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Free online professional development webinars for educators

Professional Development Webinars

Free online professional development webinars for educators

To support teachers in an increasingly digital world, Oxford University Press have a range of webinars to continue your professional development online. You can find links to our previous webinars below, as well as register your interest for upcoming sessions.


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Strategies for TOK: Taking the stress out of assessment for teachers and students  What does maths look like in primary classrooms today? Developing Practical Skills for Cambridge International A Level Physics Examinations
Strategies for TOK: Taking the stress out of assessment for teachers and students - Wednesday 19 January 2022 What does maths look like in primary classrooms today? - Tuesday 25 January 2022 Developing Practical Skills for Cambridge International A Level Physics Examinations - Wednesday 26 January 2022
Wellness and Assessment: Helping your students approach Language and Literature Thinking for Learning - Application of Knowledge in Cambridge A Level Chemistry Preparing your students for Cambridge A-Level Biology practical based exams Getting Practical in the primary classroom with Nelson Science
Wellness and Assessment: Helping your students approach Language and Literature - Thursday 27 January 2022 Thinking for Learning - Application of Knowledge in Cambridge A Level Chemistry - Monday 31 January 2022 Preparing your students for Cambridge A-Level Biology practical based exams - Wednesday 2 February 2022 Getting Practical in the primary classroom with Nelson Science - Monday 7 February
Creative thinking and innovation Invaluable support for IB Business Management Success with blended teaching and learning for Cambridge Lower Secondary English Design thinking and project based learning
Creative thinking and innovation - Wednesday 9 February 2022 Invaluable support for IB Business Management - Thursday 10 February 2022 Success with blended teaching and learning for Cambridge Lower Secondary English - Thursday 24 February 2022 Design thinking and project based learning - Wednesday 2 March 2022
An Introduction to Floppy's Phonics Getting Started With Kerboodle for Lower Secondary English Mindfulness and building resilience for MYP and DP Students Success with blended teaching and learning for Cambridge Lower Secondary Science
An Introduction to Floppy's Phonics - Thursday 3 March 2022 Getting Started With Kerboodle for Lower Secondary English - Monday 7 March 2022 Mindfulness and building resilience for MYP and DP Students - Wednesday 16 March 2022 Success with blended teaching and learning for Cambridge Lower Secondary Science - Wednesday 9 March 2022

Getting Started With Kerboodle for Lower Secondary Mathematics Getting Started With Kerboodle for Lower Secondary Science Mindfulness and building resilience for MYP and DP Students Getting Started with the Oxford Owl eBook Library
Getting Started With Kerboodle for Lower Secondary Mathematics - Monday 14 March 2022 Getting Started With Kerboodle for Lower Secondary Science - Tuesday 15 March 2022 Mindfulness and building resilience for MYP and DP Students - Wednesday 16 March 2022 Getting Started with the Oxford Owl eBook Library - Tuesday 22 March 2022

Wellbeing Webinars

Evidence-based strategies to boost your wellbeing Wellbeing in the primary classroom Wellbeing in the primary classroom
Evidence-based strategies to boost your wellbeing Wellbeing in the primary classroom with Hazel Harrison Wellbeing in the primary classroom with Adrian Bethune
Return to the classroom: wellbeing and coping strategies for Primary Return to the classroom: Conversations with teachers Wellbeing and relationships in the classroom Supporting the mental wellbeing of your Secondary students
Return to the classroom: Wellbeing and coping strategies for Primary Return to the classroom: Conversations with teachers Wellbeing and relationships in the classroom Supporting the mental wellbeing of your Secondary students

Primary English Webinars


Twenty things to do with a poem: Practical Poetry in the Classroom with Oxford International Primary English
Twenty things to do with a poem: Practical Poetry in the Classroom with Oxford International Primary English

Making learning accessible in a mixed language English classroom Boost success in Primary English with solid foundations in Early Years Getting Started With Floppy's Phonics Best Practice for Guided Reading with Oxford Reading Tree
Making learning accessible in a mixed language English classroom Boost success in Primary English with solid foundations in Early Years Getting Started With Getting Started With Floppy's Phonics Best Practice for Guided Reading with Oxford Reading Tree

