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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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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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Early Career Teachers’ Professional Development Conference 2019

Event starts: 11 May, 2019

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Are you a secondary school teacher in your first 3 years of teaching? Come along to a day full of fresh ideas and research-informed CPD!The conference will consist of a keynote lecture titled Hitting the Mark: Classroom based research into marking, a series of workshops for you to choose and a panel discussion exploring different routes […]

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Self-video – an effective 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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