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Communication and Language Birth to Five

This session supports practitioners to:

  • Understand more about the development of communication and  language from birth
  • Gain information on the importance of Communication and Language in the revised EYFS and its links to other areas, including literacy
  • Reflect on practical ways to improve quality for babies, young children and their families through positive relationships and enabling environments

Course content includes

  • Born to connect: How and why do children learn and develop? 
  • Brain development birth to five – the impact of sensitive periods on social and emotional development  and communication and language
  • The tree of Communication, Language and Literacy – growing the roots
  •  Effective practice in observing, assessing and planning for
  • Listening and Attention
  • Understanding
  • Talking
  • Thinking about children at risk of language delay – positive relationships and enabling environments
  • Working with parents

There will be mix of information giving, discussion and group activity enabling participants to gain new knowledge, work with colleagues and reflect on their own practice.

Trainer: Helen Moylett

To book this course, please complete our booking enquiry form

Topic: 
Communication and Language