News Archive

News Archive

If education is central to the world’s future recovery, teachers need our support

If education is central to the world’s future recovery, teachers need our support

25 January 2021

OUP's CEO discusses the value of supporting teachers through professional development

2,200 textbooks purchased for schools in rural areas of Zimbabwe

2,200 textbooks purchased for schools in rural areas of Zimbabwe

13 January 2021

OUP has partnered with the Camelthorn Foundation to support learning in Zimbabwe

Looking ahead to the next chapter, education and research will never be the same again

Looking ahead to the next chapter, education and research will never be the same again

15 December 2020

OUP's CEO Nigel Portwood discusses the accelerating transition to digial, in his latest update.

Navigating our changing world: China

Navigating our changing world: China

11 December 2020

In this series, colleagues from across OUP worldwide will be sharing their views and insights into how their markets are navigating the changes facing our industry, and what the future has in store.

OUP celebrates historic year with a trio of prestigious prizes

OUP celebrates historic year with a trio of prestigious prizes

10 December 2020

We are celebrating a record as three OUP authors have won the trifecta of awards - the Pulitzer, Wolfson, and Cundill prizes for history.

Meet our people: Rhoda Frith

Meet our people: Rhoda Frith

03 December 2020

Rhoda shares a little about her role, her love of volunteering, and how OUP supports her in this important work.

The power of words in a year like no other

The power of words in a year like no other

26 November 2020

In his latest updatest update, OUP's CEO explores what an important role language has played in the unfolding events of 2020.

Oxford Languages announces ‘Words of an Unprecedented Year’

Oxford Languages announces ‘Words of an Unprecedented Year’

23 November 2020

In such an unusual year, instead of choosing a single word of the year, Oxford Languages have published a comprehensive new language report: Words of an Unprecedented Year.

Meet our people: Gloria Yip

Meet our people: Gloria Yip

11 November 2020

Gloria is a Systems Analyst at our New York office and has been redeployed to our Insight Team during the pandemic.

OUP titles awarded by the Federation of Indian Publishers

OUP titles awarded by the Federation of Indian Publishers

04 November 2020

OUP titles have been recognized at the Delhi Book Fair's Awards for Excellence in Book Production, organized by the Federation of Indian Publishers.

We must not allow young people to be held back by the pandemic

We must not allow young people to be held back by the pandemic

29 October 2020

In his latest update, OUP's CEO discusses the recent Oxford Language Report and the importance of helping young people make important transitions in their education.

Teachers fear pupils at risk of falling behind due to primary to secondary ‘word gap’

Teachers fear pupils at risk of falling behind due to primary to secondary ‘word gap’

23 October 2020

The latest Oxford Language Report: Bridging the Word Gap at Transition has been released today in collaboration with the CfEY.

OUP celebrates International Open Access Week 2020

OUP celebrates International Open Access Week 2020

19 October 2020

For Open Access Week, we celebrate a busy year from launching a flagship OA series to extending our Read & Publish deals.

Things you might not know about jobs in publishing

Things you might not know about jobs in publishing

15 October 2020

We asked some employees who work in the central service functions of OUP, what might surprise people about their roles.

OUP launches new Virtual Inclusion Programme for employees

OUP launches new Virtual Inclusion Programme for employees

08 October 2020

We have launched a new Virtual Inclusion Programme for all our employees, to help them recognize and tackle unconscious bias.

Celebrating World Teachers

Celebrating World Teachers' Day

05 October 2020

To mark World Teachers' Day 2020, OUP leaders share stories of the positive impact teachers have had on their lives.

The future of research is more open

The future of research is more open

28 September 2020

In his latest update, OUP's CEO discusses the future of research.

Meet our people: Tasneem Bhopalwala

Meet our people: Tasneem Bhopalwala

25 September 2020

Tasneem shares a bit about her role as a D&I executive and how it supports OUP’s D&I goals.

OUP launches new programme of digital events for English language teachers

OUP launches new programme of digital events for English language teachers

21 September 2020

We have launched ELT Together—a month-long programme of digital events for English language teachers.

