Teaching at Oxford in 2021-22

Oxford encourages a flexible and inclusive approach to teaching. This approach reflects the high-quality, personalised education that is our hallmark.

What does teaching look like this academic year? 

The University recently announced a move to Business Continuity Planning Level 0

This follows the updated guidance on teaching and assessment for departments on teaching and assessment plans for the remainder of the 2021-22 academic year (SSO required), published by Education Steering Group in late January. 

The guidance states that, in the absence of any new national or local restrictions, departments should plan teaching for the remainder of the academic year with no COVID-19 restrictions on in-person teaching. 

 Teaching should normally be in person, unless a remote component is part of the course design, or where departments seek to retain elements of online learning which students value as inclusive.  

Exceptions can be put in place: 

  • for those who are considered clinically extremely vulnerable 
  • when accounting for staff and student illness or self-isolation 
  • or in poorly ventilated areas. 

Find out more 

Find out about teaching and assessment support and guidance available to you in Trinity term 2022, and what flexible and inclusive teaching and learning might look like for you and your students. You can also follow the links below for more guidance and resources from the Centre for Teaching and Learning. 

You can also find up-to-date information on the University’s COVID-19 website, and on the Academic Support website.  

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