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Free online professional development webinars for secondary educators
Free online professional development webinars for secondary educators
We have a range of digital webinars to help you continue your professional development online. Below, you can find links to recordings of previously-held webinars, as well as register your interest for upcoming sessions. Our recorded webinars are available to watch on demand via Brainshark and you will receive a certificate after watching each one. Perfect CPD for your department/team meetings and training days.
Aaron Wilkes will examine key features of the site and explore strategies that will help your students see the site's relationship to historical events and developments. This free webinar, in association with AQA and Sheffield Manor Lodge, is designed to help you teach Elizabethan England HE 2023.
Tuesday 5 July, 4.00-5.00pm
Aaron Wilkes will examine key features of Notting Hill and explore strategies that will help your students see the site's relationship to historical events and developments. Aaron will be joined by Lindsay Bruce, co-author of Oxford University Press’ new Migrants In Britain book, who will offer practical advice for teaching the topic, including step-by-step strategies to help students to achieve exam success. Everyone who registers will receive some free clips and photos of various key locations in Notting Hill for use with their students to further support their learning.
Tuesday 20 September, 4.00-5.00pm
Andy Lewis, practising teacher and Series Editor of Source to Summit, provides an overview of the new RECD and shares tips from the OUP author team on how they have been successfully translating this curriculum document for the classroom. He shares insights from engaging with the curriculum content and shows the new resources with the aim of helping you plan and prepare to teach this bold new curriculum.
Recording coming soon
Mariu Hurriaga explores the forthcoming changes in both the subject content and assessment for French, Spanish and German GCSE for first teaching in 2024. What requires us to think or plan differently? What remains the same? She offers practical advice on how to start preparing pupils with current resources.
This final session with Kate Stockings focuses on the geography classroom and applies the content of the previous sessions to the day to day reality of teaching effective geography lessons. What does it look like when this curriculum thinking is applied to the everyday classroom? What can we do in our classrooms to ensure that these links are drawn between lessons? How can we ensure that we're challenging students to think like geographers in each and every lesson?
Amie Hewish, Dr Andrew Chandler-Grevatt, Lamorna Newcombe and Rebecca Snelgrove present the Oxford Smart Curriculum Service: Activate and discuss how it supports science teachers to deliver an aspirational science curriculum. They explore the key elements of a curriculum that holds high ambitions for all learners, and how curriculum features are carried through into resources and assessment to set students up on a pathway for success.
Bennie Kara explores the nuances of choosing content for the English curriculum that is suitably diverse and reflective of the need to ensure that students have a deep knowledge base of the subject.
OUP have worked in association with AQA to look at how we can help prepare teachers and students in using the advance information, issued by the exam board ahead of the 2022 Religious Studies exams. Dawn Cox shares some practical activities and strategies to help you and your students prepare for a successful outcome this summer.
Having carefully considered the entire Key Stage 3 journey of a student, this second session of 3 zooms in to the schemes of work that make up that journey. Kate Stockings considers what makes an effective scheme of work and how links can be drawn within, and between, topics to ensure that students develop their geographical understanding and have the solid foundation required for success at GCSE.
Lindsay Bruce and Aaron Wilkes explore practical advice for teaching the topic with step-by-step strategies to help students achieve exam success. They discuss their approach to writing OUP's brand new Edexcel endorsed textbook, introducing voices and experiences from key moments in the history of migration to Britain, and elements of their research, sharing how unique sources helped to build up the migration narrative.
In this first session of 3, Kate Stockings starts broad; thinking about what a coherent KS3 geography curriculum might look like and how you can work to achieve this. Kate explores how we can sequence a KS3 curriculum to make every lesson count, maximise student progress, and ensure that students are prepared for GCSE.
Aaron Wilkes examines key features of the site and explores strategies that will help your students see the site's relationship to historical events and developments. This webinar, in association with AQA and English Heritage, is designed to help you teach Norman England HE 2022.
Miranda Kaufmann, Emily Folorunsho and Aaron Wilkes join Janice Mansel-Chan to discuss the importance of teaching a rich and representative history curriculum. They talk about where they have successfully embedded greater diversity in their own classrooms, the challenges they faced and what resources can be used to help support this.
Louise Pennington highlights the most difficult KS2 concepts and reviews what works for students who haven’t achieved age-related expectations at the end of Year 6. Louise explores what Numicon Big Ideas is, what it offers this group of students, and how it can be used in KS3 to support a successful start to the secondary maths curriculum.
This webinar will help you plan an effective Year 7 geography curriculum. Kate Stockings explores how to smooth the transition from primary to secondary, ensure your KS3 students are building understanding and progressing, and whether there is a need to change anything post-pandemic.
Aaron Wilkes examines key features of the site and explores strategies that will help your students see the site's relationship to historical events and developments. This webinar, in association with AQA and Burghley House Preservation Trust, is designed to help you teach Elizabethan England HE 2022.
Dawn Cox looks at current updates from the DfE and AQA on the requirements for CAGs for the 2021 cohort in this webinar in association with AQA. Dawn also shares ideas to ensure the specification content is covered in the coming months for those who are due to take the GCSE exam in the future.
Andy Chandler-Grevatt discusses strategies and resources aimed at developing confident self-regulating learners who are empowered to identify and respond to their own learning needs allowing you to target interventions for those who need your time most.
Craig Barton identifies four key areas where GCSE Foundation students struggle. Using the specific nature of their responses, together with their explanation, we learn exactly why students are struggling in these areas and how to help improve their understanding.
Aaron Wilkes examines key features of the site and explores strategies that will help your students see the tower's relationship to historical events and developments. This webinar, in association with AQA and Historic Royal Palaces, is designed to help you teach Norman England HE 2021.
Amanda Fleck discusses the inherent complexity of the language of science and how this poses barriers for students raising the importance of teaching language and literacy skills.
Aaron Wilkes examines key features of the site and explores strategies that will help your students see the castle's relationship to historical events and developments. This webinar, in association with AQA, is designed to help you teach Elizabethan England HE 2021.
Aaron Wilkes discusses how the lockdown has affected the teaching and learning of GCSE History, picking up on the themes of consolidation, challenges and change.
What does building a convincing and compelling voice look like in Year 7? Helen Prince shares creative strategies that build confident, ambitious talk in Year 7, across the curriculum.
Helen Prince offers practical ideas to bridge the word gap at transition, drawn from the findings of the latest Oxford Language Report.
Helen considers ways to energise the verbal environment with word-rich activities. Webinar 1 of 5 in this series with Helen Prince.
This session enables teachers to introduce new vocabulary strategically through rich discussion, repetition and analysis of new words. Webinar 2 of 5 in this series with Helen Prince.
Helen explores ways to encourage pupils to orally rehearse phrases and sentences before writing. Webinar 3 of 5 in this series with Helen Prince.
Helen focuses on vocabulary learning as a distinct area in the KS3 and KS4 curriculum and the careful selection of appropriate words for planned teaching and reinforcement. Webinar 4 of 5 in this series with Helen Prince.
Helen explores a collaborative approach to teaching GCSE command words across all subjects and in different contexts. Webinar 5 of 5 in this series with Helen Prince.
Placing oracy centre-stage, Helen Prince explores ways into KS3 that ensure kindness, build resilience and prepare our young people for the extra-ordinary times that lie ahead.
Specialist adviser Mike Armiger offers strategies and practical guidance on what we can do to support our secondary students during these challenging times.
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