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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
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
di Marco, Alexia – Education Development Trust, 2016
This research is related to Education Development Trust's Department for International Development-funded Girls' Education Challenge (GEC) programme in Kenya. Complementing the monitoring and evaluation data gathered for the programme, this research was funded by Education Development Trust to enrich and develop a deeper understanding of girls'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disadvantaged Youth, Females, Economically Disadvantaged
McAleavy, Tony – Education Development Trust, 2015
Increasingly, teachers and schools are becoming aware of the possibilities that becoming research-aware can bring. There is a small but powerful movement within the profession--in the UK and abroad--that has begun to integrate the fruits of research and the skills of the research practitioner into their own practice. But this transition from…
Descriptors: Teacher Researchers, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Evidence Based Practice
Riggall, Anna; Singer, Rachel – Education Development Trust, 2015
This report was conceived as one of three publications that collectively provide a commentary on research awareness and research use within schools in England. This third report in the series presents findings from a small-scale, detailed study of teachers who are operating as their school's Research Lead. The small scale of the study is…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Leadership Role, Social Media, Elementary Secondary Education
Bennett, Tom – Education Development Trust, 2015
The researchED movement has generated a new debate about the role of research in schools. Of course there have always been teachers interested in undertaking research and applying the research findings of others. However, involvement in research has tended to be the personal enthusiasm of the individual teacher rather than a coordinated whole…
Descriptors: Leadership Role, Educational Research, Case Studies, Vignettes