Teacher Training

The Literacy and Dyslexia-SpLD Professional Development Framework: Teacher Training

The Framework Statements across all six strands are available for download from here. The statements of recommended skills and knowledge are mapped against the criteria for ATS, AMBDA, SASC and the BDA Dyslexia Friendly Schools Quality Mark.

These statements may be used to evaluate existing courses or develop new ones. The Framework has also been used as a basis for student assignments and to benchmark individual student progress before and after course completion.

Using the Framework in Initial Teacher Training

  • Benchmarking Student Progress – before and after taking course or training programme
  • Using the Framework to structure assignments
  • Evaluating the content of an existing course
  • Writing new courses

Additional materials available to download:

PowerPoint Presentation on Phonics Screening Check: here

PowerPoint Presentation on Using the Framework for Personalised Professional Development: Theories of Dyslexia: here

Training Certificate

Professionals teaching educational courses may be eligible for a free of charge Certificate of Partnership with the Framework after completing free Framework Training. This enables them to teach others how to embed the use of the Framework in a wide range of educational settings.

For further information, create a free account at http://framework.thedyslexia-spldtrust.org.uk/ and use the Contact Us option.

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