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An exciting new project to share our approach to digital learning

Opportunity Areas (OAs) are partnering with other regions to share some of the best practice that we have picked up over the course of the programme. For many places, teaching and learning using online methods has been a challenge during the COVID-19 period. Oldham OA, in partnership with Oldham Learning, is working with Tameside LA […]

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Free digital skills training from the Rio Ferdinand Foundation

Are you aged 14-18 from Oldham and in need of some support to help you feel more focused and connected towards your future career goals? This free 12-session programme helps to: Develop your skills and employability networks Gain accredited qualifications and career support Access leadership opportunities Access further training and progression pathways You will also […]

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Be the CEO of Oldham Learning

The CEO of Oldham Learning is a unique opportunity for a high-calibre individual to work in partnership with schools, and lead a system that enables high-quality first teaching.  As a new organisation, Oldham Learning needs a creative, consultative and powerful leader who can build relationships and establish a system-led approach in this foundation stage.  The […]

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Extending the Opportunity Area programme

Oldham opportunity area (OA) was launched in 2017 by the government as one of 12 OAs to raise education standards. The OA brings together national and local government, education leaders, teachers, voluntary organisations and employers. At the time the OA launched, Oldham ranked 294th out of 324 districts in the social mobility index. It was […]

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Event: Supporting EAL learners at home and as they return to school

14 July 2020 from 1pm-2.30pm via Zoom. The Harmony Trust Teaching School Alliance continues to support Oldham Schools to improve outcomes for EAL pupils through their EAL Leadership Programmes, EAL Champions Teacher Programme and The EAL Specialist Teaching Assistant Programme. EAL Learners and in particular newly arrived pupils may be some of those that are […]