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Word of the Week – Wit

'Word of the Week' is DYT's new weekly partnership with author Tim Glynn-Jones. Each week Tim will choose a word, exploring the history behind its meaning, pulling upon an assortment of wry observations on life as well as revealing some surprising historical facts and amusing home truths. This week: Wit. Did you know that last Friday was National Thesaurus Day? [...]

By | 2019-01-23T12:55:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Growth & success in DYT’s 2017/18 Impact Report

DYT has published it's annual impact report, celebrating the success of our unique and powerful evidence-based approach to school development. Highlights include: Training nearly 2000 teachers in inclusive literacy strategies 10,500 children benefitting from our work Launching the SEND Governance Review Guide - downloaded over 2000 times Meetings with senior parliamentarians and cabinet officials, including the Deputy Prime Minister Positive [...]

By | 2019-02-01T15:33:02+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Shows, Speeches and Statistics

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  21st January 2019  The education sector is gearing up for two major trade shows, as leading voices get together to discuss school business, policy and pedagogy in 2019 and beyond. We are attending both Bett and the Education Show, where we are delighted that DYT Facilitator, Richard Selfridge is hosting [...]

By | 2019-01-21T16:02:10+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Word of the Week: Ball

'Word of the Week' is DYT's new weekly partnership with author Tim Glynn-Jones. Each week Tim will choose a word, exploring the history behind its meaning, pulling upon an assortment of wry observations on life as well as revealing some surprising historical facts and amusing home truths. This week: Ball. Where would we be without balls? England would never have [...]

By | 2019-01-17T15:22:23+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Ofsted consultation set to be launched

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  14th January 2019  This week will be action-packed. The Government prepares for (take 2) of the crunch Brexit vote on Tuesday and many of the big issues in the education sector return to the limelight. The launch of the consultation on Ofsted's new inspection framework and some worrying findings [...]

By | 2019-01-14T16:09:08+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Back to Business

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  7th January 2019  Happy New Year! I hope you had an enjoyable and restful break. To see in the new year I have blogged reflecting on some of DYT's work and achievements in 2018 and take a look ahead to what we might expect from educational policy in 2019. [...]

By | 2019-01-08T10:38:36+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What will 2019 bring for education policy?

DYT’s Policy and Public Affairs Executive, Dan Baynes looks at what’s coming up on the policy agenda and the work DYT will be doing to promote learners with literacy difficulties. Read his first blog looking back on our policy work from 2017-18. 2018 was a slow year for education policy. Brexit dominated the political discourse and the Department for Education [...]

By | 2019-01-11T11:42:03+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, Briefings, Policy News Feed|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Reflections on DYT’s policy successes

It’s been 18 months since the 2017 general election. This means 18 months have passed since we unveiled the first DYT policy campaign, with our pledge requests to policy-makers to make learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) a priority. With 2018 coming to an end, now is the perfect time to look back on our campaign and reflect [...]

By | 2018-12-20T11:49:07+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Make a commitment to improve your schools literacy in 2019

Wrapping paper has been cleared away and recycled (hopefully!), the tree and decorations are back in the loft, it’s dark outside, and February feels such a long way away. That can only mean one thing… Back to school! But there’s that one child in your class that you’re worried about. A bright child who answers every question spot on, but [...]

By | 2018-12-20T11:14:09+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Early Christmas present for councils on SEND funding?

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  17th December 2018  Welcome to the last Week Ahead briefing of 2018. It's been a tumultuous political year as difficulties over Brexit continue to dominate the attention of Westminster. Whilst this has meant a quieter time for education policy (to the relief of many teachers!) some important policy changes [...]

By | 2018-12-17T13:07:42+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.