Reflections on International Day of Education (Part 2)

The call came through and Mr Mebune graciously agreed to my offer. On the day the recording was made, I also invited another primary school teacher, David Njighangnu, from Bright Bilingual Primary School, whom I had connected with through family. What they shared was profound especially because they had unique challenges working in demanding settings […]

Reflections on International Day of Education (Part 1)

Reflections on International Day of Education (Part 1) As the year began, I found myself reflecting on the significant impact of the Commonwealth Education Trust (CET) in advancing education.   Investing in teachers through the provision of digital Teacher Professional Development (TPD) has been a central focus and still aligns with our strategic objectives for 2024/25. […]

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 […]

Celebrating our Impact through our Partnership with Radley College

Celebrating our Impact through our Partnership with Radley College Two years ago, The Commonwealth Education Trust partnered with the Radley College in the hope that through our collaboration we could extend the opportunity for more Radleians to learn about global educational issues by connecting them with a wider number of African schools. Using the skills […]

Introducing The Year of the Youth Competition!

Introducing The Year of the Youth Competition! The Commonwealth’s 56 member countries have a combined population of 2.5 billion people, of which more than 60% are under 30 years of age. At the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2022, leaders declared 2023 as a year dedicated to youth-led action for sustainable and inclusive development. Year […]

Helga Todd Foundation Partnership with the Commonwealth Education Trust: Upskilling Teachers of Calcutta Rescue

Helga Todd Foundation Partnership with the Commonwealth Education Trust: Upskilling Teachers of Calcutta Rescue Over the past 2 years, the Helga Todd Foundation has been partnering with us, the Commonwealth Education Trust, to provide teachers in Calcutta Rescue relevant, contextualised professional development through our digital platform, Teach2030. Ananya Chatterjee, School Administrator for the Calcutta Rescue […]

New CET Trustee Appointed

New CET Trustee Appointed Julian Ebai has been appointed as a new Trustee of the Commonwealth Education Trust and will be joining our existing trustees: Mark Florman; Matt Dixon; Andrew Cartwright; and Jeff Twentyman, who is currently serving as Chair. Julian is the Managing Director of JETPLAY Consulting and has over 25 years of experience […]

Cyclone Freddy and Education in Malawi: Part 2

Cyclone Freddy and Education in Malawi: Part 2 Last week, Fanny Nombulelo Malikebu, our ambassador for Malawi, explained how Cyclone Freddy has affected Malawi. This week she considers the impact the natural disaster has had on teaching and learning. By Fanny Nombulelo Malikebu, Ambassador for Malawi.   The purpose of this blog is to:   1. […]

Eyong Enoh Joins The Commonwealth Education Trust As Charity Ambassador

Former Cameroonian Midfielder, Eyong Enoh Joins The Commonwealth Education Trust As Charity Ambassador Former professional footballer and Cameroonian midfielder, Eyong Enoh has teamed up with The Commonwealth Education Trust in support of our mission to build in-service teacher capacity through our digital, high-impact programme and virtual community, to enrich both the lives of the teachers, […]