Tagged: education

Textbook case

Oh dear, here we go again. Minister, backed by expert, wins over-excited headlines in right-of-centre newspapers alleging that British education publishers are producing below standard... Read more

OCR exam board boosts diversity in English Literature texts

Exam board OCR has increased the diversity of its A-Level and GCSE English Literature syllabus, with new titles including Bernardine Evaristo’s Girl, Woman, Other (Hamish Hamilton). ... Read more

Oxford Children’s revamps its offer across trade and home learning

Products for children under the age of 11 are to be regrouped on OUP’s Oxford Children’s list, after a reassessment of its output across both... Read more

Lockdown learning helps education market rise as study guides’ sales surge

Though Nielsen has been unable to provide volume sales throughout the lockdown, the presence of multiple study guides in the bestseller lists points to a... Read more

Education publishers optimistic that goodwill from free resources will endure

With home learning a new and potentially long-lasting part of the education picture, a number of those in the sector believe their freeing of resources... Read more

CUP provides free resources to support students during coronavirus outbreak

Cambridge University Press is providing free access to books, research and learning materials for teachers, students and researchers impacted by the coronavirus.  Read more

Hodder withdraws sociology textbook over offensive statements

Hodder Education has withdrawn a GCSE sociology textbook from sale after concerns were raised that it contained a number of offensive statements about minority groups.... Read more

JS Group strikes deal with Salford university

The University of Salford has struck a partnership with learning resources provider Aspire Engage, a division of JS Group. Read more

Russian publishers protest over Prosveshenye 'dominance'

Leading Russian publishing houses have filed a petition to the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service, asking it to prevent the ever growing domination of Prosveshenye publishing... Read more

Pullman blasts government over status of arts in schools

Author Philip Pullman has said the UK is run by “philistines and barbarians” as government plans appear to reduce the status of arts subjects in... Read more

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