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 LAContinue reading “An exciting new project to share our approach to digital learning”

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 alsoContinue reading “Free digital skills training from the Rio Ferdinand Foundation”

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.  TheContinue reading “Be the CEO of Oldham Learning”

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 wasContinue reading “Extending the Opportunity Area programme”

Find your future in digital

As part of their Oldham Digital Skills Programme, the Rio Ferdinand Foundation have an amazing online opportunity running on Wednesday 15 July, from 11am – 12pm. The session is for young women from Oldham aged 13-25 alongside their partners Manchester Digital and Oldham Opportunity Area.  This is an online ‘ask me anything’ style session; youngContinue reading “Find your future in digital”