Brighter Futures with Education Development Trust

Education Development Trust

Hello and welcome to Brighter Futures - the podcast brought to you by Education Development Trust. I’m Tony McAleavy from Education Development Trust and I’ll be your host throughout this series. Since starting as Education Director here I’ve had the pleasure of being involved in extensive education reform within many countries across the world, particularly those in the UK, Middle East and Africa. Education Development Trust are a non-for-profit organisation working towards more positive education outcomes around the world, and our aim is to improve school systems, transitions from education to the world of work. This podcast is for the policy makers, government officials, and all individuals who are interested in inspiring positive changes to education policy worldwide. We’ll be releasing a new panel episode every month, with a bonus episode rounding up all the latest news and research from Education Development Trust. Be sure to follow the podcast on the platform of your choice, and find more information at https://www.edt.org

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Episodes

How leaders of learning are improving education in Rwanda with Jean-Pierre Mugiraneza & Amy Bellinger #1
04-11-2021
How leaders of learning are improving education in Rwanda with Jean-Pierre Mugiraneza & Amy Bellinger #1
Welcome to the premiere of ‘Brighter Futures’, the podcast brought to you by Education Development Trust.Each month we’ll be bringing together an exciting panel of renowned experts to share their take on groundbreaking research in the education sector, and we’re kicking off with an engaging look at recent research on the Rwandan response to last year’s Covid challenges.Joining host Tony McAleavy on this episode is EDT’s Rwanda-based Leadership for Learning Lead, Jean-Pierre Mugiraneza, and Amy Bellinger, who is currently leading the Education Workforce Initiative (EWI) for the Education Commission.We discuss the shifting paradigm in professional development, a growing need to formalise comms strategies between head teachers & parents/guardians, and how ‘Leaders of Learning’ in Rwanda are collaboratively upskilling fellow educators in their local area.This episode coversTakeaways from the recent report on school & system leadership in Rwanda during the Covid crisisRwandan schools’ use of ‘Leaders of Learning’, and how their collaboration has lifted schools in their areasThe simple tools that have helped boost parent-headteacher engagement throughout the return to regular schooling‘Learning Partnerships’ as a more collaborative approach to co-creative researchOpportunities presented by Covid to reconsider communication strategies between headteachers and parentsLinks and references at: https://www.educationdevelopmenttrust.com/our-research-and-insights/podcast-brighter-futures
Welcome to Brighter Futures - Trailer
13-10-2021
Welcome to Brighter Futures - Trailer
Hello and welcome to Brighter Futures - the podcast brought to you by Education Development Trust. I’m Tony McAleavy from Education Development Trust and I’ll be your host throughout this series. Since starting as Education Director here I’ve had the pleasure of being involved in extensive education reform within many countries across the world, particularly those in the Uk, Middle East and Africa. Education Development Trust are a non-for-profit organisation working towards more positive education outcomes around the world, and our aim is to improve school systems, transitions from education to the world of work. Our recent work has involved providing teachers in England with professional development, supporting the teaching of Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon, and improving teaching of numeracy & literacy in Rwandan primary schools to name just a few of our initiatives - and Brighter Futures presents another opportunity to further our impact, and transform lives through the reform of education systems globally. This podcast is for the policy makers, government officials, and all individuals who are interested in inspiring positive changes to education policy worldwide. In each episode of Brighter Futures we’ll be bringing together a panel of international experts to discuss their passion for global education, and feature their inspiring work and research, all focused around a particular topic every month. With every guest comes an opportunity to discover new, world-leading ways to support leaders in unlocking pathways for the next generation of students. A key element behind the success of our work is the application of evidence-based insights to policy challenges, so expect lots of practical take aways in different areas. We're going to cover high impact professional development for teachers, girls education, transitions into work, and improving the standards of education for children around the world. We’ll be releasing a new panel episode every month, with a bonus episode rounding up all the latest news and research from Education Development Trust.  Be sure to follow the podcast on the platform of your choice, and find more information at https://www.educationdevelopmenttrust.com/