Training The Trainer – The Importance of Teacher Professional Development

Training The Trainer – The Importance of Teacher Professional Development Teacher Training is central to learning. The first and honorable thing to do is to train teachers to prepare them for the hard task of taking care of learners in the classroom. Education is one of the effective tools used to change societies. It is […]

Why World Teachers’ Day matters

Why World Teachers’ Day matters I took my education for granted. At least, 250 million children around the world can only dream of being that lucky. My education took place in a run-of-the-mill state school in the UK; I passed my exams and went onto complete a marketing degree at university before embarking on a […]

Commonwealth Education Trust extends partnership with The Helga Todd Foundation to Upskill teachers in India and Africa

Commonwealth Education Trust extends partnership with The Helga Todd Foundation to Upskill teachers in India and Africa  Over the last two years, with the help of The UK based Helga Todd Teachers Education Foundation, teachers at Calcutta Rescue working with children in some of Kolkata’s most impoverished neighbourhoods have successfully accessed Teach2030 courses.    As a […]

Our CEO Betty Abeng delivers the 2022 Annual Gladwyn Lecture

Our CEO Betty Abeng delivers the 2022 Annual Gladwyn Lecture The Annual Gladwyn Lecture is organised by the Council for Education in the Commonwealth in honour of its former Patron, Lord Gladwyn, a distinguished diplomat, and parliamentarian. The lecture focuses on an educational topic of relevance to the Commonwealth and is delivered by an eminent […]

Raising awareness of the Global Learning Crisis at Radley College

Raising awareness of the Global Learning Crisis at Radley College The impact of teachers in the provision of quality education is life changing and in my role as Education Sustainability Consultant, I am pleased to be playing a part in this transformation work with The Commonwealth Education Trust on its mission to build in-service teacher capacity […]

I was so excited to learn different strategies – Rebecca, Teach2030 Ambassador

I was so excited to learn different strategies – Rebecca, Teach2030 Ambassador Part of our mission is to build relationships with teachers working globally within our network. The Commonwealth Education Trust is proud to collaborate with 15 Ambassadors in 13 different countries. Each month, we spotlight one Ambassador, and, this month, meet Rebecca Akinyi Migwambo, […]

The CET joins Generation Global for their Introduction to Dialogue course launch event

The CET joins Generation Global for their Introduction to Dialogue course launch event The CET was delighted to join Generation Global for the launch of their first online professional development course, ‘Introduction to Dialogue‘, designed to equip formal and non-formal educators with an understanding of dialogue skills, and the resources needed for implementing intercultural dialogue […]

Our response to The State of Learning Poverty Report

Our response to The State of Learning Poverty Report Learning Poverty. Even if you are unsure of the term and its meaning, those two words side by side look, at the very least, concerning. How would you define ‘learning poverty’? The World Bank and UNESCO Institute of Statistics launched their learning poverty indicator in 2019, […]

Connecting UK Learners with peers in Africa

Pupils connecting in UK and Kenya | Commonwealth Education Trust

Connecting UK Learners with peers in Africa We pride ourselves on being fully flexible, and able to collaborate with any organisation to bring our Teach2030 programme and improved digital skills to their community. Through our pillar ‘Elevate Voices’, we strive to provide a platform for teachers and their learners to ensure that their voices are […]

Elevating Teachers’ Voices CET at Transforming Education Pre-Summit

Elevating Teachers’ Voices CET at Transforming Education Pre-Summit Commonwealth Education Trust CEO Betty Abeng recently visited the Transforming Education Pre-Summit I attended the Transforming Education Pre-Summit, which recently took place in Paris, where the former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown (who is also UN Special Envoy for Global Education), in his address said, “we need […]