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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.  

Language trends 2015/16

Teachers have expressed 'deep concerns' about the current state of language learning in schools in England, according to a new report from the British Council and Education Development Trust.  

Creating maths for the majority

Education Development Trust helping to transform the way that maths is taught in schools and colleges across England.  

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 ...  

Collaboration not competition the key to school improvement worldwide

In our live Global Dialogue webcast international educationalists Michael Fullan, John Hattie Viviane Robinson and Tony Mackay join me to explore the critical features of collaborative school improvement with hundreds of teachers and leaders on the ...  

Pioneering comparison of education reform around the world

Our latest report, Interesting cities: five approaches to urban school reform, is a pioneering comparison of the approaches used to improve school standards in five diverse cities around the world: London, New York, Dubai, Rio de Janeiro and Ho Chi ...  

How do you solve a problem like maths?

'The UK is facing a national maths crisis, and a revolution in the way the subject is taught will be required to solve it,' wrote Steve Munby in the Daily Telegraph, 17 June 2015.  

Ethnicity not the only factor in London school success: London is a global benchmark

New research published by CfBT Education Trust today in School Improvement in London: A Global Perspective, reveals that ethnicity is not the only factor in the success story for London schools.