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Communication and Interaction

Get going with communication 11/05/18
Friday 11th May 2018, & 18/05/18 9.30am-3.30pm

 Who is it for:

Early years teachers and teaching assistants.

Areas Covered:

• This course develops practitioners’ knowledge and understanding of how children’s communication and language skills develop.

• It provides practical id

eas to enable practitioners to support these skills.

 Course Outcomes:

• Understand the processes involved in communication.

• Revisit typical development of speech, language and communication skills.

• Be aware of a range of speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).

• Recognise the importance of attachment and positive relationships in promoting children’s development.

• Learn and practise strategies to support children’s language.


2 & 9 November 2017, full day 9.30 – 3.30pm


21, 28 February 2018, and 7 & 14 March 2018, 1pm-4pm


11 & 18 May 2018, full day 9.30am-3.30pm

Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your EYST link teacher or email sarah.mounsey@leicester.gov.uk  


£220 for delegates fromLeicester City Council maintained schools.

£275 for delegates from non-maintained schools.

All full day courses include lunch.

Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1584
Date: Friday 11th May 2018
Time: & 18/05/18 9.30am-3.30pm
Cost: £220 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£275 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: EYST
Location: Early Years Support Centre
Pindar Road, Leicester LE3 9RN
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