Mon 6 July 2015 to Fri 17 July 2015

International Publishing Summer School 2015

'Everything was perfect!  Please continue this summer school again and again!'.
Thankrit Khongjan, Thailand - a delegate on the 2014 Summer School

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University

The two-week, residential International Publishing Summer School will take place from 6th-17th July 2015 at Oxford Brookes University.

Who Is It for?

The programme is designed for those with experience in the industry from trade, academic, educational and professional backgrounds. You are likely to be a go-ahead entrepreneur within a small or large publishing company, eager to find out about the latest developments and thinking across the industry and keen to develop your strategic and decision-making skills.

Speakers include:

  • David Attwooll, MD of Attwooll Associates
  • Emma Barnes, MD of Snowbooks
  • Jonathan Glasspool, MD Bloomsbury Academic and Professional
  • Juliet Mabey, MD Oneworld Publications
  • C M Taylor, Author, ghostwriter and app maker
  • Richard Mollet, CEO of The Publishers Association
  • and a host of other top industry speakers.

See the page for the highly successful Summer School that was held in 2014.

Comments from delegates on the 2013 and 2014 International Publishing Summer School:

 ‘Well prepared...provided a clear overview of the industry and possible future directions.  it exceeded my expectations'.  Chris Gray, Freelance ELT author and ELT consultant, Hong Kong

 'Very good lecturers, well-prepared and easy-going...It gave me a full picture of publishing, the current issues and future developments'.  Wang Linlin, Higher Education Press, China

'The OICPS lecturers, the guest lecturers, and the course overall were all excellent'. Haseeb Irfanullah, INASP

‘I really liked the fact that I got an overview of all aspects of publishing - even the bits that were not directly relevant for my work.  There was a good mixture of lectures, activities and excursions.  I liked the small group size, enabling us to get to know each other very well'.  Georgina Hickey, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

‘The course was excellent value. It gave us a very good overview of all the subject areas and provided us with excellent case studies’. Jeff Iezzi, Cornelsen Schulverlage, Germany

'It was obvious that a lot of thinking and planning had gone into the course.  Every day was stimulating and gave me a lot of food for thought'.  Pooja Advani, Ratna Sagar Ltd, India

‘The course was well tailored to the groups' needs and wants and there was a great selection of speakers...all marvellous and engaging, with a wealth of knowledge'.  Eric Meredith, National Gallery of Australia

'The speakers were excellent and had a good sense of humour - they gave good insight into their areas.  I have gained a lot of insight into the digital aspects of publishing which I intend to apply to our work back home'.  Mary Edwards, Information, Documentation and Publications Department, Bank of Ghana