Jane Harley "Without enough language - a word gap - a child is seriously limited in their enjoyment of school and success beyond" The session sponsored by Oxford University Press and organised by Sefton School Improvement Team, offers the exciting opportunity to attend a FREE** half day of professional development delivered by Jean Gross, Independent Education consultant on closing the word gap. Jean Gross is an expert in her field and her best-selling book,Time to Talk, now in its second edition, reflects the many examples of good practice she saw in her recent role as Communication Champion for children.
Event Agenda: # The links between vocabulary and reading comprehension. # How to create communication-supportive classroom and school environments. # Whole-class approaches to developing vocabulary and wider language skills. # Choosing and implementing ‘catch-up’ strategies for those with limited language. # Good practice in supporting parents and carers to develop their children’s language skills.
Cancellation within three days of training will incur a 50% charge. Delegates who fail to attend on the day will be charged at the full rate.
- £17.50 non-profit charge to cover venue costs. Car Parking Permit available from reception.
Primary Headteachers, Members of SLT and Subject Leaders.