All-party parliamentary groups

DYT highlights importance of initial teacher training at APPG

This year, the All Party Parliamentary Group for Dyslexia and Specific Literacy Difficulties is looking at the human, societal and educational impact of dyslexia. In reviewing educational impact, DYT was invited to parliament to provide evidence on teacher training and professional development and here is what we said… Dyslexia training for new teachers Each year around 30,000 teachers enter initial [...]

Clues to Ofsted’s new inspection regime

Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  19th November 2018  The political world was shaken by publication of the Brexit withdrawal agreement last week which led to several government resignations, including the Department for Education's Parliamentary Private Secretary, Anne-Marie Trevelyan. Although the EU continues to be the focal point of attention, there are some important events to highlight [...]

Minister for Children and Families at APPG

DYT attended the recent meeting of the APPG for Speech and Language Difficulties, run by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists where we heard from the Minister for Children and Families, Nadhim Zahawi MP. The Minister drew upon the Government's response to the Bercow: 10 years on report  committing to another round of  Ofsted/CQC SEND inspections and a £20m [...]

DYT Week Ahead: APPG Dyslexia

Filtering what matters in the education sector. #DYTWeekAhead   Monday Education Questions  The Parliamentary week gets underway with Damian Hinds and the rest of the education ministerial team facing an hour of questions in the House of Commons. There is likely to be heated exchanges on school funding figures and which pupils are eligible for Free School Meals, which Labour [...]

By | 2018-09-21T16:16:08+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: All-party parliamentary groups, News, Policy News Feed|0 Comments

APPG Speech and Language Difficulties – findings from Bercow: 10 years on

A recent meeting of the APPG for Speech and Language Difficulties saw preliminary findings from the Bercow: Ten years on study. The report published in Spring 2018 was discussed by key leaders in the SLCN sector, including: Jean Gross, Chair of the Review’s Decision-Making Panel and the Government’s former Communication Champion for children Bob Reitemeier, Chief Executive of I CAN [...]

By | 2018-09-21T16:08:56+00:00 February 9th, 2018|Categories: All-party parliamentary groups, News, Policy News Feed|Tags: |0 Comments

Autism and Education in England launched in Parliament

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Autism launched a new report in the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday. The new Secretary of State for Education, the Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP came and spoke at the event. The National Autistic Society and Ambitious about Autism launched a campaign called Held Back. They are asking the Government to give a commitment that [...]

By | 2018-09-21T16:01:35+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: All-party parliamentary groups, News, Policy News Feed|0 Comments

DYT presentation in Parliament to dyslexia APPG

DYT Policy & Research Executive, Dan Baynes gave a presentation at the most recent All Party Parliamentary Group on Dyslexia on the 29th November. Dan looked at primary assessment reform that is on the horizon and the need to return to the recommendations of the Rose Report on the access and availability of dyslexia specialists as we approach it’s ten year anniversary. Watch [...]

By | 2018-09-21T16:02:32+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: All-party parliamentary groups, News, Policy News Feed|Tags: |0 Comments

All Party Group on Speech and Language Difficulties look into SEND reforms

The All Party Group on Speech and Language Difficulties will meet on the 21st February at 5:00pm Committee Room 5. The Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists will give a presentation on their recent report on how the SEND reforms have impacted on children and young people with speech, language and communication needs. Follow proceedings at the APPG by [...]

By | 2018-09-21T16:02:52+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Categories: All-party parliamentary groups, News, Policy News Feed|Tags: |0 Comments

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