What we know about memory and how we can use that knowledge effectively in education

Event starts: 11 December, 2019

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Dr Ann Dowker, Research Lecturer in Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford will lead a seminar for teachers, examining the research claims that demonstrate the importance of working memory to the development of reading and mathematics. There have been strong claims about the possibility of training children in working memory to improve their school […]

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Webinar on assessing practical science skills

Event starts: 06 November, 2019

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Project Calibrate will offer a free one-hour webinar about new approaches to practical science in high stakes examinations on November 6th, 2019 from 16.30-17.30. Workshop activities will be delivered by Project Calibrate based at the University of Oxford in collaboration with AQA. For details about this research project, see http://www.education.ox.ac.uk/research/enhancing-summative-assessment-of-practical-science/ Participants completing the webinar will receive a free […]

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Teaching, Geography and the Climate Emergency

Event starts: 11 November, 2019

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The Environmental Change Institute at the Oxford University are hosting a lecture on Monday 11th November by Professor Martin Evans from Manchester University. The event is aimed primarily at geography teachers but could also be relevant for anybody who has a wider interest in the way that climate change is addressed within the school curriculum. […]

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Early Career Teachers’ Professional Development Day 2020

Event starts: 02 May, 2020

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Sadly, we have taken the decision to cancel this event in light of national and university guidance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to eliminate all non-essential social interaction. Although the event is still some weeks off, all the indications are that these measures will need to continue for some time and […]

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Oxfordshire SACRE meeting

Event starts: 19 June, 2019

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A network meeting run by Oxfordshire SACRE (Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education) will be held on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 for RE teachers from both primary and secondary teachers. The meeting will –  Receive information from and about faith groups in Oxfordshire; Discuss how we can collaborate to develop high quality RE; Share good practice and […]

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Research Meet 2019

Event starts: 03 July, 2019

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(Refreshments from 4.00pm) Join us for our annual celebration and showcase event for the teachers in Deanery schools to share the school-based research they’ve been doing within the Master’s in Learning and Teaching. As with all Teach Meets, the presentations are kept short (7-minutes maximum) with lots of scope for questions and networking. The event […]

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Seminar series on ‘Future Directions in Teacher Education’

Event starts: 29 April, 2019

Event ends: 17 June, 2019

These events are free to attend and aimed at academics, researchers, teachers, head teachers, government members, policy-makers and students and alumni of the department.  Anyone with an interest in this subject is welcome to attend.  > REGISTER HERE Classroom-based Interventions Across Subject Areas: Research to Understand What Works in Education5pm, 29 April | Department of Education, Oxford University   […]

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Free CPD for History teachers

Event starts: 02 July, 2019

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A day for CPD for history teachers in Oxford. Also a great chance to meet other historians.  This event is free on 2nd July 2019. For details please click Oxford History Teachers Network flyer 2019.

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Examining teachers use of research and the role of social relationships and school leadership in making research informed practice a reality

Event starts: 28 February, 2019

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The use of research by teachers is considered both beneficial and desirable. As such, research-informed teaching should be both encouraged and facilitated. At the same time, we are still to discover the most effective ways of supporting and fostering teachers’ engagement with research.   In light of the increasing focus on social influence as a driver […]

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The Cognitive and Educational Foundations of Preschool Maths: (Not) as easy as 1, 2, 3

Event starts: 23 February, 2019

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A team of researchers in the Attention, Brain and Cognitive Development Lab at Oxford University has been conducting a research project investigating The Cognitive and Educational Foundations of Preschool Maths: (Not) as easy as 1, 2, 3. As this longitudinal project comes to an end, the team is to share some of the interesting findings. The […]

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