All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Better Communication Research Programme’

Lynne Milford Thinkipiece

The Communication Trust call to schools to commit to communication

The Communication Trust has launched a new paper, calling on schools to do more to put emphasis on children and young people developing good speech, language and communication skills. A Generation Adrift draws together research showing that many children and young people are not being adequately supported to develop good communication skills and those with speech, language and communication needs …

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Why are schools reporting more children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)?

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Just before Christmas, the Department for Education (DfE) launched the results of a major 3 year national research programme: the Better Communication Research Programme (BCRP), the most extensive research programme ever for SLCN with the ambitious aims of bringing together research, policy and practice. One of the headlines was that the number of children and young people at primary and …

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