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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
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
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
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
Day, Christopher; Sammons, Pamela – Education Development Trust, 2016
Working with partners including the Department of Education at Oxford University, the Centre for Equity in Education at the University of Manchester, the University of Glasgow, the University of Nottingham and the Hong Kong Institute of Education, "Education Development Trust" has commissioned a series of reviews of international…
Descriptors: Success, Leadership Effectiveness, School Effectiveness, Educational Improvement
Churches, Richard; McAleavy, Tony – Education Development Trust, 2016
This publication contains 12 (A3 open-out) poster-style reports of teacher experimental research. The style of presentation parallels the type of preliminary reporting common at academic conferences and postgraduate events. At the same time, it aims to act as a form of short primer to introduce teachers to the basic options that there are when…
Descriptors: Teacher Researchers, Randomized Controlled Trials, Educational Research, Research Design
McAleavy, Tony; Elwick, Alex – Education Development Trust, 2016
This report considers how successful London's schools have been over the past decade and identifies potentially transferable components of the success story. There is much to be learned from the transformation undergone in London that is relevant to policymakers and educationalists worldwide, working in both high-income and low-income countries.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Global Approach, Educational Change
McAleavy, Tony; Riggall, Anna – Education Development Trust, 2016
This study investigates the experience of an unusually interesting group of schools. There are about 20,000 government-funded primary and secondary schools in England. They are all subject to inspection by the national schools inspectorate for England known as Ofsted (the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Public Schools, Elementary Schools
Adamson, Laela – Education Development Trust, 2016
Many students are currently being taught in a language in which they are not confident and this impacts on both their learning outcomes and experiences. This is the situation in Tanzania where secondary schooling is delivered in English, after seven years of primary schooling during which teachers and students use Kiswahili, the national language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Experience, Language of Instruction
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