We are in Bristol today for the final KPMG ‘ROW 100’ challenge event. KPMG employees have been battling it out to see which team can row 100km the fastest and who can fundraise the most for their national charities. Good luck to all teams!
Become a corporate partner | Dyslexia Action www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk To enable us to continue with our valuable work, we are heavily reliant upon the generosity of others who, like us, want to improve lives through education.
29 Aug 2014 - 13:49 ·
Are you looking for a support group?
York and District Dyslexia Association (YADDA) are a support group for children, young people and families affected by dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and other specific learning difficulties.
Dyslexia Support Groups | Dyslexia Action www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk Support groups can offer valuable support and information to anyone affected by dyslexia. Whether you’re dyslexic yourself or you support someone who is, joining a local support group can provide the opportunity to meet and talk to others who share or understand your experience of dyslexia. Disclaim…
Treating reading difficulties with colour | Dyslexia Action www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk Vision researchers call on dyslexia charities to present a clear and accurate view.A new article in the prestigious British Medical Journal published on August 19, 2014, is calling for British dyslexia charities to provide an evidence-based approach to the use of coloured lenses and overlays, for ma…
27 Aug 2014 - 13:52 ·
Did you know that Podcasts can help you keep up-to-date with the news and learn new things?
Last week in Tech Thursday we looked at how Podcasts can help you learn. If you already listen to Podcasts, we would love to know which ones you would recommend?
Are you a teacher looking to enhance and strengthen your expertise?
Take a look at our specialist training courses and upcoming events that are designed to enable progression and achievement of children and adults with literacy and specific learning difficulties starting in September:
• UK Level 4 and 5 CPD courses – starts 24 Sep2014 for teachers, teaching assistants and FE tutors
• CPD courses for those working with Adults – starts 19 Nov 2014
• Modular Postgraduate level programme. – starts Jan 2015
• International Programme – starts 24 Sep for those living outside the UK but working with English speaking learners
Training Courses | Dyslexia Action www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk Our specialist courses are designed to strengthen the expertise and confidence of teachers, teaching assistants and support tutors to ensure the progress and achievement of children and adults with literacy and specific learning difficulties including dyslexia and other co-occurring difficulties.
Dyslexic GCSE student celebrates A* in English www.itv.com A student whose dyslexia is so severe she did not learn to read or write until she was 10-years-old has achieved an A* in her English literature GCSE. Holly Sayer also gained an A in English language in her results which totalled 10 GCSEs including two A*s, three As, two Bs and two Cs.