Language development is a central concern in the education field, particularly following the recent pandemic. The new curriculum guidance and government priorities focus on language development as a precursor of children’s academic progress and a foundation for better life outcomes.
Attention and listening skills are the base of communication and allow children to successfully access new skills and thrive in a social environment. In this course, we will look at the different levels of attention and how to support their development with practical ideas.
Links to Early Years and SEND guidance: Birth to 5 Matters 2021 (Personal Social and Emotional Development; Communication and Language); Statutory Framework for the EYFS 2021 (‘Managing Children’s Behaviour’ points 3.53-3.54); SEND Code of Practice 2015 (‘The Graduated Approach’ points 5.36-5.46 and 6.44-6.56).
Audience: All Practitioners in Early Years PVI Settings and Schools
Trainer: Carla Cornelius