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Hear Driver Youth Trust speak

We are delighted to announce that the DYT team will be jetting off around the country to speak at the following events over the next few months. Follow the links below for more information about the event and how you can attend. MARCH Thursday 14th – SEND Governance Training, Manchester  Speakers: Chris Rossiter Title: ‘SEND Governance’ Saturday 16th – ASCL Annual Conference, [...]

By | 2019-03-14T12:51:25+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Speaking up for communication

11th March 2019  DYT's Top Story: Last Thursday, DYT Chief Executive, Chris Rossiter signed a joint letter to the Prime Minister calling on the Government to tackle the inequality of services for some 1.4 million children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) in the UK. News round-up: DYT blog in Schools Week DYT's Chief Executive, Chris Rossiter [...]

By | 2019-03-11T12:27:01+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Growing literacy gap revealed by new reading study

4th March 2019  DYT's Top Story: Last week we met with Ofsted to begin our process of engaging with the inspectorate to help shape their new inspection framework and handbook. Keep an eye out for DYT's full response which will be public soon, for now have a look at our thoughts on Ofsted's proposals so far. News round-up: Growing literacy [...]

By | 2019-03-05T08:38:25+00:00 March 4th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: no negative effect to being inclusive of SEND pupils, NFER finds

25th February 2019  DYT's Top Story: A vital role of every governing body is to ensure that no learner is treated less favourably or denied opportunity because they have additional needs. DYT's SEND Governance Review Guide is playing an important role in improving a governor's ability to for holding leaders to account for the education of learners with SEND. Our CEO Chris Rossiter blogs [...]

By | 2019-03-13T11:06:02+00:00 February 25th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: teacher training, library closures and half term!

18th February 2019  DYT's Top Story: Last Thursday, DYT's Senior Consultant Teacher, Kenny Wheeler delivered training on ‘struggling readers and writers’  to Harris ITE's entire cohort of 150 trainee teachers. DYT analysis shows that there is a "confidence crisis" among new teachers when supporting SEND learners. Providing training is one of the direct ways DYT seeks to address this. News round-up: February half-term newsletter  [...]

By | 2019-02-18T11:46:33+00:00 February 18th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Call for radical exam overhaul

11th February 2019  DYT's Top Story: The Education Secretary has revealed the "five foundations" by which schools can help build resilience and character in young people and how this will create empowered, confident teenagers. DYT's Consultant Teacher, Kelly Challis, who is currently deployed to support students in Alternative Provision and SEMH Special Schools has blogged her top tips for supporting a child experiencing intrusive or [...]

By | 2019-02-11T11:02:12+00:00 February 11th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DYT analysis highlights confidence crisis as one in four teachers not prepared for teaching children with special educational needs

A new national survey has found a quarter of all teachers don’t think there’s appropriate training in place for supporting Special Educational Needs (SEN) pupils. The School Snapshot Survey, commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE), found that one in four teachers don’t believe that there’s appropriate training in place for teachers to support SEN pupils. The news arrives as [...]

By | 2019-02-08T12:20:52+00:00 February 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Calling for SEND priority in NPQs

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  5th February 2019  In this edition: There were no snow days at DYT last week! Highlights included auditing literacy provision in a Buckinghamshire MAT; delivering whole school training on working memory and cognitive load; running a dyslexia awareness session at a London primary and beginning a new [...]

By | 2019-02-05T16:57:39+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: New strategy to address teacher retention crisis

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  28th January 2019  Damian Hinds has been touring the broadcast studios this morning to promote his new strategy for recruiting and retaining teachers. The plan includes cash incentives, a new early career framework and a reduction in paperwork duties that teachers have to do - Schools Week cover the 11 [...]

By | 2019-01-28T12:26:14+00:00 January 28th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|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

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