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DYT Week Ahead: Time for Ofsted to turn words into action

Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  10th December 2018  Last week I asked if SEND provision would feature in Ofsted's Annual Report, we learnt on Tuesday that not only did it get covered but was a central tenant of Amanda Spielman's speech and the media coverage that followed. Our Director of Operations, Karen Wespieser [...]

By | 2018-12-10T12:10:08+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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 [...]

DYT welcomes “Promising Start” to early language and literacy SEND funding

The Department for Education has today announced around £18 million worth of funding to support early development in literacy and language at home.  Education Secretary, Damian Hinds announced the policy saying that “Education begins long before children arrive in the classroom. It begins as soon as they leave the maternity ward, in the crucial early years in the home, where their [...]

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 joins over 120 national organisations to call on Government to put children at the heart of the Budget

  Unprecedented coalition of children’s organisations call on Government to put children and young people at the heart of its spending decisions. The number of children with special educational needs who are awaiting provision has more than doubled since 2010. DYT is among an influential group of over 120 children’s charities, teaching unions and other organisations that have called on [...]

Driver Youth Trust on Sky News: Exclusions, SEND & Literacy

Driver Youth Trust Director of Education, Jules Daulby, has appeared on Sky News to discuss Pupil Referral Units and the impact of SEND and literacy on exclusions. Contributing to a Sky News discussion on the sharp rise in the number of pupils excluded from English state schools, Jules emphasised that the majority should be included within mainstream education, but schools [...]

By | 2018-10-31T15:10:26+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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