DYT Week Ahead: Overdue Timpson finally arrives

 

7th May 2019

 

DYT’s Top story:

The long awaited Timpson Review of School Exclusions has finally been published today. DYT’s Director of Operations Karen Wespieser has blogged to look at the areas where our recommendations have been taken on board, as well as our concern at the report’s omission of the link between exclusions and literacy difficulties.

 

News round-up:

Top tips for parents communicating with schools

In a new blog, 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. 

MP questions content of early career framework 

Sharon Hodgson MP asked what plans the DfE has to include teaching learners with literacy difficulties in early career framework curricula and training materials – a key recommendation from DYT’s position paper.

Hinds announces review of SEND funding

In his speech to the NAHT, Education Secretary Damian Hinds asked schools and colleges for their views on how to make funding arrangements for SEND learners more effective ahead of the spending review. The call for evidence will run until the 31st July.

 

DYT’s Week Ahead:

The Education Committee questions officials from East Sussex County Council and the London Borough of Newham to look into the approach of different councils to supporting children with SEND.

Over in the House of Lords, there is a question to the Government on the grounds under which a dyslexic candidate’s Education, Health and Care plan is deemed insufficient for a second assessment for the Disabled Students’ Allowance.

 

Get in touch: 

Dan Baynes
Policy and Public Affairs Executive
daniel.baynes@driveryouthtrust.com
 

 

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