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Promoting communication and language skills in the EYFS

Price:
£40.00
Date: 
Thursday, 14 October, 2021
Location: 
Online
Venue: 
Online

Course description

Concerns have been expressed that the expected trajectory for the development of young children’s communication and language skills has been impacted during the recent pandemic. This course takes a fresh look at how early years practitioners are in a prime position to identify where there might be gaps and  support early communication and language skills effectively across the birth to 5 age range.    The first of these two linked sessions will enable you to:
  • understand the expected trajectory of language development of children from birth to 5;
  • consider the link between children’s developing language skills and access to the wider early years curriculum;
  • develop a range of pedagogic strategies to support the development of children’s communication and language skills in the early years setting.
  You will be invited to undertake a guided observation and assessment of one of your key children’s communication and language skills to bring to use in Part 2.   Part 2 will enable you to: 
  • know what it means to take a responsive approach to supporting children’s language development through listening to children’s utterances;
  • consider how children communicate through the use of non-verbal language skills, understanding what it is that they have to "say";
  • develop a range of pedagogic strategies to support the holistic development of children’s communication and language skills in the early years setting.

The webinar will take place on the following dates and times:

Session 1: 14th October, 7pm-8.30pm
Session 2: 21st October, 7pm-8.30pm

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Speaker/s: 
Helen Bradford
Time: 
7pm-8.30pm
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