DYT Week Ahead: festival season

17th June 2019

DYT’s Top story:

DYT kicked off the education festival season in an energetic fashion over the weekend, presenting three workshops at the Sheffield Hallam Festival of Education and three at Research ED in Rugby. Find out about the other events where you can hear our experts talk about literacy and SEND at the bottom of this email.

News Update:

‘GCSE English felt like ritualised humiliation’

In TES, a teacher blogs about their experience of witnessing how a learner with special arrangements for GCSE English was left broken by the reading section.

Postcode lottery for speech therapy, says commissioner

England’s Children’s Commissioner has reported that spending on children with speech, language and communication needs varies significantly across the country, the BBC reports.

How (not) to get pupils reading

One teacher shares the ways in which teachers and parents can put off learners from reading.

DYT’s Month Ahead:

Wednesday 19th 

In Westminster Hall, Suella Braverman MP leads a debate on the future of free schools, while in the House of Lords Baronesss Pidding questions the government on the quality of careers advice in schools.

Thursday 20th –  Friday 21st 

Wellington FESTIVAL OF EDUCATION – See our website for more information about sessions and times to see DYT present.

Finally….

This is the last edition of the Week Ahead as I am moving on from DYT in July. Thank you for all your support over the past few years and keep your eyes peeled for new, exciting content on DYT’s policy and educational work to champion learners with literacy difficulties.

 

Get in touch: Dan Baynes
Policy and Public Affairs Executive
daniel.baynes@driveryouthtrust.com
 

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