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Early Years and School Years


Spring/Summer 2012 Workshops for Primary Schools

Supporting Children with Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties.
These practical ½ day workshops provide the ideal opportunity for Primary SENCOs, teachers and teaching assistants to refresh and up-skill.
‘Very friendly and relaxed delivery. Made me feel I could take things away and put into practice readily.’ TA
‘Inspiring and feel equipped to do work with SLCN students. Good mix of theory and practical.’ Teacher
‘Practical strategies to support SLCN and all students. How to teach key skills effectively’ Teacher
  1. Supporting students who stammer – Tuesday 20th March or Friday 22nd June
  • When should we be concerned about a child’s fluency?
  • Supporting the pupil who stammers in class
  • Dealing with teasing and bullying 
2.   Introduction to Developing Vocabulary (Part 1)  – Wed 9th May
  • Learn about vocabulary development
  • Learn methods to teach vocabulary
  • Practise implementing some strategies
 3.   Developing Vocabulary Effectively (Part 2) – Wed 13thJune
You must have attended Vocabulary (Part 1)
  • Review theory and methods for teaching vocabulary from introductory session
  • Explore extended examples
  • Discuss and troubleshoot  implementing the strategies in your school
Talkcoach has extensive experience of working within education settings. The team has contributed to recent projects commissioned  by the DfE (Better Communication Research Programme and Stammering Information Programme), the Nuffield Foundation (Enhancing Language and Communication in Secondary Schools) and the Communication Trust (Transition to secondary school: supporting  pupils with speech, language and communication needs).
Venue: Okehampton
Time: 9.30 to 12.30 (Registration at 9.15)
Price: £35 + VAT per workshop
Booking: You can book online for individual workshops or email Full venue details on booking.
To download a pdf flyer click here



"It opened my eyes to the complex nature of SLCN and how far reaching this is." TA