Meeting OUP’s mission through virtual volunteering

Meeting OUP’s mission through virtual volunteering

18 September 2020

Our employees share their experiences of remote volunteering through lockdown.

Helping thousands of young people to continue their education after dark

Helping thousands of young people to continue their education after dark

16 September 2020

We have supported SolarAid to distribute more than 2,230 solar lights, which has enabled around 12,500 young people to study after dark.

Meet our people: Tamira Hamam

Meet our people: Tamira Hamam

13 September 2020

Tamira is OUP’s Group Senior Brand Manager, and is based at our headquarters in Oxford.

OUP and Mondly announce partnership for English language learning

OUP and Mondly announce partnership for English language learning

10 September 2020

We have partnered with leading online language platform Mondly, on a new suite of custom English grammar and vocabulary tests for its language app.

OUP employees support Volunteers of America to help children in New York shelters

OUP employees support Volunteers of America to help children in New York shelters

07 September 2020

During August, employees at the OUP New York office have been raising funds for Operation Backpack.

Lisa Attenborough appointed as OUP Group Communications Director

Lisa Attenborough appointed as OUP Group Communications Director

01 September 2020

We are pleased to have appointed Lisa Attenborough as our new Group Communications Director. Lisa will report directly to OUP’s CEO, Nigel Portwood.

Back to (a new kind of) school

Back to (a new kind of) school

27 August 2020

OUP's CEO shares his thoughts on the back to school season amid social distancing measures.

Being a Picker Pal: creating young environmentalists

Being a Picker Pal: creating young environmentalists

26 August 2020

How OUP supports Picker Pals—a song and story-led environmental action initiative for schools, children, and their families.

Making the most of our talent

Making the most of our talent

21 August 2020

How we have made the most of our talented employees during the pandemic

Free OUP children’s book translated into African languages

Free OUP children’s book translated into African languages

17 August 2020

We recently translated our free children’s book Everybody Worries into three African languages, IsiXhosa, IsiZulu, and Sesotho.

Giving young people a voice

Giving young people a voice

11 August 2020

A group of OUP staff recently gave time to support the Orwell Youth Prize (OYP) by analysing entries for its 2020 competition.

Building on what makes us unique as we move towards a new reality

Building on what makes us unique as we move towards a new reality

30 July 2020

In his July update, our CEO looks at what OUP has achieved despite the challenges of the pandemic.

A year of achievement at OUP despite coronavirus challenges

A year of achievement at OUP despite coronavirus challenges

22 July 2020

We have released our 2019/20 Annual Report, highlighting a solid financial performance thanks to some significant achievements throughout the year.

Exploring children’s insight and empathy when writing about race

Exploring children’s insight and empathy when writing about race

16 July 2020

We have analysed the 5,983 story submissions to 500 Words: Black Lives Matter 2020, and released our findings in a new report

New poll finds teachers think school closures will contribute to a widening of the word gap

New poll finds teachers think school closures will contribute to a widening of the word gap

08 July 2020

We collaborated with the Educational Research Forum to poll teachers and find out what impact they think remote learning will have on children’s vocabulary development.

Update from Nigel Portwood: June 2020

Update from Nigel Portwood: June 2020

25 June 2020

OUP's CEO updates on how we are continuing to support education and research, and the role of publishers in tackling global issues.

500 Words: Black Lives Matter

500 Words: Black Lives Matter

24 June 2020

OUP is delighted to support the new 500 Words competition which builds on the international conversation around Black Lives Matter.

OUP title wins Wolfson History Prize 2020

OUP title wins Wolfson History Prize 2020

23 June 2020

For the second year in a row, an OUP title has been awarded the Wolfson Prize for History, with Professor David Abulafia receiving the £40,000 grand prize for The Boundless Sea.

OUP enters partnership with LGBTQ+  rights charity Stonewall

OUP enters partnership with LGBTQ+ rights charity Stonewall

19 June 2020

We are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Stonewall—Europe’s largest LGBTQ+ rights charity.

New toolkit aims to support students’ mental health and wellbeing

New toolkit aims to support students’ mental health and wellbeing

12 June 2020

Our new online toolkit aims to support university students in positively managing their mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing.

Oxford Children’s Word of the Year 2020 is Coronavirus

Oxford Children’s Word of the Year 2020 is Coronavirus

10 June 2020

We have announced ‘Coronavirus’ as Children’s Word of the Year 2020, following its prevalence in story submissions to the BBC Radio 2 500 Words writing competition.

OUP agrees new Read & Publish deal in China

OUP agrees new Read & Publish deal in China

03 June 2020

We are pleased to announce a new Read & Publish agreement with the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

OUP and CUP publish report on the use of monographs in a digital environment

OUP and CUP publish report on the use of monographs in a digital environment

01 June 2020

We have worked with CUP to publish new report Researcher’s perspectives on the purpose and value of the monograph: Using and engaging with monographs in a digital environment.

Continuing to support customers during lockdown

Continuing to support customers during lockdown

28 May 2020

How our global Customer Services team adapted to new ways of working, so that they could continue to provide support to our customers during lockdown.

Recognizing the importance of our managers through COVID-19

Recognizing the importance of our managers through COVID-19

22 May 2020

We are pleased to have launched two new employee learning modules, designed to support our managers during the coronavirus pandemic—Online Management Essentials and Leading through Crisis.

Update from Nigel Portwood: May 2020

Update from Nigel Portwood: May 2020

15 May 2020

OUP's Chief Executive Nigel Portwood gives a further update on our response to the coronavirus outbreak.

OUP releases second free e-picture book to support children during the pandemic

OUP releases second free e-picture book to support children during the pandemic

13 May 2020

We have released a free e-picture book to support children who are finding the lockdown difficult.

OUP title wins Pulitzer Prize for second consecutive year

OUP title wins Pulitzer Prize for second consecutive year

10 May 2020

Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America by W. Caleb McDaniel is the winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in History.

OUP releases free e-book to ease children’s coronavirus worries

OUP releases free e-book to ease children’s coronavirus worries

07 May 2020

We have released free e-picture book Everybody Worries for children who are feeling anxious about coronavirus.

 Meet our People: Natalie Catchpole

Meet our People: Natalie Catchpole

04 May 2020

Natalie speaks to us about how she is staying connected to her colleagues and spreading positivity through mindfulness and creativity.

Working and living through the C-19 outbreak: learning from colleagues in China

Working and living through the C-19 outbreak: learning from colleagues in China

08 April 2020

Weizhen shares her experience of our China office closure, the challenges of working from home, and what it feels like to begin the journey back towards normality.

Meet our people: Nicola Weideling

Meet our people: Nicola Weideling

27 March 2020

Nicola speaks to us about how she manages as a remote worker.

COVID-19: a note from Nigel Portwood, CEO, Oxford University Press

COVID-19: a note from Nigel Portwood, CEO, Oxford University Press

25 March 2020

OUP's Chief Executive on how we are addressing the coronavirus crisis.

Supporting communities through COVID-19

Supporting communities through COVID-19

17 March 2020

We are committed to supporting our customers and communities through the COVID-19 crisis, and ensuring education and research can continue on.

International Women’s Day at OUP

International Women’s Day at OUP

06 March 2020

For International Women’s Day, we asked some of our wonderful people how they support or empower other women through their work.

Meet our people: Raheela Baqai

Meet our people: Raheela Baqai

04 March 2020

Raheela, Marketing Director for OUP Pakistan, shares her experieneces of career progression, female empowerment, and organizing one of Pakistan's biggest literature festivals.

Meet our people: Cécile Jenkins

Meet our people: Cécile Jenkins

03 March 2020

Cécile, Head of Internal Group Communications at OUP, shares her career story and the importance of female empowerment.

Working with Book Aid to bring books to refugee camps

Working with Book Aid to bring books to refugee camps

21 February 2020

We are delighted to have received feedback from Book Aid on the impact of our support for a project to ship brand new books to refugee camps across Polykastro, Athens, Thessaloniki and Lesvos.

OUP sees decrease in gender pay gap

OUP sees decrease in gender pay gap

13 February 2020

We have released our UK gender pay gap report for the financial year ending March 2019, which shows a decrease since last year.

OUP to develop PISA 2024 Science Framework

OUP to develop PISA 2024 Science Framework

03 February 2020

We are delighted to have won a competitive tender by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to develop the Science Framework for PISA 2024.

'Samvidhaan' announced as Oxford Hindi Word of the Year 2019

28 January 2020

We have announced 'Samvidhaan' (which translates to 'Constituion') as our Hindi Word of the Year 2019.

International Volunteer Day at OUP

International Volunteer Day at OUP

09 December 2019

On Thursday 5 December for International Volunteer Day, we celebrated our first employee volunteering fair.

Word of the Year 2019 is Climate Emergency

Word of the Year 2019 is Climate Emergency

21 November 2019

We have announced Word of the Year as climate emergency—a situation needing urgent action to reduce or halt climate change and avoid potentially irreversible environmental damage resulting from it.

Celebrating 60 years of The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren

Celebrating 60 years of The Lore and Language of Schoolchildren

20 November 2019

We recently hosted a half-day conference in our Oxford office, to celebrate 60 years of the OUP title first published in November 1959.

Work in Publishing Week

Work in Publishing Week

18 November 2019

18 -24 November is Work in Publishing Week—a UK campaign from The Publishers Association designed to ‘inspire young people aged 14-24 to pursue a career in publishing’.

Collaborating with local businesses to support disadvantaged children

Collaborating with local businesses to support disadvantaged children

05 November 2019

A team of around 40 OUP employees spent the morning building bikes to help children whose parents are in prison.

OUP named as one of the best companies to work for in Spain

OUP named as one of the best companies to work for in Spain

20 October 2019

We are delighted that OUP has appeared in Actualidad Económica’s 100 best companies to work for in Spain for the second year running.

OED update or fake news?

OED update or fake news?

14 October 2019

The Oxford English Dictionary has announced its latest update which includes ‘fake news’, ‘omnishambles’, and a collection of Star Wars terms.

Biff, Chip and Kipper to become CBeebies show

Biff, Chip and Kipper to become CBeebies show

11 October 2019

We are delighted that our bestselling reading scheme Oxford Reading Tree (ORT) is to become a CBeebies series next year.

Supporting mental health awareness at OUP

Supporting mental health awareness at OUP

10 October 2019

OUP colleagues around the world have been carrying out activities to support wellbeing and mental health throughout September and October.

Researchers’ perspectives on the purpose and value of the monograph

Researchers’ perspectives on the purpose and value of the monograph

04 October 2019

We have collaborated with Cambridge University Press on research that asks how our authors, readers, and researchers see the monograph.

First OUP careers fair supports employee development

First OUP careers fair supports employee development

01 October 2019

On 30 September we held the first internal careers fair for employees at our Oxford office.

OUP recognized for collaboration with China’s biggest foreign-language publisher

OUP recognized for collaboration with China’s biggest foreign-language publisher

29 September 2019

We are delighted to have received an award for Outstanding Collaboration from China’s largest foreign-language publisher, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (FLTRP).

OUP combines two education divisions

OUP combines two education divisions

20 September 2019

We are pleased to announce we are bringing Oxford Education and Asia Education into one new business operating across the world.

OUP joins Liulishuo for China Rural Teachers Support Plan

OUP joins Liulishuo for China Rural Teachers Support Plan

17 September 2019

We havecollaborated with the Corporate Social Responsibility team at AI company Liulishuo, on their Rural Teachers Support Plan.

OUP retains Secondary Publisher of the Year in Australia

OUP retains Secondary Publisher of the Year in Australia

11 September 2019

We are proud to have retained our place as Secondary Publisher of the Year at the Educational Publishing Awards Australia 2019

Meet our people: Arthur Baker

Meet our people: Arthur Baker

02 September 2019

Arthur, Managing Director of OUP Australia and New Zealand, talks about his typical day at OUP

Bringing the art of bookmaking to all

Bringing the art of bookmaking to all

26 August 2019

This summer, we were delighted to host an interactive ‘Art of Bookmaking’ session at Karachi’s Deaf Reach school.

Finding the words

Finding the words

20 August 2019

Amanda Wood is Director of Business Integration in OUP’s Academic Division and founded our Befriender Network in the UK.

Meet our people: Calliste Lelliot

Meet our people: Calliste Lelliot

15 August 2019

Calliste is Head of Platforms and Content Operations for our Oxford Education division.

Supporting the education of refugees in Leicester

Supporting the education of refugees in Leicester

15 August 2019

We are pleased to have donated more than 60 graded readers to the University of Leicester to support the education of refugees and asylum seekers within its community.

Bringing government style into the digital age

Bringing government style into the digital age

06 August 2019

We are collaborating with the Australian National Dictionary Centre to update the Australian Government’s Style Manual and make it more relevant for the digital age.

Vocabulary building with Oxford Dictionary Week

Vocabulary building with Oxford Dictionary Week

01 August 2019

Oxford Dictionary Week aimed to promote the importance and usage of dictionaries among young people and improve their vocabulary-building skills.

Meet our people: James Kiarie

Meet our people: James Kiarie

25 July 2019

James is a Business Unit IT Manager at our Kenya office.

Meet our people: Carmen Gould

Meet our people: Carmen Gould

18 July 2019

Carmen is the Marketing and Customer Experience Director at OUP Australia and New Zealand (OUP ANZ).

Understanding and unpicking unconscious bias

Understanding and unpicking unconscious bias

15 July 2019

OUP recently welcomed writer, broadcaster, and award-winning social advocate, Yassmin Abdel-Magied, to hold a talk on unconscious bias for employees.

Meet our people: Michael Dela Cruz

Meet our people: Michael Dela Cruz

12 July 2019

Michael is an Ethics and Compliance Advisor based in our New York office.

Empowering our people through diversity and inclusion

Empowering our people through diversity and inclusion

08 July 2019

This year, we launched a range of initiatives designed to foster a diverse and inclusive culture at OUP.

Law Teacher of the Year 2019

Law Teacher of the Year 2019

05 July 2019

Sabrina Germain of City from University of London has been named Law Teacher of the Year.

Growth and investment at OUP in 2018/19

Growth and investment at OUP in 2018/19

04 July 2019

We are pleased to have released our 2018/19 Annual Report.

Two new Directors join OUP HR team

Two new Directors join OUP HR team

03 July 2019

We are pleased to have appointed key new members to our Group HR team.

Extending our mission through employee volunteering

Extending our mission through employee volunteering

21 June 2019

Members of OUP’s Group Communications team based in Oxford recently spent an afternoon volunteering for local charity African Hospital Libraries.

Meet our people: Chantal Gewers

Meet our people: Chantal Gewers

19 June 2019

Chantal is our Senior Ethics and Compliance Manager.

Children’s Word of the Year is……Brexit

Children’s Word of the Year is……Brexit

11 June 2019

Following analysis of short story entries in this year’s BBC Radio 2 500 Words competition, we have announced ‘Brexit’ as Children’s Word of the Year.

Addressing maths anxiety in the UK

Addressing maths anxiety in the UK

16 May 2019

On 15 May we championed the National Numeracy Challenge in support of National Numeracy Day and our commitment to dispelling negative associations with maths.

Meet our people: Hannah Turner Wright

Meet our people: Hannah Turner Wright

10 May 2019

Hannah is a Senior Marketing Manager for Oxford Dictionaries, and is based at our Oxford office.

OUP book wins Pulitzer prize

OUP book wins Pulitzer prize

17 April 2019

We are delighted that the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Biography has been awarded to OUP author Jeffrey C. Stewart, for his Oxford title The New Negro.

OUP Gender Pay Report released for 2017/18

OUP Gender Pay Report released for 2017/18

21 March 2019

We have released our UK Gender Pay Gap Report for the financial year ending March 2018, in line with UK government regulations.

