We can identify any students not reaching their predicted ability on an attainment test and do further screening to see if the student is presenting with a specific learning difficulty.
Mary Everad, Assistant Principal, Dunshaughlin Community College, Co.Meath

Access arrangements for learners with dyslexia taking GCSE and A Level exams

Lia Castiglione, Professional Practice Leader at Patoss talks about the options available for students with dyslexia.

Primary schools get help to identify pupils with speech and language difficulties in minutes

At a time when resources to support children with speech and language difficulties is at best inequitable or at worst inaccessible*, GL Assessment has unveiled a toolkit to help primary schools easily screen and support children with speech and language difficulties.

Misbehaviour or misidentification?

Claire Westwood discusses why getting to the root of a child’s communication difficulties can radically alter their experience of education and beyond.

Doubting Miss Daisies: the link between low self-esteem and under-performance in girls

Low self-esteem can have a direct effect on reading attainment, particularly for girls, according to our new report looking at assessment data of over 40,000 pupils. Read the findings, real case studies and our recommended interventions.

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