Damian Hinds

DYT Week Ahead: no negative effect to being inclusive of SEND pupils, NFER finds

25th February 2019  DYT's Top Story: A vital role of every governing body is to ensure that no learner is treated less favourably or denied opportunity because they have additional needs. DYT's SEND Governance Review Guide is playing an important role in improving a governor's ability to for holding leaders to account for the education of learners with SEND. Our CEO Chris Rossiter blogs [...]

By | 2019-03-13T11:06:02+01:00 February 25th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|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+01:00 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+01:00 January 28th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|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+01:00 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+01:00 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+01:00 January 7th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What will 2019 bring for education policy?

DYT’s Policy and Public Affairs Executive, Dan Baynes looks at what’s coming up on the policy agenda and the work DYT will be doing to promote learners with literacy difficulties. Read his first blog looking back on our policy work from 2017-18. 2018 was a slow year for education policy. Brexit dominated the political discourse and the Department for Education [...]

By | 2019-01-11T11:42:03+01:00 January 4th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, Briefings, Policy News Feed|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

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+01:00 November 12th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Driver Youth Trust’s Director of Operations, Karen Wespieser, joins panel with Education Minister Damian Hinds at the Conservative Party Conference

Panel, left to right: Karen Wespieser (Driver Youth Trust), Kevin Courtney (NEU), Cath Murray (SchoolsWeek), Damian Hinds (Secretary of State for Education), Geoff Barton (ASCL) Karen Wespieser joined a panel of distinguished educationalists at the Conservative Party Conference to debate the question ‘is it still rewarding to be a teacher in England?’. Using new data, compiled by DYT, Karen argued that [...]

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