Education Development Trust (formerly CfBT Education Trust) is a not-for-profit international company with over 40 years’ experience across 80 countries working worldwide on education reform projects. The Trust works in four key areas to provide outstanding, sustainable education solutions; these include supporting national level education system reform, school improvement, school management and ownership and support for and languages teaching. Education Development Trust are driven by improving outcomes for students around the world and work with clients to achieve this in a range of contexts.
Education Development Trust CEO Steve Munby talks about what matters to the Trust, where they work, and how they know they've been successful.
As an education charity, Education Development Trust transform lives by improving education around the world. Education Development Trust help to shape education systems and design education solutions to give young people everywhere a brighter future. Their work is evidence informed and they invest annually in own programme of educational research.
Education Development Trust work collaboratively with national and local governments, schools and other partners to design and deliver sustainable solutions to improve education. Whether the work impacts four schools or 400, the Education Development Trust ethos is the same: to put in place an effective, cost-effective, sustainable solution that will transform lives.
Education Development Trust People
Education Development Trust employ a rich mix of educationalists and other professionals round the world. As well as teachers and school leaders, all of their people are passionate about education – from accountants to researchers and from analysts to project managers.
Who Education Development Trust work with
Working with governments
Many of Education Development Trust’s clients are governments – national or local – and the Trust brings almost 50 years of expertise in education systems to provide practical and sustainable solutions. By working with governments, Education Development Trust can play a part in making this a reality. Their comprehensive understanding of different educational contexts combined with their continuous investment in research combines with their proven expert methodology to set them apart.
Working directly with schools
The work of Education Development Trust, often in dramatically different educational environments around the world, provides them with the experience, the knowledge and the opportunity to develop products and services which meet particular needs. These include our Schools Partnership Programme – driving improvement through a framework of collaboration and peer review; our direct-to-schools careers advisory services and, for inspections and evaluation, our own-brand international school evaluation, International Schools Quality Mark.
The work of Education Development Trust specialist education consultants is as diverse as the global geographic, economic and social environments to which they are called. Their work can include rapid response technical assistance helping to make sure that education is on the political agenda following natural or civil disaster; or it might be strategic consultancy at ministerial level to raise standards in a particular area.
Who chooses Education Development Trust?
By working with, among others, the UK’s Department for International Development, the European Union (EU), the World Bank, UNICEF and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Education Development Trust are able to bring their years of dedicated education knowledge and expertise to complex global