Click the links below to watch video recordings of the various sessions that took place at the 'Academics in the Classroom' workshop on 15-16 August 2016. 

15 August:

Keynote: Prof Emma Smith (Professor of Shakespeare Studies, University of Oxford), '"It was a time of change": Historical Context and Shakespeare in the Classroom'

Roundtable: 'Reflections on Current English Outreach', with Dr Natasha Alden (Senior Lecturer, Aberystwyth University), Dr James Castell (Lecturer, Cardiff University), Dr Laura Varnam (College Lecturer, University of Oxford), and Michael Amess (Teacher of English, Hampstead School)

Panel: 'The New Curricula: Opportunities and Challenges', with Jane Adams (Head of Faculty English, The Barclay School), Dr Calum Mechie (Head of KS5 English, Brentford School for Girls), Dr Kate Ash-Irisarri (Honorary Research Fellow, University of Manchester), and Ushashi Dasgupta (Doctoral Researcher, University of Oxford)

Training Session: Dr Velda Elliott (Associate Professor of English and Literacy Education, University of Oxford), 'Active Pedagogies in the Sixth Form?'

Talk: Dr Gary Snapper (Educational Writer and Researcher), 'Mind the Gap: From A-level to University English – Experiences of Transition'

Case Study: Dr Nicholas Cole (Senior Research Fellow, University of Oxford), 'The "Hub School" Bridging Scheme'

16 August:

Roundtable: 'Working with External Organisations', with Eibhlish Fleming (National Outreach Manager, Globe Theatre), Dr Alex Whitfield (Learning and Digital Programmes Manager, British Library), Sue Newby (Learning Officer, Brontë Parsonage Museum), and Dr Eleanor Parker (columnist and blogger)

Case Study: Dr Andrea Macrae (Senior Lecturer in Stylistics, Oxford Brookes University) and Dr Marcello Giovanelli (Assistant Professor in English Education, University of Nottingham), ‘"The Definite Article" and "Integrating English"'

Keynote: Adrian Barlow (President of the English Association), 'The Community of English'

Forum: 'What Next?' (Chaired by Dr Catherine Redford)

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