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Women in STEM

Creating gender balance in the science classroom

Oxford author and research fellow at Griffith University, Dr. Richard Walding reflects on the complexity of gender balance in the science classroom.

Discover key insights and research findings related to science learning.

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Not Just for the Boys

Not Just for the Boys: Why We Need More Women in Science by physicist Athene Donald, looks back at how society has historically excluded women from the scientific sphere and discourse, what progress has been made, and how more is still needed.

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Our research

Science education has seen significant changes over the past 25 years. Take a look at these highlights from Oxford.

Helen Silvester

Helen Silvester on science education

Explore the changing face of science education in Australia and the benefits of the STEAM approach for creating future-ready global citizens.

Hear from Oxford author and Learning Area Manager (Science) at the Australian Academy of Science, Helen Silvester.

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Webinars on demand

Watch our teacher webinars for a flexible way to keep you up-to-date with the latest research, pedagogical trends and practical teaching techniques to use in the classroom.

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STAV VCE Conference Series 2024

Oxford authors in the spotlight at STAV

Congratulations to our Oxford authors Carolyn Drenen (Chemistry) and Elizabeth Blaher-Lucas (Psychology) for presenting at the STAV VCE Conference Series 2024.

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Climate Change Challenge

Climate Change Challenge

Zoe Cokeliss Barsley, Director of Sustainability at Oxford University Press, is one of 14 influential thought-leaders, founders, and global entrepreneurs invited to judge The Burjeel Holdings Oxford Saïd Climate Change Challenge.

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Shaping science citizens

Shaping science citizens in the age of climate change

Young people today need to be prepared to apply scientific thinking skills to everyday decisions. In an article for the FE News website, OUP’s Director of Assessment Dave Leach discusses how our work on the new PISA Framework will help.

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Addressing the problems of tomorrow

Addressing the problems of tomorrow

Explore how IB DP Physics can help students gain climate science literacy during such a key time.

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Understanding the science of global warming and climate change

Understanding the science of global warming and climate change

Read about how IB DP Chemistry supports teachers and students as advocates of the fundamental need to safeguard the global environment.

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OUP and science

Through our content, we can make a difference to people and planet by raising awareness about social and environmental issues among learners worldwide. This is particularly important in science education.