Kathy Sylva meets Hong Kong alumni

Monday, December 21st, 2015

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Hong Kong ‘Social Meetup’

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

12th September 2015 Six members, plus another Oxonian, joined this casual gathering: (from left to right) Boby Ching, Samuel Tsang, Fangtong Liu (Flora), Kwok Hung Pun (Jack), Steven S K Kwok, Jason (guest), Christopher Drake Farewell Reception for University of Oxford Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Hamilton in Hong Kong on 12 Sept 2015 Nine OES members […]

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OES launch in Romania – update

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

On the 3rd September 2015, the Romanian branch of the Oxford Education Society had its official launch during an event organized in partnership with the Department of Psychology and Educational Sciences at the University of Bucharest, with the support of the British Council in Romania. The event, ‘The University: between Research, Learning and Employability’ brought together experts […]

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Teaching English through football

Monday, August 10th, 2015

This summer Aston Villa Football Club coaches and Starspeaking, a language teaching start-up, successfully completed their first English/Football cross-curricular learning course in Italy. The course was designed to teach Italian children aged 7 to 16 the rules of the game and the language through a team-teaching and practical approach. Students learn as they play and […]

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An OES Boston event

Thursday, August 6th, 2015

On August 3, the Oxford Education Society and the Oxford Cambridge Society of New England hosted a panel and reception at the British Consulate in Boston, Massachusetts. Invited panellists included our very own Natalia Kucirkova, Lecturer in Developmental Psychology at the Open University, Professor Paul Harris, the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Education at the […]

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PGCE alum wins Teacher of the Year

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Simon Bayliss, a PGCE intern at OUDE from 2013-14 at Oxford Spires Academy, has won a Silver Teaching Award for Outstanding New Teacher of the Year in the Pearson Teaching Awards 2015. He teaches science at Oxford Spires Academy. Simon was shortlisted from thousands of nominations for being an inspirational biology teacher and tutor who […]

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OES PGCE Award 2015

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Congratulations to Mark Till, the winner of the OES PGCE award in 2015. Mark won the award for his highest scoring PDP assignment entitled “The growth mindset: a key to unlocking authentic Assessment for Learning?” He was presented with his award at the PGCE Garden Party on 25th June at Kellogg College.

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Hubert Ertl’s OES talk, Shanghai, 15 June 2015

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Hubert Ertl, the Department’s Associate Professor of Higher Education, gave a talk for members of OES at Shanghai Jiao Tong University on Convergence or divergence of research in education: findings from analysing journals of education in England, Germany, Europe and the USA The talk outlined findings from research Professor Ertl has conducted with colleagues at the […]

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The OES Hong Kong Lecture and Dinner on 15 June 2015

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Prof Ernesto Macaro, Professor of Applied Linguistics and Director of the University of Oxford Department of Education, delivered the ‘Joint Faculty of Education (HKU) & Oxford Education Society HK Lecture’ at The University of Hong Kong (HKU) in Hong Kong on 15 June 2015. His topic was ‘The teacher’s codeswitching and the learner’s developmental response: […]

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OES minds meeting in Vienna

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

On Friday 24th April, OES members and their guests met in beautiful Vienna on the occasion of the Oxford Alumni “Meeting Minds” Weekend in Europe. We met at the Welcome Reception in the sumptuous Festsaal of 19th Century gothic Rathaus to hear the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor open the proceedings for the weekend of lectures, walking […]

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The first OES French meeting

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Our first OES French meeting took place in a very picturesque crêperie/moulerie in St Germain en Laye, near Paris, on Tuesday 13th January. What a nice way to start off 2015 ! Four OES members attended. If I left Oxford a year and a half ago, our eldest member left before I was even born ! It […]

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New Country Champion for Romania

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Congratulations to Simona Iftimescu who has been appointed as the first OES Country Champion for Romania. Simona completed her MSc Education in the Department of Education in 2011 and is currently studying for her PhD at the University of Bucharest. We look forward to hearing about her activities on behalf of the OES in Romania. […]

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OES Hong Kong on the map!

Monday, January 26th, 2015

After a discussion between Steven S K Kwok, Country Champion for Hong Kong, and Ms. Victoria Lau, Senior Manager, University Relations at the University of Oxford China Office on 3 Dec 2014, Oxford China Office set up a webpage for our OES Hong Kong Branch, where we have been introducing OES and also OES Hong […]

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OES news from Massachusetts

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Elizabeth Guckenheimer is the OES Country Champion in the North-East of the USA and sends us this report of one of her activities there. My biggest and newest news is a partnership with Oxford Business Alumni (OBA) on an Oxford student internship programme. Here is the email announcement sent out yesterday: January 2015 – Oxford […]

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More news from Shenzhen

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

此新闻的中文版在这里下载 OES Country Champion of Southern China and president of the Oxford Alumni Society of Shenzhen Neo Zhang, was invited by the Bao An Middle School, a prestigious middle school in Guangdong province, China, to deliver a speech to share his interesting experiences at Oxford and in the UK as a whole. More than 700 […]

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OES MLT Prize-winner

Monday, January 5th, 2015

The winner of the Oxford Education Society’s MLT prize is David Oliver Marsh, graduate of the MSc Learning and Teaching course in 2014. David’s dissertation entitled Supporting year 8 with scientific diagram construction and use (subtitled Visual science: research into diagram use in science) achieved the highest mark in his cohort. In explaining his dissertation, […]

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