Driver Youth Trust 2019-03-07T14:45:47+00:00

Driver Youth Trust is a charity committed to improving the outcomes of young people who struggle with literacy.

Our vision is for every young person in England to receive an education which is responsive to their literacy needs. We work to ensure that this is at the top of the agenda for schools and those in power.

Education Services

Driver Youth Trust offers a range of services for schools, Multi-Academy Trusts and Teaching School Alliances. This is our response to the barriers we see in the structures, processes and attitudes of the education system.

Professional Learning

Our expert team offers professional learning, consultancy and CPD for your school. We utilise knowledge and resources to create a bespoke service, every time.

Drive for Literacy Programmes

Our comprehensive whole school programme — Drive for Literacy — gives young people access to the highest quality education that is responsive to their needs.

Keynotes and Publications

DYT staff are experienced speakers and writers, and are available for keynotes, workshops, seminars, conferences and writing for publications.

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DYT Classroom Resources

Our FREE classroom resources are the very best materials to support inclusive literacy across your setting. Drawn from the key principles of our education programmes, these resources have been tailored to accelerate the quality and provision of literacy across all aspects of teaching and learning.

More resources are being added by our experts each week, so don’t miss out, click below to explore!

CLASSROOM RESOURCES

Policy & Research

It is our mission to ensure society understands the impact of literacy difficulties on our learners and make sure we do something about it.

Find out more

“One in five children leave primary school unable to
read at a standard that will allow them to succeed.”

(Department for Education)

“Literacy underpins everything. We must ensure
all children can access education.”

(Sarah Driver)

What we do

We seek to make local, regional and national politicians understand the impact of literacy difficulties and advocate for their support.

Our publications

Research drives our policy work. We’ve produced three evidenced reports on a range of topics, plus responses to current issues directly affecting those with literacy difficulties.

Our call

Read about our campaign to place literacy at the top of the agenda, and find out more about our recommendations to national and local policymakers.

News and blogs

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