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Communication and Interaction

Talking Partners 12/04/18
Thursday 12th April 2018, & 26/04/18 9am-3.45pm

Who is it for:

Experienced teaching assistants and a teacher who will support the programme in school.

Areas Covered:

  • The improvement of communication skills in children who may fall into the following categories; lack of skills and confidence as speakers and/or listeners, EAL learners, emotional literacy needs, SEND, SEBD (mild), gifted and talented.
  • Focused activities and the use of target language to enable pupils to develop their independent skills and accelerate their speaking and listening progress.
  • A training and planning resource pack is included

Course Outcomes:

  • This 2 day course equips trainees to deliver a structured oral language programme to raise levels of achievement by improving speaking and listening skills for groups of children from nursery to year 6
  • Children are supported to become independent learners
  • Improvement in children’s literacy skills, supporting learning across the curriculum

Dates: 12 and 26 April 2018

 Duration: Full day, 9am-3.45pm

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 


Two day course

£295 per delegate from Leicester City Council maintained schools - including £75 resource pack.

£350 per delegate from non-maintained schools - including £75 resource pack.


Course details:

Reference: SPCLCOUR1592
Date: Thursday 12th April 2018
Time: & 26/04/18 9am-3.45pm
Cost: £295 per delegate (Leicester Maintained Schools)
£350 per delegate (All Other Schools - Non-Maintained)
Trainers: LCI Support Team
Location: New Parks House
Pindar Road, Leicester LE3 9RN
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