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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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Engage in Education

Engage in Education evaluation report

At the end of May the Engage in Education external evaluation report was released to accompany I CAN’s own evaluation of this programme. Key outcomes mentioned in the report included a reduction in fixed term exclusions, a 58% increase in young people’s attendance, and a 61% increase in their attainment. Around 65% of young people reported their communication skills had …

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SLI Boy

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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