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Admissions and Life at the School, Faculty

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Connect your research to your teaching for greater impact

While your research and teaching may feel like distinct activities in your academic career, you can use the case method to mutually enhance the two areas and further your impact in the public policy world.

by × 05 May 2021 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, Faculty

Karthik Ramanna

Top five tips for effective case teaching

Some simple, easy-to-implement tips that will help those who are new to the case method make the most out of case teaching.

by × 19 April 2021 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, Faculty

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Managing a case study discussion in class

To ensure students experience a productive learning environment, instructors must carefully manage the discussion. During the discussion, the instructor leads the class through different phases, often called “pastures.” Typically, pastures have one of four aims: exploration, where the class delves into the key tension of the case study; analysis, where […]

by × 15 March 2021 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, Faculty

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Why use the case method in public policy teaching?

Public policy leaders have to make difficult decisions on a daily basis. In a model environment, where outcomes are certain and time unlimited, they would choose a course of action based on a thorough evaluation of both evidence and ethics. But the model environment does not exist. Policymakers often must […]

by × 18 February 2021 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, Staff

London, UK - 9th November, 2011:  Two London policemen standing by the roadside during a demonstration being held in Central London. Their motorcycle colleagues are positioned in the background.

Exploring public leadership in the BLM era: a case study on stop and search

Last year, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement focused global attention on the deep-seated challenges of racism and police violence in Black communities, with activists around the world advocating for racial justice on an unprecedented scale. This is a major challenge of our time – one that demands the attention […]

by × 06 January 2021 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, Faculty

Delivering learning excellence under lockdown: how the Oxford MPP continues to innovate

Delivering learning excellence under lockdown: how the Oxford MPP continues to innovate

Even in ‘normal’ times, there’s nothing ordinary about the pace of innovation at the Blavatnik School. This was a school created to take on some of the biggest public policy challenges of our time, including climate change, inequality, extremism and corruption. So, when the COVID-19 crisis hit, it wasn’t surprising […]

by × 01 May 2020 ×

Governance, cooperation and law, Staff

Why tax policies have to change in the next two decades and what it means for the sustainability of public finance

Why tax policies have to change in the next two decades and what it means for the sustainability of public finance

“Taxation is a complex technical issue, but that hasn’t stopped the Blavatnik School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) students from rolling up their sleeves and getting down to the business of considering structural tax reform,” says Professor Karthik Ramanna, director of the MPP and co-author of the Future of Taxation […]

by × 17 December 2019 ×