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Is there a role for grammar in a modern English curriculum? (Public Seminar) Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

With Professor Debra Myhill, Associate Dean for Research: SSIS, Graduate School of Education, University of Exeter. This is an Oxford University Department of Education Public Seminar, convened by Dr Ian Thompson, and will take place from 17.00-18.30 on Monday 22nd October in Seminar Room A. Abstract: In the light of current government plans to revise […]

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Invited Symposium on GCSE mathematics reform Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

The Advisory Committee on Mathematics Education (ACME) and OUCEA are jointly holding an invited symposium on GCSE mathematics reform, on 26th October. This symposium will be a forum for the presentation and discussion of research and policy relevant to the proposed GCSE Mathematics reforms. These include five-year franchise arrangements for the delivery of GCSE Mathematics, […]

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New DPhil students Monday, October 8th, 2012

We would like to welcome two new DPhil students to OUCEA: Carol Brown and Agni Paramita begin their studies on 8th October.

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Invited Symposium on A-level reform Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

On 4th September, OUCEA held an invited symposium on A-level reform. Participants represented assessment practitioners, researchers and policy-makers. Professor Baird intends to submit a response to the Ofqual consultation on A-level reform, which will include some of the research findings presented at the symposium. For more information on the symposium and to read related articles, […]

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So tell me what you want: a comparison of FE college and other post-16 students’ aspirations Monday, August 13th, 2012

Jo-Anne Baird (OUCEA), Jo Rose (University of Bristol) and Alison McWhirter (Institute of Education, University of London) have had an article published in Research in Post-Compulsory Education. The title is “So tell me what you want: a comparison of FE college and other post-16 students’ aspirations” and the article is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13596748.2012.700095.

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