Wellbeing starts with you! A teacher’s guide to a joyful classroom

By Alison Barber What makes school a place where teachers enjoy teaching and, consequently, learners enjoy learning? Research over the last ten years has consistently found that wellbeing and academic achievement are very closely linked. OUP recently commissioned an evidence analysis impact study to explore the links between student wellbeing and academic outcomes. As a student, a friend once […]

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Teaching about Changing Places

Millennium Footbridge Lowry Centre and Victoria Point apartment block, Salford Quays

For many years now, ‘place’ and place theory have formed a significant part of undergraduate study in the UK. And most teachers who have graduated in geography since 2000 will have studied aspects of place at university. This is just one way in which a gap has existed between school geography and Higher Education Institutions […]

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