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 willContinue reading “Supporting evaluation and use of evidence in Oldham”

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 alongContinue reading “Event: Maths Mastery readiness and training”

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 inContinue reading “Event: Oldham aspirant school leaders”

List Teaching Vacancies for free on new DfE teacher recruitment website

The Department for Education has recently launched the Teaching Vacancies website. This is a free teaching vacancy listing service for schools, and is intended to tackle the significant costs that schools face when recruiting and advertising for staff. Instead of paying for adverts, schools can list available jobs on the site for free. The serviceContinue reading “List Teaching Vacancies for free on new DfE teacher recruitment website”

Meeting the people making lasting change in Oldham

Since 2016, Oldham has received additional Government funding as an ‘opportunity area’, to help improve the life chances of its children, young people and their families. Activity is happening all over Oldham, so when the Opportunity Area (OA) Partnership Board met recently, we were delighted to meet some of the people who have benefited fromContinue reading “Meeting the people making lasting change in Oldham”