Category Archive for: ‘CBC2015’

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A review of the adventures of ‘Jake and Tizzy’: a new series of story books from I CAN

Retired lecturer Chrissie Boylan read the eight Jake and Tizzy stories with her niece Caitlin, aged 4… “I read the Jake and Tizzy stories with my four year old great-niece Caitlin earlier this year. The first thing that caught our eye was the overall look of the books. The illustrations are really vibrant, appealing and easy for a child to …

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Congratulations to our 2015 Chatterbox Challenge Competition Winners!

On 9th – 15th February thousands of little Chatterboxes across the UK took part in our annual Chatterbox Challenge: Garden Adventures with Ben & Holly, the fundraising and awareness raising event for children under 5. This year we raised £80,000 and reached over 160,000 children. All those that fundraised at their Challenge were entered into the Chatterbox Challenge Silver Shooting Star and Magical …

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Blog from our CEO: New government set on extending its free childcare offer.

Blog by I CAN’s CEO, Virginia Beardshaw. There’s been lots of focus on children’s early years pre and post election. The new government is set on extending its free childcare offer for poor families, as a way of getting more parents into work. This is a key plank of the new government’s policy for addressing poverty and disadvantage. So far …

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I CAN’s Early Talk and the Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

As a legacy of the Early Language Development Programme (ELDP) project, I CAN has reintroduced two training courses for early years professionals. The reintroduction is timely in light of the EYPP. The two courses which now fall under the Early Talk training umbrella are namely  Working with Under 3s and Working with Parents. The courses separately address issues faced by …

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Thanks to all our little Chatterboxes! It’s not too late to get involved

Last week we saw thousands of little Chatterboxes sing a-long with Ben & Holly for our annual Chatterbox Challenge: Garden Adventures with Ben & Holly, the fundraising and awareness raising event for children under 5. Many of you across the UK got involved and shared your lovely pictures and news with us on Facebook and Twitter. Our fantastic early years …

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