Category Archive for: ‘Early Years Workers’

Jake And Tizzy Chrissie And Caitlin 2

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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It’s not too late to secure training from I CAN for your September INSET Day!

With the new school year fast approaching, many schools are looking for productive training opportunities for their INSET days. The forthcoming INSET days provide the perfect opportunity for schools and settings to develop their expertise in supporting the communication development of their pupils. The following training packages available from I CAN cover the entire school remit from the early years …

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Read On Get On

Ready To Read: Blog from Virginia Beardshaw I CAN CEO

For everyone interested in children’s language and its vital link to life chances, today sees the publication of a really important report from the Read On. Get On. coalition of which I CAN is a founder member. Ready to Read:  Closing the gap in early language skills so that every child can read well demonstrates that a third of children …

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Introducing Early Talk Boost!

Early Talk Boost is I CAN’s new language and communication intervention programme for 3-4 year olds launching in the autumn. The Early Talk Boost intervention has been based on the excellent Talk Boost model which has been running successfully for 3 years. Initial findings show that after the nine week Early Talk Boost intervention, children have made statistically significant progress …

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