How independent project-based qualifications can empower students affected by disrupted learning

Teachers have unquestionably been one of the heroes of the pandemic. When schools across the world closed their doors, teachers had to adapt to a completely different way of working, almost overnight. Now that those doors have re-opened, the challenge has shifted to mitigating the impact of lost learning and empowering students to reach their […]

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How to implement project-based learning into your classroom

What is project-based learning? While we can and should integrate skill development in all our teaching, project-based learning is a particularly powerful tool to help develop higher-order skills. Project-based learning challenges students to engage deeply with a problem, exploring multiple perspectives and bodies of knowledge, to seek and apply a solution. The possible focus and […]

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To cancel or not to cancel…that was the question for the Summer 2021 exam series

As Covid-19 continued to disrupt education across the world, students, teachers – and exam boards – faced difficult decisions on how to approach the Summer 2021 exam series. Jamie Kirkaldy, Head of Teaching and Learning Support for OxfordAQA , an international exam board offering International GCSEs, AS and A-levels, explores how OxfordAQA approached this decision and […]

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