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Learning Platform - Oxford Uni. Has anyone's DC done these courses/classes?

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sandyballs Wed 19-Dec-12 09:33:53

DD, Year 7, has been asked to participate in an online master-class and I've been googling but not found much info on it really.

jennywren123 Wed 02-Jan-13 15:05:10

Oh, perhaps she has done it wrong. She did 50 words for the FOR argument and 50 words for the AGAINST argument. Oops!

zaz123456 Wed 02-Jan-13 18:38:52


My daughters school is paying for this, just wasnt sure of its purpose.

My daughter completed her test today, she beat yesterdays score, do they get a certificate for this?

She seems to be enjoying completing the units, but then she is competitive!!

ohfunnyhoneyface Wed 02-Jan-13 19:20:58

Yup they get a certificate awarded by Oxford University and the people marking/running the course are academics from Oxford uni.

I imagine it will look quite good when applying for college/uni later on.

sandyballs Wed 02-Jan-13 20:20:32

Maybe my DD has got it wrong Jenny, I'll check later.

jennywren123 Wed 02-Jan-13 21:41:30

Crikey, have you seen the reasoning subject for tomorrow's unit Sandy, Zaz? Euthanasia shock . Should prompt an interesting discussion.

sandyballs Wed 02-Jan-13 21:53:05

Blimey didnt see that! Wonder what DD will put down, shes very literal! It is interesting isn't it.

sandyballs Thu 03-Jan-13 10:58:54

You're right Jenny, they are supposed to do it twice. 50 words each time, for and against.

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