Category Archive for: ‘Early Years Workers’

CBC 2015 Logo

Launching Chatterbox Challenge 2015: Garden Adventures with Ben & Holly!

Today, we are delighted to launch Chatterbox Challenge 2015: Garden Adventures with Ben & Holly. Now in its 14th year, Chatterbox Challenge is the annual early years sing-along event that takes place across the UK for children under 5. Chatterbox Challenge Week will be taking place 9-15th February 2015 but groups can take part in the Challenge at any time …

Read More
NPDW

No Pens Day Wednesday 2014 – the new resources are here for you!

By Jo Bolton, Project Officer, The Communication Trust. Yesterday (10th September) we launched our biggest package of new resources for No Pens Day Wednesday since it started back in 2011! With brand new lesson plans for every year group in primary and secondary settings, lesson plans and activity ideas for the first time ever for early years and specialist provision, …

Read More
Read 12

I CAN joins the fights to boost children’s language and literacy

Today I CAN is proud to join Save the Children, the National Literacy Trust, the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), Teach First, Achievement for All, and other partners, as a founder member of the Read On. Get On. campaign. Together, our mission is to ensure that, by 2025, every 11 year old reads well. To achieve this, we are …

Read More
The Communication Commitment

The Communication Commitment updated to reflect the new SEND Code of Practice

The Communication Commitment updated to reflect the new SEND Code of Practice   The Commitment is a free online resource to help schools support all pupils, including those with SLCN, to communicate to the best of their ability. Communication skills are essential for learning, developing relationships, and emotional well-being; the Commitment helps schools to develop a greater understanding and emphasis on …

Read More
Licensee Case Study

A Licensee Case Study: Claire Findlay, Early Talk Licensed Tutor and Good Practice Validation Mentor

I trained originally as a Speech and Language Therapist and worked in the NHS for 10 years. Then I moved to Northamptonshire County Council for 24 years, co-managing the Portage service before becoming self-employed 2 years ago. I trained as an Early Talk Licensed Tutor in June 2013 and as a GPV Mentor in November that year. I also work …

Read More