Self-video – an easy tool to improve teaching in classroom

Videoing one’s own lessons will unpack implicit dynamics between the teacher and students. It is an effective way to help the teacher through reflection, recognising choices and opportunities, and noticing difference, thus providing the teacher a specific focus on what to improve in instructional behaviour. Videos and the teacher’s accounts of notable events will also […]

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Wait time in maths classrooms

Supporting students to think mathematically and to use technical language, teacher’s wait time can make a difference. Yes – it’s that simple! See http://www.educationdeanery.ox.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/WaitTime.pdf

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Oxford University History Skills Workshop

Oxford University History Faculty is offering a History Skills Workshop after school on Tuesday 9th October for any students in state schools in and around Oxford who are considering applying to study history at Oxford University. The small interactive workshop will be particularly useful for any Year 13 students who are applying to Oxford this October and […]

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Research Meet 2018

The Deanery’s annual Research Meet was held on the evening of Wednesday 4th July 2018 at the Department of Education. This event allows all the teachers in partner schools who are undertaking an MSc in Learning and Teaching to share their research with one another and with researchers in the Department of Education and any […]

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Teacher publications

Teachers at various stages of their career working within the Oxford Education Deanery have had their work published in recent issues of Impact: the journal of the Chartered College of Teaching, which focuses on teacher and educator perspectives and connects practitioners to research. The May 2017 issue features the work of two teachers: Simon Bayliss, […]

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Early Career Teachers Professional Development Conference

On Saturday 23rd June the Education Deanery hosted the third Early Career Teacher Conference attended by 30 secondary school teachers in their first three years of teaching. The focus was on research-informed approaches to CPD and our keynote speaker (Astrid Korin from the Education Development Trust) spoke about the potential of teacher-led research as a […]

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Where research meets the classroom: assessing evidence for change in practice

On 6th March 2018, the Oxford Education Deanery was delighted to host a Chartered College of Teaching (CCT) event in collaboration with the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance (OTSA), led by Professor Jane Mellanby (University of Oxford). The audience included a wide mix of teachers, both primary and secondary – many attending their first event at […]

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Connecting schools and children: towards measures of mediation

Overview This project explores pupils’ experiences of learning, relating and belonging in school and then develops ways of supporting schools in responding to the needs of diverse learners through understanding the ways in which the cultures of schooling mediate these experiences. The study is taking place both within the Oxford Education Deanery partnership and in […]

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Secondary NQT Recruitment Fair

In attendance: schools in the PGCE partnership and other members of OTSA who are hoping to recruit NQTs from September 2018. Open to Interns and Associate Teachers to obtain ‘real’ information from the schools attending and gain confidence that they are making the right choices for applications. From 4.00 pm until 6.30 pm For further […]

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