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Leanne Cameron; Ella Page – Education Development Trust, 2024
The Cambodian government has been successful in raising girls' enrolment and academic achievement in recent years, with girls' enrolment reaching 100% in 2021 and girls outperforming boys in reading, writing and mathematics at Grade 5 level. While this is hugely encouraging for girls' education in the country, these statistics alone do not help us…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Females, Gender Differences
Amenya, Donvan; Churches, Richard; Riggall, Anna – Education Development Trust, 2023
Difficulty transitioning from school to higher education or work remains one of the key barriers facing girls in disadvantaged contexts, with far-reaching implications for their futures and wellbeing. In this report, the first in a three-year research project on girls' transitions into higher education or work, we seek to understand the challenges…
Descriptors: Females, Disadvantaged, Transitional Programs, Barriers
Foulkes, Henry; Winnard, Madeleine; Farnhill-Bain, Jack – Education Development Trust, 2023
What are the barriers to employment for young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) or who have experience of care? What works best to support them? In partnership with the Employment Related Services Association (ERSA), our latest report draws conclusions from a survey of practitioners and young people to understand the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foster Care, Labor Market, Out of School Youth
Tournier, Barbara, Ed.; Chimier, Chloé, Ed.; Jones, Charlotte, Ed. – Education Development Trust, 2023
In education systems around the world, planners and policymakers are calling for more attention to whole-system improvement. To best address teaching and learning outcomes, teachers and head teachers need whole-system support to build professionalism and improve their practice. The middle tier of education systems, composed of professionals…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Middle Management, Educational Practices, Educational Improvement
Rachael Fitzpatrick; Donvan Amenya – Education Development Trust, 2023
Through a series of interviews and focus group discussions, we asked learners, out-of-school youth, community members, teachers and headteachers about the impacts of climate change on their lives. We found that the direct and indirect impacts of climate change on education are wide-ranging and complex, causing perceived learning loss and…
Descriptors: Climate, Foreign Countries, Influences, Learner Engagement
Rachael Fitzpatrick; Wangui Muhika – Education Development Trust, 2023
Following research into climate change and education in Kenya, Education Development Trust (EDT) are undertaking research to better understand the relationship between climate and environmental change and education in Rwanda. This working paper outlines emerging findings from a survey with school leaders across Rwanda, with a total of 273…
Descriptors: Climate, Environmental Education, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Surveys
Wayne Harrison; Steve Higgins – Education Development Trust, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on education systems worldwide, leading to significant learning loss, exacerbating existing educational inequalities and disproportionately affecting disadvantaged students. Governments around the world have begun to invest in large-scale tutoring initiatives as a key component of their…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Tutoring, Tutorial Programs
Donvan Amenya; Rachael Fitzpatrick – Education Development Trust, 2023
Communities in Kenya's rural areas, especially pastoralists in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs), are amongst those most affected by climate change. ASAL areas are characterised by economic marginalisation with high poverty levels, significant gender disparities and vulnerability to climate disasters caused by extreme weather events. Communities in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Rural Areas, Poverty
Rachael Fitzpatrick – Education Development Trust, 2023
Education Development Trust collaborated with the Ministry of Education Jordan, INJAZ and Education for Employment (EFE) to co-develop and pilot a whole-school careers education and guidance intervention in Jordan, called Future Ready. The pilot took place over 12 weeks (February to June 2022) with grade 9 students in Amman and Zarqa. The model…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pilot Projects, Grade 9, High School Students
Richard Churches; Kate Wastie; Max Jones; Colin Penfold – Education Development Trust, 2023
Teacher professional development is complex, and despite evidence from randomised controlled trials about key factors influencing this process, there is little research about how abilities prior to initial teacher training (ITT) influence early classroom practice. In England, many schools face teacher recruitment and retention challenges and…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teaching Skills, Prior Learning, Preservice Teachers
West, Helen; Hinz, Katja; Séguin, Thalia; Amenya, Donvan; Bengtsson, Stephanie; Cameron, Leanne – Education Development Trust, 2022
This case study aims to contribute to the burgeoning evidence base on teachers working in refugee settings and to provide the Government of Kenya, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and other key partners with research-informed policy guidance to inform the ongoing effective management of teachers to ensure quality education for…
Descriptors: Refugees, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Elementary School Teachers
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
Riggall, Anna; Kashefpakdel, Elnaz; Mullan, Joel; Rajagopalan, Kavita; Sutoris, Peter; Korin, Astrid – Education Development Trust, 2021
This study examines the impact of COVID-19 and associated restrictions on the non-state school sector in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Drawing on a survey of Global Schools Forum (GSF) member organisations across 17 countries, and surveys and in-depth remote interviews with schools in India, Nigeria and Kenya, the authors explore how…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Developing Nations, Socioeconomic Influences
Page, Ella; Leonard-Kane, Rosie; Kashefpakdel, Elnaz; Riggall, Anna; Guerriero, Sonia – Education Development Trust, 2021
As schools begin reopening around the world, education systems are faced with the challenge of mitigating learning lost during the pandemic, designing and implementing remedial or accelerated learning programmes, remote learning and next year's curriculum. Effective teachers are a crucial part of supporting learning recovery. School closure during…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Achievement Gains
Ndaruhutse, Susy – Education Development Trust, 2021
COVID-19 has caused considerable disruption to education around the world. Disadvantaged and marginalised learners are being particularly hard hit. Naturally, throughout the pandemic, the focus of much attention has been on how to open schools safely with a preoccupation with the hygiene and social distancing considerations. A shift is noticeable…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Achievement Gains
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