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After 15 years as a teacher, in which he led two English departments and was an Assistant Head, David is now a freelance trainer, education consultant, conference speaker, provocateur and writer. He writes the blog The Learning Spy and is also the author of the best-selling, The Perfect English Lesson and The Secret of Literacy.
It’s understandable that parents want to get the label because they believe it will lead to an intervention, but interventions are ineffective, expensive and time-consuming