Category Archive for: ‘Teachers’

Meath School Choir And Gareth Malone OBE

The MGGB Dinner with the Meath School Choir and Gareth Malone OBE – by I CAN CEO Virginia Beardshaw

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It was a ‘pinch me’ moment and a half. Whatever was I doing at Claridge’s hobnobbing with Gareth Malone? What, indeed, was Gareth doing conducting the Meath Singers and the 200 + top UK marketers, PR gurus and brand managers in a rousing rendition of ‘Jingle Bells’? The Meath Singers came to perform for the Marketing Group of Great Britain …

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A Recipe for Speaking Success!

By I CAN Communication Advisor, Amanda Baxter Now that the seasons have changed and we’re coming into to winter we might be less likely to spend time outside with our children (except for those of us shivering at the play parks). Now is a good time to start on some indoor activities that are fun and can help your child’s …

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Students at I CAN’s Dawn House School participate in pupil voice activity commissioned by the government.

Pupil voice consultations are well regarded in schools as a way for teachers to gather useful feedback from students about their education and how it could be improved. In November, students at I CAN’s Dawn House School participated in a pupil voice activity – but one commissioned by government. Currently, the DfE is consulting on the Draft Code of Practice …

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Could you help I CAN be Morrisons next Charity Partner?

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We are delighted that Morrisons has shortlisted I CAN to be one of 3 charities that their staff can vote for over the next couple of weeks.  Of course, 3 charities means 3 worthy causes.  But at I CAN we are determined to do all we can to win the support of Morrisons staff because we know just how transformational …

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I CAN’s 125th Anniversary – Reflections from Virginia Beardshaw CEO

Yesterday was I CAN’s actual 125th birthday – something really to celebrate. I CAN stands proudly today as an organisation established 125 years ago to help vulnerable children – our job in 1888, and our job now. For the past 60 years I CAN has worked to ensure that all children can communicate to the best of their ability, and …

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