About The Bell Foundation

The Bell Foundation is a charity which aims to overcome exclusion through language education by working with partners on innovation, research, training and practical interventions.

Vision and Mission

Vision: Creating opportunity, changing lives and overcoming disadvantage through language education.

Mission: To achieve our vision, we work with partners on innovation, research, training and practical interventions. By generating and applying evidence, we aim to change practice, policy and systems for children, adults and communities in the UK disadvantaged through language.

Values

  • We are independent and impartial with no political affiliations
  • We are authoritative and rigorous in our approach, and present clear and balanced evidence
  • We work in partnership with others
  • We champion practical solutions to problems, and
  • We believe in diversity, valuing difference and tolerance

Programmes

  • The Bell Foundation works in the following areas to support its overarching aims and objectives:

The programme seeks to improve the educational outcomes of children in the UK who use English as an Additional Language in order to benefit the individual child and society as a whole.

The programme seeks to enable young people to develop their English language skills as a means to achieving their social, educational and/or employment goals.

The programme seeks to break down the language barrier to accessing justice and rehabilitation for individuals in contact with the criminal justice system for whom English is an Additional Language.

Language for Results International is a product aimed at enabling the international education sector to develop and embed EAL provision and expertise within their school and improve the educational outcomes of children using English as an Additional Language.

We believe in diversity, valuing difference and tolerance. Discover more about our values, beneficiaries, strategy and how our programmes empower beneficiaries to overcome exclusion through language education.

Governance

The Bell Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees which meets at least four times a year. The Bell Educational Trust Limited also wholly owns Bell Educational Services (Bell), its trading subsidiary.

The Board of Trustees has four Committees: