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research round up

Research Round-Up

In light of this month’s theme of “Evidence for Outcomes”, we have rounded up recent report findings from across our field. We’ll be keeping up-to-date with the latest developments and discoveries in children’s speech, language and communication, education, SEN and wider social issues, ensuring our readers are also kept in the loop. Here are some of the latest pieces of …

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Department for Education

I CAN provides evidence to the National Fostering Stocktake

The Department for Education put out a call for evidence as part of a consultation for the ‘National Fostering Stocktake’ – a review of the fostering system in the UK.  You can download I CAN’s response in full here. Tweet government,politics news,politics news,politics

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Blog from our CEO: New government set on extending its free childcare offer.

Blog by I CAN’s CEO, Virginia Beardshaw. There’s been lots of focus on children’s early years pre and post election. The new government is set on extending its free childcare offer for poor families, as a way of getting more parents into work. This is a key plank of the new government’s policy for addressing poverty and disadvantage. So far …

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Talk Boost VB Blog

I CAN’s CEO Virginia Beardshaw visits Milwards Primary School in Harlow, Essex, to see Talk Boost in action.

Seeing Talk Boost in action at Harlow’s Milwards School put a real spring in my step. A truly talented Teaching Assistant encouraging Year 1 children to ‘build sentences’ was really worth watching. I was at Milwards with Carey Bennet, Achievement for All’s National Delivery Director, to show a colleague from the Department of Education how I CAN and Achievement for …

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SEND Code Of Practice

Blog on SEND Code of Practice from I CAN’s CEO, Virginia Beardshaw

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This week the Department for Education published its SEND Code of Practice.  Just one more round of Parliamentary scrutiny and it will be done and dusted – and not a moment to soon, since implementation of the Children and Families Act 2014 starts this September. Working together, the children’s communication sector, led by The Communication Trust, which I CAN hosts, …

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