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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
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
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
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