Briefings

Will SEND provision feature in Ofsted’s Annual Report?

Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  3rd December 2018  The debate over the Brexit deal continues to impact the Department for Education. Universities Minister, Sam Gyimah, resigned on Friday calling for another referendum and warning of the impact leaving the EU could have on higher education. It comes at the start of a busy week for [...]

By | 2018-12-03T13:02:12+00:00 December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Literacy hubs will not include specialist dyslexia support

Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  26th November 2018  With less than a month until the Christmas recess, education policy was on turbo-drive last week with six announcements from the Department for Education. There were also a number of speeches at the Academies Show, including a champagne-related gaffe from Academies Minister, Theodore Agnew and what life might be like [...]

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 [...]

Government faces MPs on education

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  12th November 2018  This week sees the important issue of anti-bullying at the forefront, DYT will join a wide range of organisations in raising awareness of the 'Choose Respect' campaign (our Senior Consultant, Kenny Wheeler has kicked things off!) It's also a busy start of the week [...]

By | 2018-11-13T15:23:16+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Debate over school funding rolls on

Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  5th November 2018  Education funding remains the big issue this week as the fallout over the Chancellor's "little extras" for schools continues. Three of the biggest teaching unions have taken "an unprecedented step" of consulting their members over what to do next to campaign on school funding - industrial [...]

By | 2018-11-06T13:24:30+00:00 November 5th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed|Tags: , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Budget Special

Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  29th October 2018  The Chancellor, Philip Hammond has just delivered his budget statement to MPs – in today’s budget special briefing we round up what it means for education… and what else DYT would have like to have seen included. Budget reaction: Mr Hammond told the House of Commons [...]

By | 2018-11-01T14:35:03+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , |0 Comments

DYT research reveals special education needs children face ‘postcode’ lottery for help in learning to read

New national data has found that children with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) have dramatically different success rates across the country when learning to read, analysis by Driver Youth Trust has revealed. Successful areas help eight times as many children as least successful Test results reveal huge discrepancies between national regions and local authorities The huge variations in support [...]

By | 2018-11-16T14:56:30+00:00 September 27th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, Research|Tags: , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Conference season is back!

  Welcome to 'The Week Ahead' – here you will find the latest updates on literacy and SEND policy from Parliament and beyond.   17th September 2018  If you missed it: Commission on accountability calls for overhaul  NAHT's report into the school accountability caught the attention of the education community last week. The union have made 9 recommendations for creating better conditions for holding schools to [...]

By | 2018-09-25T09:20:29+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|0 Comments

NAHT warn of crisis in SEND support

Welcome to 'The Week Ahead' – here you will find the latest updates on literacy and SEND policy from Parliament and beyond.   10th September 2018   Things to Know: First education questions of the new Parliamentary year  Damian Hinds and his ministerial team face questions from MPs at 2:30 pm on Monday. The agenda includes recent discussions the Education Secretary has had [...]

By | 2018-09-21T16:25:51+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|0 Comments

Education Secretary’s main priorities revealed

As Parliament and schools return this week, welcome to 'The Week Ahead' - I hope you had a great summer break! Here you will find the latest updates on literacy and SEND policy from Parliament and beyond.   3rd September 2018  In case you missed it: Education Secretary's main priorities revealed   TES have managed to get access to a policy document revealing Damian Hinds' [...]

By | 2018-09-21T16:28:25+00:00 September 4th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|0 Comments

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