In response to a potential crisis in teacher recruitment and retention, this conference explores strategies for developing a long term, stable, and world-class model of Initial Teacher Education.
This exciting induction support programme – run for the second year by the Oxford Education Deanery, in conjunction with OTSA (the Oxfordshire Teaching Schools Alliance) – is offered to all newly qualified secondary teachers who have just taken up posts in Oxfordshire (and beyond!) The programme is appropriate for NQTs in all subject areas, and […]
The third annual Christmas TeachMeet will take place on Thursday 17 December from 5 till 7 – arrive at 4:30 for mulled wine, mince pies and carols. This year the keynote speaker is Sir Tim Brighouse and Action Jackson will be on hand as MC to create an energetic atmosphere and hand out the prizes […]
Oxford University is leading research funded by the Wellcome Trust and Education Endowment Forum to find out how delayed school start times and the provision of sleep education for young people affect their academic performance. We know already that adolescents have a biological predisposition to stay up late and may be sleep deprived. Many adolescents […]
Research Champion Helen Woolley and her colleague Helen Morris gave teachers lots to think about over the summer holiday with an end of term presentation of all the research work that teachers at Oxford Spires had undertaken over the past year. Ian Thompson, of the University of Oxford, highlighted the importance of teachers’ own engagement […]
More than 30 teachers from local schools attended the Deanery’s first Research TeachMeet to hear about a wealth of research initiatives in local schools. The event was coordinated by Kate Thirlwall and Jan Avery-Harris from Cherwell School and provided an opportunity for all the local teachers undertaking the Enhanced Masters in Learning and Teaching to […]
Would you like to use research to make a difference to the way you teach or the way your students learn? From investigating pupil voice, to small-scale action research, to Masters-level interventions and beyond; Teach Meet Research aims to share as many ideas as possible from teachers who are using evidence-based practice to improve learning […]
The Oxford Education Deanery was launched on 26 November 2013 at an event held in the Department. Speeches were made by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Andrew Hamilton, Charlie Taylor, Chief Executive of the National College for Teaching and Leadership and Katherine Ryan, headteacher of Matthew Arnold School and Chair of Oxford City Learning. See Professor Andrew […]