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”

‘Supporting Emotional Wellbeing’ Week

We hope you all had a restful long weekend! Our theme for this week is ‘Supporting Emotional Wellbeing’. We understand that the times we are finding ourselves in are unlike any other. As a result, we may be finding that our wellbeing is affected. We’ve put together an Emotional Wellbeing document (link at the bottomContinue reading “‘Supporting Emotional Wellbeing’ Week”

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”