The Department for Education has announced an assessment for a specific learning difficulty (which includes dyslexia) undertaken at any age will allow people with dyslexia to apply for support right through to higher education, ending the need for post-16 assessments from February 2019 for those applying for DSA.
Collaborative Project Leads have been exploring how best to evaluate the impact of implementing the AP role across their partnerships.
Eight modules have been created within our Canvas platform to support APs following this strand, with 71 digital badges being awarded to date.
Our existing AP Toolkit has now been enhanced by the publication of four, more substantial, resources addressing themes identified by APs on the CPD Programme. These can be accessed via the Foundation’s website.
Three cohorts (68 APs) attended Day 3 of the programme in November. The overall ‘flavour’ of the day was one of reconnecting with cohort colleagues and exploring ‘Action and Empowerment’ in the AP role.