Oxford has a huge win at the 2014 Educational Publishing Awards Australia

The 21st Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAAs) were held at the State Library in Melbourne on Wednesday 17 September. Organised by the Australian Publishers Association, the EPAAs celebrate excellence in educational publishing and exemplify the work publishers devote to producing world-class educational resources. More than ever before, they also showcase innovative development and delivery of digital content.

Oxford University Press EPAA winning titlesOxford University Press Australia went into the awards ceremony with 17 shortlisted titles – many more than any of our (larger) competitors and we didn’t disappoint on the night. Category after category it was Oxford’s name that was called across Primary, Secondary and Higher Education as we claimed 9 wins, 2 high commendations and 2 commendations. And to top it all off, the overall winner was Oxford Literacy Assess, about which the judges said: ‘Appealing benchmark readers, clean design, academic rigour in research and trialling and innovative digital tools allowing seamless application combine to create a system of substance. Oxford Literacy Assess with its important aim of monitoring young students’ reading progress over time impressed the combined judging panel.’

Details of Oxford’s winning, highly commended and shortlisted titles in each category can be found below.

Oxford Literacy Assess

Overall Award for Excellence in Australian Educational Publishing
Oxford Literacy Assess
Primary: Teaching Resource
Category winner:
Oxford Literacy Assess
Primary: Outstanding Digital Resource
Oxford Literacy Assess

Oxford Australian Curriculum Atlas 3-4Primary: Reference Resource
Category winner:
Oxford Australian Curriculum Atlas and Professional Support Years 3-4
Shortlist: Primary Maths Handbook


Oxford Big Ideas Geography/ HistorySecondary: Student Resource – Junior
Category winner:
Oxford Big Ideas Geography│History
Commended: Oxford Insight History
Shortlist: Oxford Insight Science; Oxford English 4; Oxford Insight History


Oxford VCE Psychology

Secondary: Student Resource – Senior
Category winner:
Oxford VCE Psychology
Shortlist: Oxford Insight Mathematics General HSC; Oxford VCE Psychology


Curriculum and Assessment - OUPSecondary: Teaching Resource
Category winner:
Curriculum and Assessment
Highly commended: Grammar Matters


Communication for Business - OUPTertiary (wholly Australian): Teaching and Learning Resource
Category winner:
Communication for Business
Highly commended: Food, Nutrition and Health


Human Rights Under the Aus Constitution - OUPTertiary (wholly Australian): Scholarly Resource
Category Winner:
Human Rights Under the Constitution, 2e
Shortlisted: Journalism Ethics & Law


Tertiary (wholly Australian): Student Resource
Shortlisted: Indigenous Australians and Health

TAFE & Vocational Education: Teaching and Learning Resources
Commended: Read It Write It

A huge congratulations to everyone involved in developing our brilliant, benchmark-setting resources.

EPAA-catalogue-2014For more details on the winning titles click on the catalogue image.

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