The following resources offer targeted information for teachers and advisers about the University of Oxford and how to support your students who may be considering an Oxford course.
- Teachers' e-guide for guidance on how to support your students
- Teachers' e-newsletter for up-to-date information emailed directly to you
- Download the Prospectus and other resources
- Suggested reading and resources to share with your students as they prepare their applications
- Oxford and Cambridge: a guide to explain the similarities and differences
Oxford Education Deanery
The Oxford Education Deanery is a research-engaged professional learning partnership, which aims to draw on the expertise of University specialists to support Oxfordshire teachers and improve outcomes for pupils in Oxfordshire schools. The Deanery offers a number of opportunities for teachers to develop their practice through engagement in and with research. For more information please see www.educationdeanery.ox.ac.uk.
The University also offers free teaching materials via TESconnect: more than 100 resources for Key Stages 2-5. This includes a new series of free science podcasts, ‘Big Questions’, in which a selection of the University’s top researchers address important issues in science today. Organised in bite-sized chunks, these resources are ideal for encouraging Key Stage 4 and 5 students to explore and challenge the knowledge that surrounds these fascinating areas.
To support the new Computer Science component of the National Curriculum we offer a free educational program called 'The Turtle System', together with lesson plans and other teaching resources. For further details please see www.turtle.ox.ac.uk.
Oxford Mathematics Alphabet
The new Oxford Mathematics Alphabet starts with 'A is for Aperiodic Tiles' and 'B is for Bayesian Inference'. For details please see www.maths.ox.ac.uk/r/alphabet.
Oxford Sparks is a portal for engaging with a wealth of exciting science taking place across Oxford University. It has teaching resources for a range of science topics for Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. Details can be found at www.oxfordsparks.ox.ac.uk.