All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘The Communication Trust’

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I CAN celebrations after Shine a Light Awards 2013/14 successes!

Individuals and teams of professionals working with I CAN have been honoured at the annual Shine a Light awards in London yesterday (Thursday 3rd April). The 2013/2014 Shine a Light Awards are a national awards scheme that celebrate innovative work and excellent practice in supporting children and young people’s communication development, run by Pearson Assessment in partnership with The Communication …

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Dawn House School student performs at national Voice Box Competition

On Monday 17th March Alex Horne, a Year 6 pupil from Dawn House School, was one of 10 finalists invited to perform a joke at the national Voice Box competition held at Speaker’s House in the Palace of Westminster. Voice Box, run by the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists and The Communication Trust, was a national competition for …

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Children and Families Bill becomes an Act: Blog from Virginia Beardshaw I CAN CEO

Yesterday the Children and Families Bill received Royal Assent and became an Act – the Children and Families Act 2014. The SEN reforms contained in the new Act are correctly billed as the biggest change to Special Education for a generation. Their passing into law is a true milestone. Before we get enmeshed in questions of implementation it is worth …

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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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The Communication Commitment

Dedicate a senior leadership team meeting to communication Set up a Communication Innovation Bank where staff share activities and ideas they find useful Introduce a visual support strategy in classrooms Read guidance on commissioning specialist speech and language support and discuss your actions as a leadership team Share information on communication with parents… What do all these things have in …

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