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Professional Development Webinars

Free online professional development webinars for primary 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.


Upcoming Webinars: Register today



 Top tips for teaching TOK remotely  Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary English successfully  Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Maths successfully
Top tips for teaching TOK remotely - Tuesday 9 February 2021 Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary English successfully - Tuesday 23 February 2021 Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Maths successfully - Wednesday 24 February 2021
 Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Science successfully  Building confidence in teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Global Perspectives  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
Teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Science successfully - Thursday 25 February 2021 Building confidence in teaching Cambridge Lower Secondary Global Perspectives - Tuesday 2 March 2021 The silver lining: Approaches to teaching primary students changed in 2020 in many ways panel discussion- Tuesday 2 March 2021 Digitalization and the future of maths learning with Dr. Sugata Mitra - Thursday 4 March 2021
 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 - Thursday 11 March 2021 Using manipulatives to improve both mathematical understanding and language skills with David Lyttle - Tuseday 16 March 2021 Five top tips for transforming your Primary maths teaching with Dr Anne Watson - Thursday 18 March 2021 Maths in Early Years: How to build solid foundations for Primary with Dr Helen Williams - Thursday 25 March 2021

Primary Webinars



 Part one: Wellbeing and the joy of learning maths Part two: Problem solving in the primary maths classroom
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  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
Part three: Embedding mastery in primary maths teaching 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

Wellbeing in the primary classroom Wellbeing in the primary classroom Teaching remotely: Project-based learning in Primary Teaching remotely: Tips for teaching children aged 5-7
Wellbeing in the primary classroom with Hazel Harrison Wellbeing in the primary classroom with Adrian Bethune 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 Return to the classroom: wellbeing and coping strategies for Primary Return to the classroom: Conversations with teachers Wellbeing and relationships in the classroom
Teaching remotely: Top tips for teaching children aged 7-11 Return to the classroom: Wellbeing and coping strategies for Primary Return to the classroom: Conversations with teachers Wellbeing and relationships in the classroom

Secondary Webinars


Top 10 tips for teaching from home Teaching remotely: Project-based learning in Secondary Supporting the mental wellbeing of your Secondary students
Top 10 tips for teaching from home Teaching remotely: Project-based learning in Secondary Supporting the mental wellbeing of your Secondary students

Cambridge Webinars



 Getting the most from the new Cambridge IGCSE Physics syllabus
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


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

James Clements Expert Events

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.

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.

Becoming a Reader and Building a Reading Culture

James 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.

James Clements Expert Events

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.

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.

Watch cross-phase webinars with independent experts

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Changing times: The key issues schools are facing

Rachel Johnson, CEO of PiXL, offers practical ways to address the current challenges of engagement, assessment and adjustment in secondary school. Rachel covers: parental engagement, motivation, lockdown learning, pastoral care, progress and enabling change.

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Curriculum and Pedagogy in the Autumn 2020 term

Daisy Christodoulou discusses what has had to change since lockdown and what will need to change in the future, looking at a mix of remote and in person learning plus the challenges and benefits that these may bring.

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Ways into KS3: Transition in 2020

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.