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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 Syria: counting financial costs

The quantitative impact of armed conflict on education in Syria

This paper investigates the extent to which conflict has impacted on education in Syria. Using a variety of data sources, it attempts to quantify the impact in terms of the financial implications of the damage done to the education system.  

The quantitative impact of armed conflict on education

The quantitative impact of armed conflict on education

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.  

Bilingual education in Brunei

Bilingual education in Brunei

This research, carried out by the University of Oxford, addresses the evolution of the Brunei approach to bilingual education and the role of CfBT (now Education Development Trust) in promoting educational change.  

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.  

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.