Oasis Innovation Training and Professional Learning

Our aim – creating great classrooms

We offer a wide range of training and professional development opportunities throughout the year.  These may involve lead practitioners from within the alliance and/or partner consultants. We will also make effective use of the strategic partnerships we have forged with other organisations, promoting and endorsing their CPD programmes.  As well as one off courses we offer a series of  long term programmes seeking to develop a deeper understanding of teaching and learning.


Professional Development

EYFS Leadership Programme Our 1 year EYFS Leadership programme: Provides the school with an accurate picture of current EYFS practice from the perspective of an EYFS expert and highlights priorities for improvement. Provides opportunities for settings to see outstanding practice. Provides a bespoke network to support practitioners in developing the quality of their own settings […]

Local Leader of Education GM Collaborative Collaboration for School to School Support Oasis Innovation Teaching School Alliance is a member of the GM LLE Collaborative which is a partnership of 8 Teaching School Alliances across Greater Manchester. The purpose of the Collaborative is work together to train, develop and support aspirant and existing Local Leaders […]

‘Great Classrooms’ School Improvement Network Creating Outstanding Learners in Outstanding Schools The ‘Great Classrooms Project’ aims to build on the best of traditional school improvement projects. It combines in-depth enquiry into the most effective aspects of learning from academic research and school practice to develop a sophisticated working understanding of what outstanding learning really looks […]

Learning Centred Coaching Learning Centred Coaching is a methodology of systematic improvement in teaching through collecting classroom evidence and data to raise awareness and ownership through coaching conversations. Learning Centred Coaching has at its heart pupil achievement and progression, holding teachers in regard as adults who are reflecting and acting towards a desired vision for […]

Literacy and Reading The Centre for Reading Recovery (based at Oasis Limeside) offers a range of expertise and support for improving literacy and reading in your school.

Oasis National Maths Networks Investigating the building blocks of maths The networks focus on the key areas of primary maths, with a strong (but not exclusive) focus on number work as reflecting the new curriculum. The networks are led by Shelagh Hendry, with teachers from each of the schools involved contributing to sessions and taking responsibility […]

Raising Achievement Network What? Raising Achievement – An exploration of 3 Key Areas This programme is designed to focus on 3 key areas linked to raising achievement namely; Questioning Pupil Feedback Levels of Challenge – stretching all abilities What works? Basing Improvement on Research Using the Action Network Model this programme will build an empowered […]

REAL Project – Family Literacy Learning Raising Early Achievement in Literacy The REAL project is an evidence based approach to developing early literacy through partnerships with parents, drawn from the original Raising Achievement in Early Literacy project by Professors Cathy Nutbrown and Peter Hannon. The ‘Making it REAL’ training and projects are designed to enable practitioners […]

SENCO Professional Network Our SENCO network is free to join and meets every half term as a peer support network. Our aim is to support each other to respond to the changing needs of SEN – facilitating access to training and collaboration on common needs. Our Network: Failsworth Secondary School Holy Family Primary Limehurst Primary Lyndhurst Primary […]

Specialist Leaders of Education Specialist Leaders of Education are available to support in driving forward improvements and adding capacity to middle leadership in your school Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs) are successful teachers and middle leaders who work alongside others to drive forward improvements and build capacity to ensure that improvements can be sustained. The role of […]

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