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Churches, Richard; Lawrance, Jan – Education Development Trust, 2021
Recruiting and retaining excellent teachers remains a pressing policy issue in education systems worldwide. According to UNESCO estimates, 68.8 million teachers will need to be recruited globally to meet Sustainable Development Goal 4. However, simply recruiting more teachers will not be enough to meet this challenge: we need to recruit…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Competencies, Mathematics Teachers
Bengtsson, Stephanie; Fitzpatrick, Rachael; Hinz, Katja; MacEwen, Leonora; Naylor, Ruth; Riggall, Anna; West, Helen – Education Development Trust, 2020
Globally, there are 70.8 million forcibly displaced persons. Among these are 25.9 million refugees, over half of whom are children. Effective teacher management is key to ensuring inclusive, equitable, quality education for these young people, and teachers constitute the most important factor affecting student learning. In crisis and displacement…
Descriptors: Refugees, Teacher Role, Educational Administration, Educational Policy
Hughes, Deirdre; Smith, Graeme – Education Development Trust, 2020
Around the world, young people face considerable challenges. Even before the disruption of the Covid-19 crisis, policymakers were seeking to respond to rapid technological advances, climate change and -- in some countries -- an ageing population and workforce. While children and young people worldwide generally have high aspirations and ambitions…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Social Change, Education Work Relationship
Fitzpatrick, Rachael; Korin, Astrid; Riggall, Anna – Education Development Trust, 2020
This report is based on a rapid survey of recently published materials, guidance documents and media commentary. It summarises what is known and understood about the impacts of the prolonged school closures that followed the spread of COVID-19 and the context of school reopening and plans for learning recovery. In March 2020, schools around the…
Descriptors: School Closing, COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Change
Childress, David; Chimier, Chloé; Jones, Charlotte; Page, Ella; Tournier, Barbara – Education Development Trust, 2020
A major concern for policymakers around the world is how to design an entire system of education that provides high quality teaching and learning outcomes. This paper aims to make a significant contribution to this debate by looking closely at the middle part of education systems -- the regional, district, and sub-district level -- as a critical…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Change Agents, Instructional Leadership, Instructional Improvement
Alexander, Rosie; McCabe, Graham; De Backer, Mark – Education Development Trust, 2019
Effective careers advice is impossible without good quality labour market information. Careers professionals and advisers, the people whose job it is to offer and support careers advice in the community or in schools, are key to success. Vital to their work is access and familiarity with a robust and sophisticated body of intelligence about the…
Descriptors: Occupational Information, Information Sources, Access to Information, Labor Market
Rossignoli, Serena; Riggall, Anna – Education Development Trust, 2019
This report examines four not-for-profit school chains, run by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in low-income contexts. These are Fe y Alegría, the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (better known by its acronym BRAC), Gyan Shala and Zambia Open Community Schools. Three of these organisations offer education at no cost (Fe y Alegría, BRAC…
Descriptors: Nonprofit Organizations, Low Income Groups, Nongovernmental Organizations, Access to Education
Ndaruhutse, Susy; Jones, Charlotte; Riggall, Anna – Education Development Trust, 2019
This report focuses on systems thinking and its place in education transformation. It reflects on key published literature and on specific outputs from the Education Development Trust's own programme of research. The report offers an overview of the evolution of systems thinking and the relevance for policymakers and practitioners as they tackle…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Educational Change, Policy Formation, Educational Improvement
McAleavy, Tony; Ha, Tran Thai; Fitzpatrick, Rachael – Education Development Trust, 2018
Vietnam's government schools have attracted a great deal of international attention since the publication of the 2012 PISA student tests: Vietnamese students performed particularly well in science, ranking eighth globally out of 65 participating jurisdictions; Vietnam maintained this position in 2015. The Education Development Trust partnered with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Educational Practices, Educational Policy
Richardson, Emily – Education Development Trust, 2018
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that 65.6 million people are forcibly displaced, having either crossed national borders or become internally displaced within their own countries. Of this estimate, over 22.5 million are refugees. Over half of the world's refugees are children. With an average length of…
Descriptors: Refugees, Teacher Role, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Certification
Ingram, Jenni; Sammons, Pam; Lindorff, Ariel – Education Development Trust, 2018
This review examines a range of lesson observation frameworks designed for and used in the observation of teaching in mathematics. This includes frameworks specifically designed for international comparisons of teaching practices and teacher effectiveness, as well as those used for teaching development. Five chapters focus on: (1) Introduction…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Observation, Comparative Education, Teaching Methods
McAleavy, Tony; Elwick, Alex; Hall-Chen, Alex – Education Development Trust, 2018
London schools continue to constitute an extraordinary "success story." By common consent, the government school system in London achieves extremely good results compared to the rest of England, and students from disadvantaged backgrounds do particularly well. In 2014, the authors sought to document and provisionally explain the London…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Urban Schools, Educational Improvement
McAleavy, Tony; Hall-Chen, Alex; Horrocks, Sarah; Riggall, Anna – Education Development Trust, 2018
This report captures what might be learnt from a selection of the world's most interesting examples of technology-assisted in-service professional development in lower-income countries and from wider reflections about the potential of technology to enhance the professional learning of teachers. This report explores the literature surrounding…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Faculty Development
Kaliszewski, Martin; Fieldsend, Astrid; McAleavy, Tony – Education Development Trust, 2017
Data has played an important role in England's recent school improvement journey. The evolution of the approach has not been perfect but the National Pupil Database has become a vital tool for health checking the education system, driving accountability, directing education policymaking, and tracking the educational attainment of key vulnerable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Databases, Accountability
Erling, Elizabeth J.; Adinolfi, Lina; Hultgren, Anna Kristina – Education Development Trust, 2017
The starting point for this report was to consider the complex field of English Medium Instruction (EMI) policies in low and middle income countries (LMICs). Its purpose is to provide insight and support to those responsible for setting policy or enacting it in complex language environments around the world. This research study set out to do two…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Economic Development, Sustainable Development, Language of Instruction
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