Category Archive for: ‘Teachers’

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Help us make an impact with Talk about Talk

Talk about Talk is a training and tutoring programme provided by I CAN that develops young people’s communication skills. It supports vulnerable young people; those who are struggling to access training or employment, who may be excluded from education, or at risk of offending – many of these young people will have communication difficulties but often they won’t have been …

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A blog from Jasmine Woolven, Mathematics teacher at Overton Grange School, Sutton

I CAN’s Secondary Talk is an evidence-based practical programme to help schools support their young people to develop essential communication skills. In this blog we hear from Jasmine Woolven from Overton Grange School about using a communication rich teaching style for the teaching of Maths, and the impact on pupils. My name is Jasmine Woolven – I teach Mathematics at Overton …

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The next steps in listening! By Amanda Baxter, I CAN Communication Advisor

This blog comes to you from an I CAN speech & language therapist and explores the importance of listening skills, and what you can to to develop them! Listening is a skill that develops from when we’re born to adulthood (and then we often use our ‘selective hearing’ to listen to the things we want to hear!). Just like any …

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Read I CAN volunteer Chris’ story and be inspired to run the Bath Half 2015 or Brighton Marathon 2015!

Christopher Roberts came over from the US last year and worked as an I CAN volunteer at Meath School. While he was here volunteering he not only took part in the Bath Half Marathon for I CAN but ran the Brighton Marathon for us too! See his story below…. To begin, I’ll say what first started as a means to …

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Raising Your Game comes to an end – Liz Wood, I CAN Communication Advisor

Raising Your Game is sadly coming to an end after five years of working with Mencap and Nacro to improve the lives of young people with a learning disability or communication difficulty who have offended or are at risk of offending. It was a partnership project and I CAN’s main role was to develop and co-deliver with young people, Talk …

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