New OUP book captures storytelling’s naughty words

New OUP book captures storytelling’s naughty words

07 March 2019

We have collated the cheekiest words used by the world’s number one storyteller and published them in Roald Dahl’s Rotsome & Repulsant Words.

The importance of the mother tongue in EMI

The importance of the mother tongue in EMI

01 February 2019

We recently published The role of the first language in English Medium Instruction, which highlights future directions for teaching English in countries where it is not the first language.

500 Words 2019 launches

500 Words 2019 launches

29 January 2019

We have joined forces with BBC Radio 2, to launch the 500 Words children’s short-story writing competition for 2019.

Nari Shakti announced as Hindi Word of the Year

Nari Shakti announced as Hindi Word of the Year

27 January 2019

Oxford Dictionaries has announced Hindi Word of the Year 2019 as ‘Nari Shakti’, a term used to symbolize women taking charge of their own lives.

Bringing English language learning to life with AR

Bringing English language learning to life with AR

24 January 2019

We are delighted to announce that we have entered into an agreement with MXR International, who specialize in augmented reality solutions for education.

Meet our people: Daisy Rono

Meet our people: Daisy Rono

18 December 2018

Daisy is our Marketing & Communications Manager at OUP East Africa (OUPEA), and represented Kenya in the Global Youth Leaders (GYL) program in Canada.

Tackling the aftermath of Hurricane María

Tackling the aftermath of Hurricane María

10 December 2018

A translation deal of one of our titles will facilitate the training of healthcare specialists in Puerto Rico, to tackle the emotional effects of Hurricane María in 2017.

Meet our people: Fabiana Pellegrino

Meet our people: Fabiana Pellegrino

30 November 2018

Fabiana, a Sales Support & Control Analyst for our English Language Teaching division in Brazil, shares what it’s like to work in her role.

‘Creativity’ leads Australian schoolyard prose in 2018

‘Creativity’ leads Australian schoolyard prose in 2018

22 November 2018

We have announced ‘Creativity’ as Australian Children’s Word of the Year 2018, following a national writing competition.

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.

Learning English with virtual reality

Learning English with virtual reality

18 October 2018

We have collaborated with VictoryVR on a new virtual reality product for Mandarin speakers looking to learn English in a real-world setting.

Supporting World Mental Health Day

Supporting World Mental Health Day

15 October 2018

On World Mental Health Day employees at our Melbourne office in Australia held events to raise funds for ReachOut Australia.

Meet our people: Martin Barron

Meet our people: Martin Barron

12 October 2018

Martin, Reprints Team Leader in our English Language Teaching (ELT) division, just celebrated a milestone at OUP.

OUP China-Hong Kong certified by the Good Employer Charter

OUP China-Hong Kong certified by the Good Employer Charter

09 October 2018

We are delighted that OUP China-Hong Kong has been recognized for fostering a good employer-employee relationship and culture.

Bringing Dora the Explorer to classrooms worldwide

Bringing Dora the Explorer to classrooms worldwide

02 October 2018

We are pleased to announce that we have entered into a global agreement with Viacom/Nickelodeon Consumer Products.

OUP remains Australia

OUP remains Australia's Secondary Publisher of the Year

27 September 2018

We are delighted to have retained our title of Secondary Publisher of the Year at this year’s Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAAs).

Sadie Visick to lead OxfordAQA

Sadie Visick to lead OxfordAQA

18 September 2018

We are pleased to announce that Sadie Visick has been appointed as Managing Director of Oxford International AQA Examinations (OxfordAQA).

Reading and feeding in Cary

Reading and feeding in Cary

14 September 2018

Last month, our Cary team in North Carolina spent a day volunteering for local literacy charity Read and Feed.

Celebrating learners in Karachi

Celebrating learners in Karachi

11 September 2018

On 5 September, teachers and students from around Karachi came together to attend a joint awards ceremony at our office there, as part of Oxford Teachers’ Academy (OTA) and Oxford Big Read (OBR).

