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The next Prime Minister must invest in literacy for all children

This summer, DYT is celebrating ten years of educational impact. This speech by DYT's Founder and Chair - Sarah Driver - looks back at our sucesses and considers what's next for the Trust. The publication of our book, DYT the first ten years, celebrates the tremendous good Driver Youth Trust has provided to schools and the wider education system over [...]

By | 2019-07-15T11:06:46+01:00 July 14th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Taking EEFs guidance on literacy one step further

DYT consultant teacher Kelly Challis takes a look at the new EEF guidance on improving literacy in secondary schools and how it can be applied in schools to best support learners with literacy difficulties.  The EEF has just published new guidance on Improving Literacy in secondary schools. The report features many of the elements which, as a consultant teacher at [...]

By | 2019-07-10T13:56:17+01:00 July 10th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Five charts the DfE didn’t want you to see

The latest DfE data on special educational needs and disabilities has been released. DYT's Karen Wespieser has done a deep dive into the data around literacy difficulties to find the charts that DfE didn’t want you to see. The DfE summary report provides SEND data by primary type of need, however when it compares these needs, it does so within [...]

By | 2019-07-10T08:05:36+01:00 July 8th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|0 Comments

How do Ofsted inspectors ensure schools are supporting SEND learners?

How do Ofsted inspectors ensure schools are supporting SEND learners? Following her panel at the Festival of Education, Karen Wespieser responds to an audience question from Ofsted's Chief Inspector, Amanda Spielman, on how her inspectors ensure schools are supporting SEND learners? Last week, at the 10th Festival of Education at Wellington I was delighted to chair a panel discussion on [...]

By | 2019-06-24T16:41:12+01:00 June 24th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: festival season

17th June 2019 DYT's Top story: DYT kicked off the education festival season in an energetic fashion over the weekend, presenting three workshops at the Sheffield Hallam Festival of Education and three at Research ED in Rugby. Find out about the other events where you can hear our experts talk about literacy and SEND at the bottom of this email. News Update: 'GCSE [...]

By | 2019-07-08T18:02:42+01:00 June 17th, 2019|Categories: News, The Week Ahead|Tags: |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: four suggestions for the English hubs

10th June 2019 DYT's Top story: This week we learnt that the training centre to support the 34 English Hubs will be run by Ruth Miskin Training. I have written a blog looking at the improvements DYT would like to see and whether the Hubs have the capacity to provide it. News Update: May wants to make school spending announcement before she leaves [...]

By | 2019-07-08T18:02:34+01:00 June 10th, 2019|Categories: News, 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.