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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 ...  

How I chose a school for my child: a parent's view

How a St Andrew's pupil's parents made the decision on which school to send them to.  

'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  

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.  

Schools in Wales struggling to reverse decline in foreign language education – with disadvantaged areas worst hit

This year's Language Trends Wales report says the majority of schools - more than two thirds - have less than 25% of pupils studying a modern foreign language (MFL) at GCSE level  

London Connected Learning Centre at Inspiring Leadership 2016

At the Inspiring Leadership Conference 2016, co-hosted by Education Development Trust at the ICC in Birmingham, our stand hosted a number of 'pop-up' talks for headteachers.  

Outcomes based collaboration and a focus on impact

Maggie Farrar reflects on the Schools Partnership Programme's seminar held at Inspiring Leadership, Wednesday 15 June, with co-host Viviane Robinson  

Rapid School Improvement

New research report, launched by Steve Munby at our Inspiring Leadership Conference last week, shows the steps taken by a group of schools to improve the quality of education they offer  

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 ...