Exploring the reality of support and provision for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs

Exploring the reality of support and provision for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs

Jean Gross explores the current provision and support for children with SLCN

Jean Gross outlines the provision and support for children with SLCN.

16 June 2017/Number of views (1382)/Comments (0)/
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Toddlers need qualified early years teachers, says children’s charity

Toddlers need qualified early years teachers, says children’s charity

New poll finds parents underestimate the importance of the pre-school years on brain development

Every nursery should have a qualified early years teacher to help toddlers develop their language and communication skills, claims a new report by Save the Children.  

06 April 2016/Number of views (6157)/Comments (0)/
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Pre-school language skills key to pupils’ success in SATs

Pre-school language skills key to pupils’ success in SATs

Study shows the lasting impact of early language skills on academic attainment

New research has found children with poor language skills at age five are less likely to achieve good SATs results at age 11, according to a study for Save the Children. 

29 February 2016/Number of views (6394)/Comments (0)/
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NAHT Edge newsletter (issue 52)

NAHT Edge newsletter (issue 52)

Weekly newsletter round-up from NAHT Edge

In this issue of your news round-up we look at the latest guidance on 16 to 19 funding, how foster care helps protect the education of children in care and whether it’s time for religious education to find a new calling. 

08 December 2015/Number of views (4782)/Comments (0)/
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Children starting school without the ‘skills needed to read, learn and succeed in the classroom’

Children starting school without the ‘skills needed to read, learn and succeed in the classroom’

75 per cent of pupils start primary school unable to speak in full sentences, survey finds

Children are starting school without the speech and language skills needed to learn in the classroom, a survey of primary school teachers has revealed.  

07 December 2015/Number of views (6619)/Comments (0)/
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