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Word of the Week – Forgetfulness

'Word of the Week' is DYT's 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: forgetfulness. Now, what was I going to write about this week? Nope, [...]

By | 2019-05-02T23:39:20+01:00 April 10th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: 1 in 7 Ofsted ITT inspections do not mention SEND

8th April 2019 DYT's Top story: DYT have published a new position paper that explains what we mean by ‘literacy difficulties’, the challenge they pose, and what needs to change to ensure every learner is able to thrive. News round-up: 1 in 7 Ofsted teacher training reports never mention SEND, new research finds Schools Week report on DYT's new position paper [...]

By | 2019-05-02T23:35:10+01:00 April 8th, 2019|Categories: News, The Week Ahead, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Finding literacy hard shouldn’t lead to the dumb table!

DYT’s founder & chair Sarah Driver on why Ofsted’s new framework needs to look beyond learning to read. Today is the last day to submit a response to the Ofsted’s consultation on their new draft Inspection Framework. DYT’s response broadly welcomed the new framework, but we raised several points to be considered and I wanted to write about the one [...]

By | 2019-04-15T10:04:47+01:00 April 5th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, SEND|0 Comments

Literacy Difficulties – The DYT Position

DYT have published a new position paper that explains what we mean by ‘literacy difficulties’, the challenge they pose, and what needs to change to ensure every learner is able to thrive. The DYT definition… Literacy difficulties are persistent difficulty in reading, writing, speaking and/or listening that may not be responsive to standard education approaches and req uires further intervention. [...]

By | 2019-04-12T21:08:43+01:00 April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Blogs, News|Tags: , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: DYT amongst top influencers on education policy

1st April 2019 DYT's Top story: DYT has published its response to the new Ofsted framework, welcoming its focus on reading but warning that this needs to stretch beyond the early years. News round-up: DYT amongst top influencers on education policy  Teacher Toolkit blogger Ross Morrison McGill and Louis Coiffait have included DYT as part of their top 66 organisations that influence UK school policy. [...]

By | 2019-04-01T11:06:06+01:00 April 1st, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Word of the Week – Queue

'Word of the Week' is DYT's 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: queue   Apologies for the delay. Just trying to stay on trend. [...]

By | 2019-03-28T09:56:02+01:00 March 28th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: |0 Comments

DYT welcomes new Ofsted inspection framework with call for a greater focus on effective literacy provision

Driver Youth Trust (DYT) has published its response to the new Ofsted framework, welcoming its focus on reading but warning that this needs to stretch beyond the early years. DYT have identified a bias toward early years and the initial development of reading in the Ofsted draft framework. We use our response to highlight to the inspectorate that for some [...]

By | 2019-04-15T10:08:01+01:00 March 27th, 2019|Categories: Inflencing policy makers, News, Policy News Feed|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: fighting for the forgotten third

25th March 2019  DYT's Top Story: ASCL have announced a new enquiry into the ‘forgotten third’ of pupils who fail to achieve at least a Grade 4 ‘standard pass’ in GCSE English and maths and to look into whether the current English Language qualification is fit for purpose. DYT will be feeding into the commission to highlight the impact of literacy [...]

By | 2019-03-27T09:35:59+01:00 March 25th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Word of the Week – IT

'Word of the Week' is DYT's 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: IT Apologies if you work in Information Technology, but a recent survey [...]

By | 2019-03-27T15:37:59+01:00 March 20th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Ten years on from Rose

18th March 2019  DYT's Top Story: On Saturday, DYT presented at the ASCL conference in Birmingham to share findings from our new research report that explores specialist dyslexia provision ten years on from the Rose Report. Read Karen's blog for ASCL on how specialist teachers can be deployed in today's education system. News round-up: See DYT in action DYT is participating [...]

By | 2019-03-18T11:21:55+01:00 March 18th, 2019|Categories: News, The Week Ahead|0 Comments

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This Is A Custom Widget

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.