schools Trust academy, has been praised by Ofsted for its transformation into a Good and improving school where children love to learn, just 19 months after being put into special measures.  

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 ...