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Supporting evaluation and use of evidence in Oldham

The Opportunity Area have today announced the successful Oldham Insight School, alongside the announcement from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) of a new Associate Research School. This shows Oldham’s investment and commitment to using evidence and evaluation to inform practice. The two organisations will work together and with the wider Opportunity Area programme. They will […]

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The Oldham Insight School is born

We are delighted to announce the creation of the Oldham Insight School! The Oldham Insight School aims to provide Oldham’s school leaders and teachers with practical findings from some of the Opportunity Area (OA) projects. The research they publish will help inform schools about what parts of the OA projects they can use and how. […]

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Event: Maths Mastery readiness and training

26 June 2019 from 9am-12pm at Earl Mill, Dowry Street, Oldham, OL8 2PF. This summer, Northern Alliance Teaching School are hosting a free maths mastery training event in partnership with the National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics (NCETM) and Maths Hubs.  The event is for primary teachers and head teachers.  Come along […]

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Event: Oldham aspirant school leaders

Despite continuing challenges and levels of accountability, school leadership remains a vibrant, life fulfilling role. Areas like Oldham need even more great leaders, and secondary, primary and special schools in Oldham are working closely with each other to promote a greater sense of ambition and optimism amongst the workforce and make leadership of learning in […]

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Technical Education comes to Oldham

At the Opportunity Area (OA) Partnership Board meeting in April, we learned about plans to set up our exciting new technical education offer. Developments in technical education will open up a world of opportunities to young people and provide additional ways to progress into careers or higher education.  Apprenticeships are already offered in Oldham and […]