Educational establishments in the Ipswich Opportunity Area are invited to apply for additional funding under the following programmes:
Evidence Based Practice Fund
Schools and education settings within the Ipswich Opportunity Area can apply for grants of up to £25,000 per project to trial evidence based projects to increase attainment for disadvantaged students in English, Maths or STEM subjects or supporting transitions.
You can download the application form here.
Opens – 25th February
Closes – 29th March
Bidders notified of outcome by: 10th April
Completed forms should be sent to email@example.com
Facilitating links outside of the Opportunity Area
Funding is available to support schools and other education settings within the Ipswich Opportunity Area to visit education settings outside of Ipswich to share learning and best practice. The Ipswich Opportunity Area will reimburse reasonable travel, accommodation and expenses for groups of colleagues to visit and offer return visits for, schools and education settings across the country. For more information, please contact K.Gardiner@UOS.ac.uk. This is a rolling programme and we aim to respond to applications to the fund with a decision within 3 weeks of the application being received.
National Professional Qualifications
Staff working in schools in the Ipswich Opportunity Area are eligible for free NPQ training in middle and senior leadership, headship and executive headship. If you would like to apply for an NPQ you can do so directly to any of the approved providers, who will automatically apply the scholarship. More information on the qualifications and the providers can be found here.