New partnership with Edify

New partnership with Edify

20 August 2018

We are happy to announce that we have entered into an agreement with Auckland based Educational Publishing and Distribution Company Edify.

OUP and ICCA National Mooting Competition 2018

OUP and ICCA National Mooting Competition 2018

20 July 2018

Last month saw the final of the OUP and ICCA National Mooting Competition 2017-18.

A strong year in Academic publishing

A strong year in Academic publishing

05 July 2018

We have released our 2017/18 Annual Report, showing that we came close to equalling the strong trading performance of last year.

Fathima Dada joins OUP as Oxford Education MD

Fathima Dada joins OUP as Oxford Education MD

04 July 2018

We are pleased to announce we have appointed Fathima Dada as the new Managing Director of Oxford Education.

Law Teacher of the Year 2018

Law Teacher of the Year 2018

27 June 2018

Lydia Bleasdale of the University of Leeds has been named Law Teacher of the Year at our Celebrating Excellence in Law Teaching conference.

Supporting refugees to learn English

Supporting refugees to learn English

20 June 2018

We are pleased to have established a new partnership with Soutien Belge Overseas (SBO).

Children’s Word of the Year 2018 is……

Children’s Word of the Year 2018 is……

06 June 2018

After analysing 134,790 short stories submitted since January, we have announced ‘plastic’ as Children’s Word of the year 2018.

Real learning, virtual adventures

Real learning, virtual adventures

03 June 2018

We are pleased to have collaborated with Google Expeditions to provide content for their new augmented reality app that launched this month.

Oxford STAR launches in India

Oxford STAR launches in India

07 May 2018

We are happy to announce that OUP India launched a new assessment solution, Oxford STAR, at an event in Chennai.

New HR Director appointed

New HR Director appointed

30 April 2018

We are delighted to announce we have appointed Lesley Sommerville, Global HR Director at Informa Plc, as our new Group HR Director.

Happy 90th birthday to the Oxford English Dictionary

Happy 90th birthday to the Oxford English Dictionary

26 April 2018

BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans Show has launched the Oxford English Dictionary’s (OED) 90th birthday celebrations.

Ameena Saiyid awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz

Ameena Saiyid awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz

19 April 2018

Ameena Saiyid OBE, Chair of OUP Pakistan, has been awarded the Sitara-e-Imtiaz (Star of Distinction) .

Closing the word gap

Closing the word gap

18 April 2018

Today we announce the findings of our recent educational research into the vocabulary levels of primary and secondary school children around the UK.

Our UK Gender Pay Gap Report

Our UK Gender Pay Gap Report

29 March 2018

We have released our UK gender pay gap report, revealing a median pay gap of 12.6 per cent, and a mean pay gap of 24.1 per cent.

Rebuilding lives and literacy in Mosul

Rebuilding lives and literacy in Mosul

13 March 2018

Book Aid International has announced that more than 7,000 brand new books donated by UK publishers, including OUP, have arrived in Mosul, Iraq.

Helping the homeless

Helping the homeless

06 March 2018

Homelessness charity Crisis visited our Oxford office to talk to OUP employees about their work helping the homeless.

A book for every child

A book for every child

01 February 2018

We are delighted to have been able to support SEQIP—the Kenyan government’s plan to improve the country’s educational outcomes.

Hindi Word of the Year is… aadhaar!

Hindi Word of the Year is… aadhaar!

30 January 2018

In November 2017, we announced our search for a Hindi Word of The Year, calling on speakers of the language to help choose a word that captures the prevailing ideas, attitudes, and concerns of 2017.

Collaboration for academic access

Collaboration for academic access

23 January 2018

We are pleased to announce that we have joined the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC).

Improving children’s language skills

Improving children’s language skills

18 January 2018

We are happy to announce that we are the new publishing partner for the Nuffield Foundation’s Nuffield Early Language Intervention.

500 WORDS competition launches to find 2018’s Children’s Word of the Year

500 WORDS competition launches to find 2018’s Children’s Word of the Year

15 January 2018

We have teamed up with BBC Radio 2's 500 WORDS story competition for a seventh year.