2020 Oxford Children’s Word of the Year

2020 Oxford Children's Word of the Year

Coronavirus is the 2020 Oxford Children’s Word of the Year! 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show and Chris Evans’ 500 Words short story competition, and saw more than 134,000 children submit entries, hitting the millionth story milestone! As part of ongoing language and lexical research, the Oxford Children’s Dictionaries & […]

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Return to the Classroom: Conversations with teachers

Conversations with Teachers in Holland and Denmark Lisette Martin, International Professional Development Manager at Oxford, talked with teachers Anniek Bruijnzeels from Holland, Camilla Juulsgaard and Louise Hojen from Denmark, about their experiences in returning to the classroom following recent school closures as a result of the Coronavirus lockdown. How did the lockdown impact Anniek, Camilla, […]

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Transition from Year 6 to Year 7

Year 7 transition

Provided nothing changes between now and then, we are all due back into school in September. How that will look practically will vary from school to school as we all figure out how to make routines that work in our unique settings given the constraints imposed upon us for public health. Jemma Sherwood shares a […]

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Return to the classroom

Getting back to the classroom

Finding focus in the new academic year When we published the blogs related to remote learning, the one question we asked ourselves is what we could do as publishers to help teachers preparing for a return to school in September. Here Aaron Wilkes and Lindsay Bruce explain some of the ways that OUP might help […]

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Getting back to the classroom

Getting back to the classroom

Since early March, the subject of school closures and reopenings has dominated the news, as well as conversations between teachers, parents and students. They say that a week is a long time in politics; four months in education has felt like a rollercoaster! Whilst schools have remained open for vulnerable and key workers’ children – […]

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