- Subject index
Written by authors with extensive experience of working with students with dyslexia, this book provides clear guidance and practical strategies for dyslexia-friendly practice for those working with young people aged 14 to 19 and adults in education or work-based training. Looking at how dyslexia impacts on learning, the authors suggest ways to improve the learning environment and explain how to help students develop the basic skills that will help them to make the transition from study to employment. Building on the latest research and understanding of dyslexia, they also consider overlapping syndromes, emotional and social issues, and funding.
Chapter 2: The Dyslexia-Friendly College
The Dyslexia-Friendly College
FE Dyslexia Policy and Practice
Post-16 education is going through a phase of repositioning in order to meet the needs of the community to ensure that a skilled workforce is equipped to compete in the global market. The sector now includes FE colleges, community colleges and tertiary colleges. In addition, some colleges offer higher educational provision. There are other FE contexts such as specialist colleges, prison contracts, armed forces, FE within the school setting, independent training providers, and adult and community-based education.
The range and nature of post-16 qualifications are also changing to meet the requirements of the modern workplace. The Leitch review (Leitch, 2006) has set the target of 95 per cent of adults who will have the basic [Page ...