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Early Talk Boost Training (Fully Booked)

Aberdeen City Council - Building Capacity Team

Monday, 16 September 2019 from 16:00 to 18:00 (BST)

Early Talk Boost Training (Fully Booked)

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Event Details

Learning Contract

Aberdeen City Council – Education and Children’s Services

 

Event Title

Early Talk Boost Training

Focus Area

Literacy

 

Commissioned By

Anne Thirkell

 

Date of event

Monday 16th September 2019. + date tbc 

(Twilight sessions) Both dates must be attended

 

Time of event

4pm – 6pm

 

Venue

Marischal College

 

Target Personnel

Early Talk Boost training is for early years practitioners working with groups of children aged 3 years 0 months to 4 years 6 months in early years’ settings.

Maximum no of participants

20

 

Minimum no of participants

8

 

Course Content/Objectives

Early Talk Boost is a targeted intervention aimed at children aged 3 years 0 months to 4 years 6 months with delayed language development helping to boost their language skills to help narrow the gap between them and their peers. ICAN’s Evaluation Report shows that after Early Talk Boost, children make statistically significant progress in their early language. On average they make 6 months progress after a nine week intervention helping them to catch up with other children their age. This is twice the amount of progress of children not having the intervention.

 

The intervention is delivered 3 times per week by a trained early years’ practitioner to a group of up to 8 children over a nine week period. The intervention is supported by an initial training package and includes an Early Talk Boost Tracker to help identify appropriate children for the intervention and to measure their progress. The intervention also includes a workshop for parents/carers to enable them to develop children’s communication and language skills at home.

For more info, schools could look at the following:

http://icancharity.org.uk/early-talk-boost-homepage

 

Outcomes sought

The training will give participants the skills and knowledge to understand the rationale behind Early Talk Boost, identify appropriate children, measure their progress and deliver the intervention successfully.

How does it link to the standards

2.1 Professional Knowledge and Understanding

2.2 Professional Skills and Abilities Teachers

 

Project Team (everyone involved in the project/programme/CPD event)

Julie Ewart (Speech & Language Therapy)

Margaret Winton (Education)

 


 

Do you have questions about Early Talk Boost Training (Fully Booked)? Contact Aberdeen City Council - Building Capacity Team

When & Where


Marischal College 4-W-01
Broad Street
AB10 1AB Aberdeen
United Kingdom

Monday, 16 September 2019 from 16:00 to 18:00 (BST)


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