All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘raising your game’

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Help us make an impact with Talk about Talk

Talk about Talk is a training and tutoring programme provided by I CAN that develops young people’s communication skills. It supports vulnerable young people; those who are struggling to access training or employment, who may be excluded from education, or at risk of offending – many of these young people will have communication difficulties but often they won’t have been …

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Shine a Light Awards Finalists announced!

Here at I CAN, we were thrilled when we found out that several of our colleagues and partners have been shortlisted as part of the Shine A Light awards 2013-14, celebrating excellent practice in supporting children and young people’s communication development. This yearly event, sponsored by The Communication Trust and Pearson Assessment, is a great way to showcase all the …

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APPG for Children Inquiry: ‘Children and the Police’, by I CAN Communication Advisor, Liz Wood

I’m pleased that how the police engage with young people is in the spotlight. The All Party Parliamentary Group for Children has launched a new inquiry to explore the police’s relationships with children and young people, how they engage with them, and how children and young people view the police.  The inquiry will also consider how the police interact with …

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Update on Raising Your Game

Raising Your Game is a programme led by Mencap in partnership with I CAN  and Nacro. We’ve started to train up groups of new young people this project year to co deliver Talk about Talk. We trained up the Regional Coordinators to deliver Talk about Talk themselves and they are doing this with the young people we worked with last …

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Dawn House School pupils deliver training to I CAN staff

On Tuesday 11th June, young people from Dawn House School FE department came to London to deliver a training session to I CAN staff about how it feels to have speech, language and communication needs, what they find difficult, strategies that help them and also celebrated their talents. The training session was part of I CAN’s involvement in the Raising …

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