The Cambridge Approach to Textbooks

The Cambridge Approach to Textbooks

Thank you to all who attended, watched and contributed to the discussion surrounding the launch by Tim Oates CBE of the Cambridge Approach to Textbooks. In 2014 Tim gave a policy speech where he theorised what the challenges and requirements were. Two years on and these Principles are delivering the practical outcome of this theorising. Did you miss the footage? You can watch the highlights video to get a taste of the seminar, read delegate views and watch the presentations in full on this page.

Historical context

Speaker Professor David Lambert

Setting the scene for discussion Professor David Lambert looked at the importance of books in the historical context.

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An international context

Speakers from the International context - panel discussion

Our research looked at the international context. Hear how textbooks and learning resources are used successfully in some jurisdictions.

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The Cambridge Approach

Tim Oates CBE delivering talk about The Cambridge Apporach to Textbooks

The Cambridge Approach is a set of principles for designing high-quality textbooks and resource materials, a practical outcome following our call for improvement.

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Audience views

The strange death of the English textbook

Simon Lebus, Group Chief Executive of Cambridge Assessment, looks ahead to the launch of the 'Cambridge Approach to Textbooks' with an overview of the research at the heart of the campaign to restore the primacy of textbooks in our education system and the background to their demise.

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The Cambridge Approach to Textbooks

Principles for designing high-quality textbooks and resource materials

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