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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5 ideas to keep the reading momentum up at home

We still don’t know the full impact that COVID-19 has had on children’s education, but we do know that the more children read, the better equipped they are for school and more importantly life. So now more than ever, it’s important to keep children reading during this last term and over the summer. Here are 5 easy ideas from Camilla Macoun, Founder of The Bear Can Read, to share with your families to keep the reading momentum up at home.

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Interested in writing or reviewing school history textbooks? View from OUP History Team

At the recent Black British History event hosted by Miranda Kaufmann and SOAS, University of London , OUP’s History Publisher (Secondary Education) spoke with other authors and publishers about how history textbooks get made. We thought it would be useful to share the information here as well, and let you know how to get in touch if you’re interested in writing […]

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