Textbooks are 'old hat', hears PA’s educational conference

Textbooks are 'old hat', hears PA’s educational conference

The declining use of textbooks, curriculum reform and how best to respond to tightening school budgets were the hot topics at the annual PA BESA Educational Publishing Conference, held on Wednesday (29th November).

The event, taking place at Prospero House in London's Borough, saw discussion from policy makers, schools and publishers including Hodder Education, Cambridge University Press and Oxford University Press, on how best to navigate budgetary constraints and get learning resources into schools.

With physical textbooks more likely to be axed by squeezed schools looking to save costs...

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