The Literacy and Dyslexia-SpLD Professional Development Framework

The Literacy and Dyslexia/SpLD Professional Development Framework is an easy to use online tool that encompasses the levels of knowledge and skills required across the education workforce to support all learners with dyslexia/SpLD. For more information about the Framework click here. For a voiced-over presentation introducing the Framework, use this link:   voice-over link

First register by clicking on any of the strands below or going to the Register page.

Then follow these 3 easy steps to walk yourself through the Framework:

  1. Click on your chosen assessment strand below [A to F], then
  2. Choose a statement that is most appropriate for your current role
  3. Then click on your chosen statement to rate your confidence level. Now proceed to your next statement.

Note: We have switched to a new system, requiring new users to request a new password using the email address they first used to register. Please read these detailed transition instructions for existing users. New users can register for a new account.

~~News! The Professional Development Framework is hosting a conference in Birmingham on March 11th. Please contact us for more details.

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Resources introduction

The Big 6 worksheet Viewed

A worksheet to help teaching schools deliver their training

Updated Training Worksheet Viewed

Updated Training Worksheet for the Framework

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Find training opportunities to address identified areas. Either short CPD or long courses these providers have shown where they link to the Framework, signposting relevant stages and strands. Provided by a range of organisations, training providers are responsible for the content and accuracy of their information and the training they provide.  A listing does not indicate an endorsement either actual or implied by the Framework team or the Dyslexia-SpLD Trust. Any further information should be directed to the relevant training provider using the contact details given.