Celebrating Commonwealth Day by Connecting Jersey and Cameroon Schools

Celebrating Commonwealth Day by Connecting Jersey and Cameroon Schools March 11th was Commonwealth Day, and the Jersey Commonwealth Parliamentary Association celebrated by initiating a cultural exchange meeting between Jersey school children and their counterparts in Cameroon, central Africa.   The Commonwealth Education Trust  arranged the virtual meet-up for year 3 children, so they can ask […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]