Oxford resources shortlisted in Educational Publishing Australia Awards

Oxford resources have been resources shortlisted in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary categories of the Educational Publishing Awards Australia (EPAA). Organised by the Australian Publishers Association and sponsored by the Copyright Agency, the prestigious EPAAs recognise excellence and innovation within the educational publishing industry. We congratulate all who were involved in publishing the shortlisted resources across the […]

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Maths for Everyone: Why there is no such thing as a ‘maths person’

‘I’m not a maths person.’ That’s a statement you’ve all probably heard many times. However, the skills that students learn in mathematics are among the most practical taught in school. Mathematics underpins the world we live in and it teaches our children valuable problem-solving skills. Mathematics provides us with a language to explain much of […]

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Practical experience is crucial for improving teachers’ confidence

First published in EducationHQ By Janet Fellowes, co-author with Grace Oakley of Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education (OUP) and previous Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Edith Cowan University. A new edition of Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education is due to publish in September 2019. Classroom and student management is extremely important to student […]

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Girls are dropping out of sport – what can educators, parents and communities do about it?

Article first appeared in Education Review. By Teaching Health and Physical Education author Natalie McMaster There are a myriad of reasons why girls in Australia aged 15-17 may choose to quit sport. They may find that the values of sport participation are not meaningful for them. They may lack the necessary knowledge and skills to […]

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