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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  

Grown up and restless leadership

Steve Munby, CEO of Education Development Trust weighs in on the Inspiring Leadership Conference  

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 ...  

Redistributing excellence

New research showing that thousands of England's teachers are willing to move school - and even move home - to take on the challenge of raising standards and improving the life chances of some of the country's most disadvantaged schools and pupils.  

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  

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

How a Danesfield year 4 pupil's parents made the decision on which school to send them to.  

Getting talented teachers to where they are needed most

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