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Top tips for parents communicating with schools

DYT’s Director of Operations Karen Wespieser takes a look at the crucial role parents play in the education of children with literacy difficulties and shares some top tips on how parents can effectively communicate with their children's school and vice versa.  It is a truth universally acknowledged, that parents play a crucial role in supporting their children’s learning, and levels [...]

By | 2019-05-17T11:30:11+01:00 May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: 1 in 7 Ofsted ITT inspections do not mention SEND

8th April 2019 DYT's Top story: DYT have published a new position paper that explains what we mean by ‘literacy difficulties’, the challenge they pose, and what needs to change to ensure every learner is able to thrive. News round-up: 1 in 7 Ofsted teacher training reports never mention SEND, new research finds Schools Week report on DYT's new position paper [...]

By | 2019-05-02T23:35:10+01:00 April 8th, 2019|Categories: News, The Week Ahead, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Schools are equal, but some more equal than others

Amanda Spielman, OFSTED's new leader gave a rousing talk at the Festival of Education last week. She listed ways in which schools were gaming the system:  allowing students with EAL to take a GCSE in their first language rather than French, putting learners through the computer driving course to bump up league tables and teaching exam content five years before [...]

By | 2018-10-25T18:00:53+01:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Special Needs pupils in state sector being denied their rights to extra time due to lack of resources

The BBC's Today programme has published an analysis of official exam data, in which they question why one in five students in independent schools receive extra time in public exams, such as GCSEs and A-Levels. The analysis says that '200,000 students received extra time, which represented less than 12% of all state sector students taking the exams’. However, questions have been [...]

By | 2018-10-25T18:01:33+01:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Inclusion: Going out of fashion?

In a joint blog Nancy Gedge and Chris Rossiter list the top five reasons why inclusive education isn’t something that should ever go out of fashion. Inclusive teaching is good teaching Inclusion can’t go out of fashion because it’s like eating or breathing. Being an inclusive teacher is just being a teacher. These kids are in your class, so no [...]

By | 2018-10-25T18:01:41+01:00 January 20th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.