Oasis Community Learning
Oasis Community Learning is a multi-academy trust operating 47 schools in England. In 2016 it was described as one of 11 ‘system leader’ academy chains in England.
It began operating schools in the UK in 2007. Oasis is linked to the Oasis Charitable Trust, an evangelical Baptist organisation set up by Rev Steve Chalke in 1985, which delivers education, healthcare, housing, training and youth work projects to local authorities and national governments in 11 countries.
Oasis and Microsoft
Oasis Community Learning says it 'puts data at the heart of its learning decisions'.
- John Murphy, CEO of Oasis Community Learning
Trustees ('Learning Board') (2016):
- Keith Dennis, former headteacher and worked for ASCL
- Nick Bent, Co-Founder and Director at Tutor Trust and Labour Parliamentary Candidate in Warrington South for the May 2015 General Election. He was also an associate of the think tank Demos.
- Andy Blundell, retired primary headteacher
- Craig Dean, CEO of Web Applications UK, an Oldham-based IT firm.
- Ann Holt
- Anthony Lowman
- Graham Mungeam, former civil servant including in the Department of Education and Science between 1982 and 1989. There he led the Lower Attaining Pupils programme, the Technical and Vocational Education Initiative, and the Macro- electronics Education Programme. In 1984, working closely with the BBC, he led a Government delegation to India to promote the use of computers in Indian schools.
- Alex Owen
- Andy Simmonds, was until 2013 a partner in Deloitte.
- John Whiter, career in Financial Services including, currently, as director of Cooper Gay, a reinsurance broking company.
- Oasis Charitable Trust: directors include:
- Oasis IT Services Ltd (currently dormant, 2016): directors have included:
Website: www.oasiscommunitylearning.org Address: 75 Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7HS
- [http://schoolsweek.co.uk/11-academy-trusts-now-have-more-than-30-schools-and-are-labelled-system-leaders/ 11 academy trusts now have more than 30 schools and are labelled ‘system leaders’], Schools Week, 30 November 2016
- Inside the schools that are turning data into wisdom, Guardian (Microsoft sponsored content), date unknown
- Showcase and Microsoft School list 2016-17, Microsoft document, date unknown
- Governance, Oasis Community Learning website, accessed May 2016
- Jonathan Dutton profile, Linkedin, accessed May 2016