Primary Maths Webinars


Getting Started With Oxford International Primary Maths  The silver lining: Approaches to teaching primary students changed in 2020 in many ways panel discussion  Digitalization and the future of maths learning with Dr. Sugata Mitra
Getting Started With Oxford International Primary Maths The silver lining: Approaches to teaching primary students changed in 2020 in many ways panel discussion Digitalization and the future of maths learning with Dr. Sugata Mitra

 Primary maths: How to develop a growth mindset in your students with Jennifer Chang Wathall  Using manipulatives to improve both mathematical understanding and language skills with David Lyttle  Five top tips for transforming your Primary maths teaching with Dr Anne Watson  Maths in Early Years: How to build solid foundations for Primary with Dr Helen Williams
Primary maths: How to develop a growth mindset in your students with Jennifer Chang Wathall Using manipulatives to improve both mathematical understanding and language skills with David Lyttle Five top tips for transforming your Primary maths teaching with Dr Anne Watson Maths in Early Years: How to build solid foundations for Primary with Dr Helen Williams
 The Future of Maths from a primary classroom practitioner perspective  Part one: Wellbeing and the joy of learning maths Part two: Problem solving in the primary maths classroom  Part three: Embedding mastery in primary maths teaching
The Future of Maths from a primary classroom practitioner perspective Part one: Wellbeing and the joy of learning maths Part 2: Problem solving in the primary maths classroom Part three: Embedding mastery in primary maths teaching

Primary Science Webinars

Getting Started With Oxford International Primary Science  Part one: How to teach global skills through science  Part two: How to become a scientist  Part three: Active teaching and learning in the classroom
Getting Started With Oxford International Primary Science Part one: How to teach global skills through science Part two: How to become a scientist Part three: Active teaching and learning in the classroom

Primary Computing Webinars


Getting Started With Oxford International Primary Computing
Getting Started With Oxford International Primary Computing

General Primary Webinars


 Introducing a curriculum for teachers and learners with a vision Teaching remotely: Project-based learning in Primary Teaching remotely: Tips for teaching children aged 5-7 Teaching remotely: Top tips for teaching children aged 7-11
Introducing a curriculum for teachers and learners with a vision Teaching remotely: Project-based learning in Primary Teaching remotely: Tips for teaching children aged 5-7 Teaching remotely: Top tips for teaching children aged 7-11

Secondary Webinars


S.E.A. 2022:Report Writing and Primary English Language Arts
S.E.A. 2022:Report Writing and Primary English Language Arts
 English B for CSEC: Unlocking Shakespeare's Twelfth Night  Blended learning: Invaluable support for Caribbean Maths teachers Top 10 tips for teaching from home Teaching remotely: Project-based learning in Secondary
English B for CSEC: Unlocking Shakespeare's Twelfth Night Blended learning: Invaluable support for Caribbean Maths teachers Top 10 tips for teaching from home Teaching remotely: Project-based learning in Secondary

Cambridge Webinars


Cambridge IGCSE Science: Purposeful Practical Work Cambridge IGCSE® Science: The effective delivery of practical work through blended learning Blended learning: Invaluable support for Cambridge Maths teachers  Building confidence in teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Global Perspectives
Cambridge IGCSE Science: Purposeful Practical Work Cambridge IGCSE® Science: The effective delivery of practical work through blended learning Blended learning: Invaluable support for Cambridge Maths teachers Building confidence in teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Global Perspectives

 Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary English successfully  Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Maths successfully  Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Science successfully  Getting the most from the new Cambridge IGCSE Physics syllabus
Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary English successfully Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Maths successfully Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Science successfully Getting the most from the new Cambridge IGCSE Physics syllabus


