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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

DYT Week Ahead: Shows, Speeches and Statistics

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  21st January 2019  The education sector is gearing up for two major trade shows, as leading voices get together to discuss school business, policy and pedagogy in 2019 and beyond. We are attending both Bett and the Education Show, where we are delighted that DYT Facilitator, Richard Selfridge is hosting [...]

By | 2019-01-21T16:02:10+00:00 January 21st, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Ofsted consultation set to be launched

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  14th January 2019  This week will be action-packed. The Government prepares for (take 2) of the crunch Brexit vote on Tuesday and many of the big issues in the education sector return to the limelight. The launch of the consultation on Ofsted's new inspection framework and some worrying findings [...]

By | 2019-01-14T16:09:08+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Back to Business

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  7th January 2019  Happy New Year! I hope you had an enjoyable and restful break. To see in the new year I have blogged reflecting on some of DYT's work and achievements in 2018 and take a look ahead to what we might expect from educational policy in 2019. [...]

By | 2019-01-08T10:38:36+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Early Christmas present for councils on SEND funding?

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  17th December 2018  Welcome to the last Week Ahead briefing of 2018. It's been a tumultuous political year as difficulties over Brexit continue to dominate the attention of Westminster. Whilst this has meant a quieter time for education policy (to the relief of many teachers!) some important policy changes [...]

By | 2018-12-17T13:07:42+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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