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Case studies

As an education charity, we transform lives by improving education around the world. We help to shape education systems and design education solutions to give young people everywhere a brighter future. Our work is evidence informed and we invest annually in our programme of educational research. For some examples of the work we have done, please take a look through our case studies.

Case Studies

Rebuilding Rwanda

Education Development Trust was first invited to Rwanda in 2001 - 7 years after the genocide that killed around 1 million Rwandans. Our task? To support the Ministry of Education in rebuilding the country's education system.  

School inspection in Abu Dhabi

Education Development Trust delivers a comprehensive school inspections programme in Abu Dhabi setting a framework of accountability for government and private schools across the emirate, to increase students’ attainment to international standards ...  

Driving adoption of a national education framework in Wales

Following a disappointing PISA performance in 2009, the Welsh government developed a curriculum planning tool called the Literacy and Numeracy Framework, borne out of international best practice, to identify the expected outcomes for students. The ...  

Integrated Capacity Development for Somali Education Administrations Somalia, 2010-2013

Education Development Trust supported the UNICEF Somalia funded programme, Integrated Capacity Development for Somali Education Administrations, focusing on five core strategic areas.  

Core Maths Support Programme

Education Development Trust [operating at the time as CfBT Education Trust] was selected to introduce a new Core Maths qualification with a focus on problem solving rather than theory, designed for students who had a GCSE grade C or above in ...  

Education Services in Lincolnshire County, 2002-2017

Lincolnshire County is the fourth largest county in England and is rural and mostly sparsely populated. In 2000, a report by the Office of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Schools, in conjunction with the Audit Commission, found an unacceptably high ...  

Transforming lives in Kenya

Education Development Trust is helping to transform the lives of some 124,000 girls in Kenya by ensuring not only that they are able to go to school, but also that they can then stay in school and that they receive a good quality education while ...  

SPP: the Centurion Collaboration

The Centurion partnership is a group of six small primary schools in rural Lincolnshire, UK, all different in size, structure and character. After three years of working in partnership they were looking for a deeper level of collaboration to further ...  

Closing the gap: test and learn

Education Development Trust was appointed by National College for Teaching and Leadership to train 345 teachers on how to use randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to measure the effectiveness of seven pre-determined education interventions, the first ...  

Setting up the Dubai Schools Inspection Bureau

Education Development Trust has built a reputation as the world's leading authority on school inspections, evaluations and accountability. In 2007 the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) along with Education Development Trust assisted ...