Free training for Oldham schools: Literacy as a curriculum driver

The Oldham Opportunity Area has funded 50 places for staff from Oldham schools to attend an exciting conference on Friday 29 November. The conference is jointly hosted by the EEF’s Oldham Research School and Teamworks English Hub. The event is for both secondary and primary school colleagues and combines inspirational key note speakers and workshops.Continue reading “Free training for Oldham schools: Literacy as a curriculum driver”

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”

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.Continue reading “The Oldham Insight School is born”

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”