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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+00:00 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+00:00 January 14th, 2019|Categories: Briefings, News, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

DYT Week Ahead: Early Christmas present for councils on SEND funding?

  Read DYT's education policy round up with a literacy and SEND focus.  17th December 2018  Welcome to the last Week Ahead briefing of 2018. It's been a tumultuous political year as difficulties over Brexit continue to dominate the attention of Westminster. Whilst this has meant a quieter time for education policy (to the relief of many teachers!) some important policy changes [...]

By | 2018-12-17T13:07:42+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Categories: Briefings, News, Policy News Feed, The Week Ahead|Tags: , , |0 Comments

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

Five things we learned about literacy in the Ofsted Annual Report

DYT Director of Operations Karen Wespieser takes us through five key takeaways on literacy from Amanda Spielman’s Ofsted report, including the claim that ‘ensuring children master literacy is a central issue of social justice' The basics Unlike SEND, literacy always gets fair coverage in Ofsted Annual Reports. This year was no different, and literacy was front and centre on the [...]

By | 2018-12-06T16:16:04+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Five things we learned about SEND in the Ofsted Annual Report

DYT Director of Operations Karen Wespieser takes us through five key takeaways on SEND from Amanda Spielman's Ofsted report, and calls for Her Majesty's Chief Inspector to ensure that no school can be outstanding unless they can also demonstrate they are inclusive.   SEND is important to Ofsted The focus on SEND in the Ofsted annual report was unprecedented. In raw [...]

By | 2018-12-05T16:48:38+00:00 December 5th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Acknowledging the importance of early literacy is just the first step to delivering for all pupils

DYT CEO Chris Rossiter takes a look at recent comments by Amanda Spielman at Ofsted’s annual report launch and Nick Gibb in Conservative Home on the importance of early literacy in primary education, questioning whether their statements truly reflect the reality for children with SEND. Amanda Spielman, Chief Inspector at Ofsted published her annual report today saying that the importance [...]

By | 2018-12-05T10:53:16+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|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

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 [...]

Damian Hinds speech sets out his vision for SEND learners

Welcome to this week's edition of 'The Week Ahead'  (9th July 2018) Here you will find the latest updates on literacy and SEND policy from Parliament and beyond.   Things to know: Damian Hinds' speech sets out his vision for SEND learners Speaking at the Association of Directors of Children's Services, the Education Secretary made a welcome intervention on his vision for [...]

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