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Redistributing Excellence

This report explored the role that teacher redistribution can play in supporting equitable workforce planning in the UK context.  


Language trends 2015/16

Language Trends 2016 is the 14th in a series of annual reports charting the health of language learning in English schools.  

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.  

Effective Teaching

Effective teaching

Teachers are one of the key elements in any school and effective teaching is one of the key propellers for school improvement - this review uses relevant literature to identify what makes an effective teacher.  

School improvement in London

School improvement in London: a global perspective

This report considers how successful London's schools have been over the past decade and identifies what might be learned from the transformation that is relevant to policy makers and educationalists worldwide.  

Successful school leadership

Successful school leadership

School leaders are under considerable pressure to demonstrate the contribution of their work to school improvement - this review addresses what successful school leadership looks like in a variety of contexts.  

Language Trends Wales

Modern Foreign Languages in secondary schools in Wales

The first national survey of modern foreign language (MFL) teaching in Welsh secondary schools, carried out by Education Development Trust and the British Council, highlights the decline of modern foreign language learning in Welsh schools.  

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.  

Great expectations

Great expectations: aspiration, uncertainty and schooling in Rwanda

This report on schooling in Rwanda aims to shed light on children's experiences of their own education. It is from the second winner of Education Development Trust's Tim Morris Award, 2013.  

Language Trends 2014/15

Language trends 2014/15

This report, Language Trends, carried out in partnership between Education Development Trust and the British Council, charts the health of language teaching and learning in schools in England.