• Third of councils have no specialist dyslexia teachers, study finds

    A third of councils do not have sufficient specialist dyslexia teachers, a new study has found, as £10m recruitment pledge falls short. Research by the Driver Youth Trust found 54 local authorities in England do not include the provision of any localised, specialist teachers in dyslexia, literacy, specific learning difficulties, or educational psychologists in their

    10.41 Oct. 5th, 2018 | News

  • How to support young people with literacy difficulties

    Less than half of teachers feel confident teaching young people with literacy difficulties, says Karen Wespieser, who offers some handy tips for teachers To mark Dyslexia Awareness Week, literacy charity Driver Youth Trust commissioned the teacher polling app TeacherTapp to ask teachers about how confident they feel teaching young people with literacy difficulties. The poll

    15.30 Oct. 3rd, 2018 | Opinion