All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Save the Children’

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New survey results from Save the Children

By Kate Freeman, Lead Communication Advisor A recent Save the Children survey highlighted teachers’ concerns about children struggling to speak in full sentences and follow simple instructions.  Teachers said that many never catch up and that early language gaps drag down school results, making it harder to deliver the curriculum for all children. Speaking and listening skills underpin literacy and …

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The serious business of having fun with words – a blog from I CAN’s Director of Outcomes & Information and a qualified speech & language therapist

This week our blog is dedicated to our membership of the Read On.Get On campaign which is focussing on getting little ones ready to read by helping parents develop 2-5 year old’s communication skills. All week we’ve been involved as part of the Read On.Get On campaign, working to help parents to get their little ones ready to read by …

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Boys can be chatterboxes too! A blog from Mary Hartshorne, I CAN’s Director of Outcomes & Information and a qualified speech & language therapist

This week our blog is dedicated to our membership of the Read On.Get On campaign which is focussing on getting little ones ready to read by helping parents develop 2-5 year old’s communication skills Last month the Read On.Get On campaign launched a new report which showed the difference not only in the language and reading ability of children growing …

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Reading England’s Future: Blog from I CAN CEO Virginia Beardshaw

Read On. Get On. released a new report last week, Reading England’s Future: Mapping how well the poorest children read. I CAN is a founding coalition member of this national language and literacy campaign. We are working with our coalition partners to ensure that communities are mobilised so all children read well by age 11. The latest report from the Read …

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I CAN joins the fights to boost children’s language and literacy

Today I CAN is proud to join Save the Children, the National Literacy Trust, the National Association of Head Teachers (NAHT), Teach First, Achievement for All, and other partners, as a founder member of the Read On. Get On. campaign. Together, our mission is to ensure that, by 2025, every 11 year old reads well. To achieve this, we are …

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