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Producing the first Oxford Language Report: Highlighting the word gap

An insight into our work with Oxford University Press to produce the first Oxford Language Report.

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EdTech Guest blogs

Turn on the subtitles and let the magic happen!

Did you know that turning on the subtitles while children are watching television can double the chances of them becoming good at reading? We talked to the driver behind the Turn On The Subtitles campaign to find out about this brilliantly simple literacy project.

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EdTech Guest blogs

Part 2: The future of education and technology

In part two of this interview, Oriel Square Director, Sam Derby, sat down with Alix Robertson and Loic Menzies to ask what they see in the future of EdTech.

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Guest blogs Training

Teacher training: Putting the past behind us

Whatever training route is chosen, it needs trainees. A lack of graduates willing to become teachers has posed a threat to children’s education over the past few years and has become an important issue for the school sector. John Howson looks at teacher training, supply and retention in a post-Covid world.*

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EdTech

EdTech Insights: December briefing

In our EdTech Insights series, we will bring you articles and interviews from the front-lines of funders, entrepreneurs and leaders working to improve education. We’ll be talking all things EdTech – from investment and transaction trends to what works in content, policy and innovation, through to who’s who.

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Embracing cultural contexts in the Middle East and North Africa

Charlotte al-Qadi has spent over 15 years working in educational publishing for the MENA market. Whilst language from publishers in recent years has become less negative when briefing educational content for the region, there still remains an air of reluctance to think about cultural sensitivities.

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EdTech

Series launch: EdTech Insights from Oriel Square and EdTech Publik

EdTech Publik and Oriel Square are collaborating to bring the global education technology community closer together. We know that the fast-paced world of EdTech can be difficult to navigate and we want to help.

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Engaging schools and communities to support children’s learning

Ensuring that education objectives continue to be achieved both during and after the pandemic involves multiple stakeholders and diverse partnerships. With new educational needs arising, and the nature of roles changing for all involved, we turn again to the central question of accountability: how can we all work to ensure that children achieve their full learning potential?

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EdTech

EdTech, educators and engagement: lockdown’s technological legacy

As schools return, Hannie Kirkham looks at the future of tech in (and out of) the classroom. What will teachers take forward from their experience with tech during lockdown? Will the legacy of edtech in Covid-19 help teacher workload, improve engagement, reduce the gap and absenteeism? Or will it be back to business as usual?

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A-levels: 2021 and beyond

Education was already one of the stories of this strange, hot summer, doing well in an unusually crowded field; but the last week has pushed it to the top of the public agenda as rarely before. If the government has now done enough to contain the story as it affects GCSEs this week, we might […]