Valuable advice for schools on helping families struggling with the ‘costs of education in an age of austerity’

A new report on the costs of education from the viewpoint of parents was published on 13 May by the Oxford and District Action on Child Poverty. The research, based on a survey of parents of children in Year 7 in three local secondary schools, was facilitated by a number of the Deanery’s Research Champions. […]

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Early Career Teacher Conference 2019 brought insights to beginning teachers

Our Early Career Teacher Conference on 11 May 2019 was a thoroughly enjoyable and stimulating event. A very big ‘thank you’ to everyone who joined us, particularly to our keynote speakers, panel members and former Master’s students who presented posters about their recent school-based research. The day ended with a plenary session in which our delegates could seek advice on different issues and concerns […]

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Oxford English Faculty launch a collection of free resources to support English teachers with GCSE 19th century non-fiction

Diseases of Modern Life Resources The new 9-1 GCSE specifications set great store by nineteenth-century writings, both in the literature and language papers of all specifications. This poses a particular problem to today’s GCSE candidates who are increasingly distanced from the socio-cultural norms of the nineteenth-century, not to mention the idiosyncrasies of Victorian modes of […]

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