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No Pens Day Wednesday

Pens down, speak up! It’s #NoPensDay Wednesday

Today (4th October, 2017) is No Pens Day Wednesday, a day dedicated to showcasing the importance of speech, language and communication within the classroom, encouraging schools and settings to put down their pens and to run a day of speaking and listening activities. With the first No Pens Day being held in 2011, the event is now in its seventh …

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A blog to say Farewell and Happy Christmas!

Its been a very long goodbye,  but the moment to say “Farewell” as Chief Executive of I CAN is fast approaching. I CAN celebrated its 127th birthday on 26 November.  I’ve only been responsible for the most recent ten and a half of those years. With such a distinguished history, all any one person can do is serve the charity …

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No Pens Day Wednesday – 7th October 2015

With less than three weeks to go until No Pens Day Wednesday 2015, we thought we’d let you know about the fantastic new resources that have recently gone live on the website. Firstly, we have added a range of new free lesson plans for Secondary, Special and Early Years settings, bringing our total number of Trust lesson plans on the site to almost …

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No Pens Day Wednesday 2014 – the new resources are here for you!

By Jo Bolton, Project Officer, The Communication Trust. Yesterday (10th September) we launched our biggest package of new resources for No Pens Day Wednesday since it started back in 2011! With brand new lesson plans for every year group in primary and secondary settings, lesson plans and activity ideas for the first time ever for early years and specialist provision, …

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I CAN’s Meath School and Dawn House School take part in The Communication Trust’s No Pens Day Wednesday.

I CAN’s Meath School and Dawn House School took part in The Communication Trust’s No Pens Day Wednesday this week. Nearly 100 pupils across the two schools put down their pens for the day and took part in activities developing alternative forms of communication. At Meath, one activity was telling stories using drama and video. This aimed to engage pupils …

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