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Tim Morris Award

Education Development Trust's Tim Morris Award offers £2,000 financial support to a PhD or MPhil student in the field of education or international development to support field research in a developing country.  

Language, literacy and learning in Tanzanian secondary schools

This report is by our third Tim Morris Award winner, Laela Adamson, investigating the teaching of English in Tanzanian secondary schools.  

Research, Review, Report

This report showcases nine research studies conducted by two CfBT Education Trust Academies: St Marks Church of England Academy and Oxford Spires Academy  

Interesting cities

Interesting cities: five approaches to urban school reform

Our latest report 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 Minh City.  

The quantitative impact of armed conflict on education in Pakistan: counting the human and financial costs

Commissioned by PEIC, this research sheds fresh light on the numbers of children affected by conflict and estimates the impact of conflict and insecurity on education in terms of direct and indirect costs.  

Impact evaluation of private sector participation in education

Impact evaluation of private sector participation in education

The paper gives a high level overview of how impact evaluation can be used in the particular context of government funded privately-provided schools. It also illustrates how more generally impact evaluation can support evidence-based policy-making.  

Enhancing primary mathematics teaching and learning

Enhancing primary mathematics teaching and learning

This report outlines a sustainable method of enhancing the teaching and learning of mathematics in the primary phase of education.  

The teacher salary system in Afghanistan

This case study, which was undertaken as a desk-based rapid review of recent publicly available English-language literature (academic and grey), provides an overview of the teacher remuneration system in Afghanistan, with particular attention paid ...  

Building effective teacher salary systems in fragile and conflict-affected states

Building effective teacher salary systems in fragile and conflict affected states

This report argues that policy makers need to have a dual focus - not only on increasing national and international resources for teacher salaries, but also on supporting teacher salary systems and the individual parts within them to ensure that ...  

Action research at St Mark's Academy II

Action Research at St Mark's Academy 2012

The aim of St Mark's 2012 action research was to analyse the role of partnership teaching in a classroom where different levels of linguistic ability constitute barriers to academic progress in English.