Education and Employers Taskforce Research Conference 2011: about our sponsors

12 October 2011

The following are details of the sponsors of the 2011 conference but you can also check out:

CfBT Education Trust

CfBT Education Trust is a leading charity providing education services for public benefit in the UK and internationally. Established over 40 years ago, CfBT Education Trust now has an annual turnover exceeding £100 million and employs more than 2,000 staff worldwide who support educational reform, teach, advise, research and train. Since we were founded, we have worked in more than 40 countries around the world managing large government contracts and providing education services as well as directly managing a growing number of schools.

Surpluses generated by our operations are reinvested in educational research and development. Our research programme – Evidence for Education – aims to improve educational practice on the ground and widen access to research in the UK and overseas.

CfBT is supporting the Education and Employers Taskforce conference by publishing an edited summation of conference papers aimed at a teacher audience.

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Pearson is the world’s leading education company. From pre-school to high school, early learning to professional certification, our curriculum materials, multimedia learning tools and testing programmes help to educate millions of people worldwide – more than any other private enterprise.

The Pearson Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Pearson. Pearson Foundation extends Pearson’s commitment to education by partnering with leading non-profit, civic, and business organizations to provide financial, organizational, and publishing assistance across the globe.

The Pearson Centre for Policy & Learning (PCPL)  aims to harness the depth and breadth of expertise within Pearson and our partners, to provide a clear, positive and respected voice on the key education issues that matter.

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TSL Education Ltd

TSL Education Ltd is the UK’s leading educational publisher. The Times Educational Supplement, FE Focus and Times Higher Education and our magazines, websites, events and exhibitions cover the complete professional educational field, from primary through to further and higher education.

The TESconnect’s website Community is the world’s largest online social network for teachers where they can share their professional profile with peers, discuss a range of issues on the forums, and see what their professional colleagues have been making good use of in the classroom.

The TESconnect website Resources section is home to a vast library of teaching resources, all created and uploaded by other teachers in the TES community for everyone to share. With separate channels for every type of teacher from a nursery to primary or secondary school, there are all kinds of classroom materials from lesson plans, videos, PowerPoint presentations and assessments; games, puzzles and quizzes to worksheets and tutorials. There are tens of thousands of resources already on the site and this number is growing rapidly, with hundreds being uploaded by the community every week. is the number one site for the best teaching jobs from all across the country, with over 500,000 registered users, it is the UK’s leading online recruitment platform for schools and colleges looking to find new quality teaching and support staff. Now a key part of TESconnect, visitors to the jobs section can browse by position, subject, workplace and by location and build customised email or SMS job alerts so that when that perfect new job vacancy appears it is sent to them directly.

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