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Communication and Interaction

Speech and language support for 5-11s (ELKLAN)
Monday 1st October 2018, Monday Mornings 09:00 - 12:00


Who is it for:

Teaching assistants - Key Stages 1 and 2


Areas Covered:

  •  This course is delivered on one morning a week for 10 weeks.
  • The course explains the communication process and difficulties that children may experience with speech, language and communication.
  •  The course provides a range of practical strategies that may be used by teaching assistants in their work in the classroom or when supporting individual children.


Course Outcomes:

  •  Accreditation at level 2 or level 3 (OCN).
  •  Increased understanding of the communication process.
  • Increased understanding of speech, language and communication needs in children.
  • Knowledge of a range of strategies, approaches and resources to use in the classroom and with individual children to support SLCN.

Training Dates

  • Monday mornings (09:00-12:00)
  • October 1st,8th,15th,29th 2018
  • November 5th,12th,19th,26th 2018
  • December 3rd,10th 2018

           (excluding half term)

Alternatively this course can be delivered in your school/setting. Please discuss this with your LCI link teacher or email Liz.Richardson@leicester.gov.uk 


Duration:  10 x half day sessions, am


Fee:  £350 per delegate from LCC maintained school.

£427.50 per delegate from non-maintained schools.

Includes £80 registration fee and book.



Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1959
Date: Monday 1st October 2018
Time: Monday Mornings 09:00 - 12:00
Cost: £350 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£427.5 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester, LE39RN
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