Start the new academic year with Oxford Professional Development!

Hello everyone and welcome back to the Oxford Professional Development Site! We hope you all had a fantastic holiday and got some much deserved rest! As you head back to your classrooms and whiteboards for the new academic year, remember to bring Oxford Professional Development with you. Whilst you have been preparing lesson plans for the coming year, we have been working behind the scenes to prepare an exciting teacher training calendar full of webinars, seminars and online courses. Don’t worry – we’ll keep you up-to-date on all our events right here on the Oxford Professional Development site!

First on the calendar this year are our Oxford Make the Most online courses! Whether you are using a new coursebook, looking for new ideas or just something to refresh your memory we have an online course for you! We’ll help you ease into the new year with our specially designed, interactive and easy-to-use courses. Register now to discover what’s hidden in Great Explorers, how to put the ‘P’ into phonics or how to get your hands dirty in Arts & Crafts!

 Registration for 2014-2015 Oxford Make the Most courses is now open -
click here for more information and to register.
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Oxford Seminars for Private Language Schools in Valencia

shaping learning togehterCalling all teachers at Private Language Schools: Don’t miss out on Oxford Seminars specifically for you! Duncan Bennett and Robin Walker will be traveling to Valencia on the 16th of September. Please join us to hear about education as a collaborative effort hinging necessarily on teachers, learners and experts, as well as ways to get your students talking up a storm – in English! Click here for programme information, or click here to reserve your spot today!

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Thank you for attending the 2014 Oxford Teacher Training sessions!

Dear teachers,

We can’t thank you enough for making the effort to join us at our many different Teacher Training events this Spring – from Oxford Meet the Authors, to Oxford Seminars and OxfordCLIL Congresses, you were there, even on Friday evenings and Saturday mornings! It was a pleasure meeting new teachers and also catching up with old friends while singing in workshops, relaxing during the coffee breaks and learning new tips for the classroom!

We want to remind you that we would LOVE to get your feedback about the events so that we can cater our training to your needs in the future. After all, YOU are the reason we provide Teacher Training services! Click the event you attended below to fill out a brief questionnaire:

Oxford Meet the Authors for Pre-Primary and Primary Education
Oxford Seminars for Secondary Education

Finally, if you’re looking for resources from the event you attended – like speaker powerpoint presentations or handouts – click on your event located in the “Teacher Training Events” tab on the menu bar.

We look forward to hearing back from you, and to seeing you again next year!

Kind regards,


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Final webinars for the 13 – 14 academic year

The end of another academic year is almost upon us once again, but before it’s time for the summer holiday we are offering two more exciting webinars with OUP authors. We hope you’ll join us on the 21st of May for Robin Walker’s webinar for Secondary teachers: Make no mistake, to learn about if, when and how to correct our students’ errors in class. If you’re a Primary teacher, then Katherine Bilsborough’s webinar on the 29th of May about helping our students learn through games is just for you!

Whether you’re new to webinars, or a qualified expert, we look forward to seeing you soon for the last webinars of the academic year!


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Promotional course fee: OUP-UDIMA courses

Thank you to everyone who has shown interest in the OUP – UDIMA online courses!


It’s been very exciting for us to see the enthusiasm about this new collaborative endeavor. In light of this, OUP and UDIMA have decided to extend the registration period until 28th March and offer a promotional course fee of €200*! The courses will now begin on 31st March and run until 29th June. We hope that this special offer will allow for even more teachers to be able to participate. We look forward to kicking off the courses with you on 31st March.

For more information about these courses, and to register, please click here.

*If you have already paid the full 500€ you will receive a refund of 300€ in your account.
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Oxford Meet the Authors 2014

We’re happy to anounceMeet the Authors that it’s that time of year when we get the chance to visit you in your region to offer training sessions with renowned OUP authors! It’s the perfect opportunity to hear from the authors of your course books, and to meet with other teachers to share ideas and inspiration, gather classroom activities and learn about the latest educational tendencies.

For your convenience, Pre-Primary and Primary dates & locations are now available.

Click here to register today for a Meet the Authors event near you!
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OUPE offers online courses with UDIMA

We have excitinOUP_UDIMAg news! We have just signed a collaboration agreement with UDIMA in order to offer three different online courses for bilingual teachers: Curso Especialista en Metodología Bilingüe para Educación Primaria, Curso especialista en Metodología Bilingüe para Educación Infantil, Curso especialista en Metodología Bilingüe para Educación Secundaria. Each course is 150 hours and 6 ECTS credits, with a cost of 500€. Courses run for three months from 17th March to 20th June, 2014. We hope you join us in this new professional development endeavor! Click here to register now!

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