Getting the most from the new Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry syllabus Getting the most from the new Cambridge IGCSE Biology syllabus Cambridge A Level Biology: Top tips Part 1 Cambridge A Level Biology: Top tips Part 2
Getting the most from the new Cambridge IGCSE Chemistry syllabus Getting the most from the new Cambridge IGCSE Biology syllabus Cambridge A Level Biology: Top tips Part 1 Cambridge A Level Biology: Top tips Part 2
Cambridge A Level Physics: Top tips Part 1 Cambridge A Level Physics: Top tips Part 2 Cambridge A Level Chemistry: Top tips Part 1 Cambridge A Level Chemistry: Top tips Part 2
Cambridge A Level Physics: Top tips Part 1 Cambridge A Level Physics: Top tips Part 2 Cambridge A Level Chemistry: Top tips Part 1 Cambridge A Level Chemistry: Top tips Part 2

IB Webinars


Blended learning: Invaluable support for IB Maths teachers Preparing for External and Internal Assessment in IB Mathematics: Applications and Interpretations IB Mathematics Analysis and Approaches: Planning, Teaching and Assessment MYP Math Simplified
Blended learning: Invaluable support for IB Maths teachers Preparing for External and Internal Assessment in IB Mathematics: Applications and Interpretations IB Mathematics Analysis and Approaches: Planning, Teaching and Assessment MYP Math Simplified
 MYP Science for all MYP:  Boost teacher innovation and student engagement  TOK Unlocked: From Top Teaching Ideas to Mastering the Exhibition  Top tips for teaching TOK remotely
MYP Science for all MYP: Boost teacher innovation and student engagement TOK Unlocked: From Top Teaching Ideas to Mastering the Exhibition Top tips for teaching TOK remotely
MYP Personal Project
MYP Personal Project Mindfulness and resilience in Secondary school students IB TOK: Understanding the changes to TOK in 2020 IB TOK: Designing and delivering your TOK course

Watch Literacy webinars with primary experts

The role of levelled books in supporting reading progress and encouraging reading for pleasure

Lindsay Pickton discusses some of the key reading challenges that children face as they move beyond phonics, and how, as part of a rich reading diet, expertly levelled reading books can help all children to build fluency, comprehension, and stamina, and develop their enjoyment of reading.

Is Essential Letters and Sounds the right SSP programme for your school?

Katie Press and Tara Dodson are joined by three teachers currently using ELS to discuss why they chose the programme, how they've implemented it in their schools, what the successes and challenges have been, and how their pupils are getting on.

Closing the Vocabulary Gap in Primary schools

Shareen Wilkinson (Mayers) looks at the research underpinning the emphasis on teaching vocabulary and explores EYFS, KS1 and an overview of KS2.

Teaching Reading: Decoding, Comprehension and Fluency

James explores the factors that contribute to skilled reading and introduces some different models for the classroom. Webinar 1 of 5 in this series with James Clements.

Remote Learning and the Teaching of Reading

James Clements explores how the principles of remote learning can be combined with those of great reading teaching, to help teachers make the most of children’s time both at school and at home.

Becoming a Reader and Building a Reading Culture

James Clements explores some practical ways that teachers might build an authentic reading culture, helping children to become readers. Webinar 2 of 5 in this series with James Clements.

Developing Oracy, Spoken Language and Vocabulary

James gives practical approaches for developing children’s spoken language. Webinar 3 of 5 in this series with James Clements.

Teaching Writing: Finding a Voice

James explores how we can support children to communicate in writing confidently. Webinar 4 of 5 in this series with James Clements.

Supporting Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling

James considers the role played by grammar, punctuation and spelling in creativity. Webinar 5 of 5 in this series with James Clements.

Planning the Primary English Curriculum

James Clements outlines some of the principles behind curriculum design in Primary English drawn from research, exploring the implications for different schools in light of current circumstances and how we can support children to make progress.

Thinking about Assessment in Primary English

James Clements explores some key issues around assessment in reading and writing in the primary classroom. The session considers ideas drawn from research and looks at different ways to apply them practically in the classroom.

Sue Cowley

Return to the Early Years

Sue Cowley explores best practice in the return to schools and settings for children in the early years. She gives advice on approaches to support children’s wellbeing and mental health.