Educational Research Trust

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The Educational Research Trust is a right wing British charity based in Harrow and founded in 1985 and run by John Marks, Caroline Cox and other hard right operatives.

Charitable Objects

The Trust's main charitable objects as listed on documents lodged with the Charities Commission are:

  • To promote the advancement of knowledge in the field of education in all its branches
  • To promote and undertake research into education or educational standards of any kind (but with particular reference to the philosophical and religious principles of involved in education)
  • To publish and dissemeinate the useful results of any research undertaken as aforesaid.[1]

Trustees and Directors

The charity's trustees are Mrs Jessica Douglas-Home, Professor Roger Scruton, and Mr L. Norcross. The organisation's directors are Dr John Marks, a former Professor of the private University of Buckingham[2] and Baroness Cox. They are both also directors of the Centre for Social Cohesion.[3][4][5]


Funding

According to Accounts filed at the Charity commission the Trust received funding from the Nigel Vinson Charitable Trust as follows:

  • 2004 £0
  • 2005 £0 [6]
  • 2006 £4,000 [7]
  • 2007 £13,000
  • 2008 £0[8]
  • 2009 £0 [9]

External links

References

  1. Information at the Charities Commission Accessed 23 February 2009
  2. University of Buckingham in the news June 2008 update. Accessed 25 February 2009
  3. Educational Research Trust Annual Report and Financial Statement for the year ended March 2008 Accessed 23 February 2009
  4. New Model School: Board of Governors Accessed 25 February 2009
  5. Who is paid how much to do what, THES 28 February 1997. Accessed 25 February 2009
  6. RT. HON. NIGEL LORD VINSON OF ~20DDAM DENE, LVO, DL, CHARITABLE SETTLEMENT REPORT AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 30TH JUNE 2005
  7. RT. HON. NIGIL LORD VINSON OF RODDAM DENE, LVO, DL, CHARITABLE SETTLEMENT REPORT AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 30TH JUNE 2007
  8. THE RT. HON. NIGEL LORD VINSON OF RODDAM DENE, LVO, DL, CHARITABLE SETTLEMENT REPORT AND FINANCIAL STATEMENTS 30TH JUNE 2008
  9. Nigel Vinson Charitable Trust The Rt. Hon, Nigel Lord Vinson of Roddam Dene, LVO, DL Charitable Settlement Report and Financial Statements 30th June 2009, Charities commission, Accessed 18 November 2010