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Action research at St Mark's Academy 2014

Action research: St Mark's Church of England Academy 2014

The fourth edition of action research at St Mark's Church of England Academy, this research report represents a significant contributor to the academy's improvement journey.  

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.  

Inspiring teachers

Inspiring teachers: perspectives and practices

This study investigates the notion of 'inspiring' teaching. Conducted in partnership with researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Worcester it studies the practice of teachers in Education Development Trust's own schools.  

researchED website

researchED is a grass-roots movement that promotes evidence-based education. The researchED website has been designed and created with the support of Education Development Trust as part of a wider collaboration between the two organisations.  

Lessons from London schools

Lessons from London schools: investigating the success

Research demonstrating that London schools have improved dramatically since 2000, at a faster rate than anywhere else in the country.  

Educational blogs and their effect on pupils' writing

Educational blogs and their effects on pupils' writing

This research report explores the effect that writing on online blogs can have for primary school pupils. The research project was led by the London Connected Learning Centre.  

Action research for school improvement

Action research for school improvement

This report is based on seven action research projects undertaken by teachers in CfBT (now Education Development Trust) academies in the school year 2012/13. The action research focused on key aspects of school improvement.  

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.  

Girls' education in pastoral communities

Girls' education in pastoral communities

This report by Adella Raymond, the first winner of the Tim Morris Award, focuses on the particularly challenging situation facing women and girls in pastoral communities and the marginalisation they suffer.  

Leadership

Leadership

This review looks at key aspects of policy and practice relating to headteachers: their changing role; management of supply; recruitment; performance management; training and development.