Learn more about the FED and an update from our recent consultation events

The Foundation for Education Development (FED) was established as a neutral space for sharing views on how to build a longer-term approach to English education policy and planning. Only through long term planning, can we fully empower future generations and unlock the country’s potential. Together we can build a world class education system across the […]

Our latest Podcast now available

Hear Carl Ward, founder and Chair of the Foundation for Education Development (FED) in conversation with Nick MacKenzie, an education lawyer and partner at Browne Jacobson LLP discussing how a long-term education vision and plan can best serve the needs of our country and its people. Laying the foundations for the development of a national […]

Looking Back – Moving Forward

Monday 14th September 1000 AM – 1200  noon. The FED is promoting celebrations to mark the150th Anniversary of state education. On 14th September 2020 the FED will launch the year of celebration with an online broadcast in collaboration with Browne Jacobson and NCFE. The Secretary of State for Education Rt Hon Gavin Williamson will speak […]

FED celebrations planned to mark 150 years of State Education

Plans are under way to mark the 150th Anniversary of the introduction of state education in 1870. From September 2020, FED will be coordinating and planning a number of activities and opportunities to participate and engage with a wide range of voices, reflecting the diversity of state education in the 2020’s in ‘looking back – […]

A conversation with Andreas Schleicher

Andreas Schleicher – Director for Education and Skills OECD Friday July 17th  10.00 – 11.30 On Friday July 17th the FED will host Andreas Schleicher Director for the Directorate of Education and Skills at the OECD for an open conversation and discussion.  For further information about this event and for details of how you join […]

Two new directors join Fed board

We are delighted to welcome two new directors to the Board of the FED. As our work develops, and as a neutral space to promote a long term plan for education, we are working to increase the range of our active supporters on both our Board and our wider advisory group. Patrick Wall’s work at […]

Fed launches new series of virtual consultations

In FedSpace that we will be hosting a series of exciting online forums and events as part of our invitation to shape consultation round tables. Follow the link and register for our series of weekly events which starting on Tuesday 9th June 2020. Visit FedSpace…

Launch of Foundation for Education Development (FED)

Note : After a further successful consultation in February 2020, the Covid 19 emergency has meant our continuing conversations are now being held as a series for virtual round table discussions. To catch up on the ones you may have missed, head to our News and Resources. A long-term plan for English education is the […]