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Word of the Year 2018 is…Toxic

Word of the Year 2018 is…Toxic

15 November 2018

We have announced ‘toxic’ as our Word of the Year 2018—a word or expression chosen to reflect the passing year in language.

Supporting the local community in Africa

Supporting the local community in Africa

11 November 2018

Our teams in Africa have collaborated to donate a hand-painted sea container filled with more than 700 donated books, to a primary school in Cape Town.

Promoting best practice teaching of comprehension in Australia

Promoting best practice teaching of comprehension in Australia

05 November 2018

We have collaborated with education expert Susan Taylor on new white paper Reading for Meaning: A guide to the research on best-practice teaching of comprehension in today’s world.

Exploring why children still write letters

Exploring why children still write letters

30 October 2018

We collaborated with UK TV show Blue Peter and the National Literacy Trust to explore why children still love to write letters despite so many digital alternatives.

In memory of Lieze Kotze

In memory of Lieze Kotze

19 October 2018

We are sad to announce that Lieze Kotze, Regional Director of OUP in Africa, passed away peacefully last night, following a diagnosis of cancer earlier this year.