Elklan Speech & Language Support for 5-11s
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Elklan Speech & Language Support for 5-11s

Elklan Speech & Language Support for 5-11s

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Staynor Hall Community Primary Academy

Staynor Link

Selby

YO8 8GE

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A course for those working with children aged 5–11 years. It will provide information and strategies to develop the communication skills of all children but especially those with speech, language and communication needs. This is a 10-week accredited ELKLAN course for all staff in Primary Settings, which will be delivered each Friday from 1-3pm, starting on Friday 3 March 2017.

You will receive 9 credits at Level 2 or 3 (QCF) in ‘Knowledge and Practice to Support the Communication Skills of 5-11s.’

Accreditation requires:

  • Compilation of a portfolio

  • Tasks to complete between each taught session

  • Practical work with children and recording as part of the portfolio

Dates/Content

3 March - What is communication?

10 March - Understanding non-verbal communication developing lisenting and attention skills

17 March - Developing memory and independent learning

24 March - Modifying adults' speech to help a child understand language

31 March - Understanding beyond simple sentences

7 April - Promoting vocabulary development

28 April - Encouraging expressive language, development and storytelling skills

5 May - Promoting effective communication and social skills

12 May - Supporting children with unclear speech and exploring the link between speech, reading and writing

19 May - Management of stammering and other issues raised during the course

Course Leader

Rebecca Norris

Your course leader is Rebecca, an ELKLAN trainer. The Elklan course was devised by Henrietta McLachlan (RCSLT) and Liz Elks (RCSLT) (Speech and Language Therapists and Training Consultants) and accredited through ‘Ascentis Awards’. It is widely adopted by Enhanced Mainstream Schools in accelerating pupil speech, language and communication skills.

Rebecca is the Communication Lead teacher at Filey CEVC Nursery & Infant School developing the school towards the “Leeds Communication Friendly Setting Standard” with a focus on Communication through the Environment, Opportunities, Adult Interactions, Child Interactions and Excellent Communication practices.

Cost: £200

Payment Information: Payment can be made by credit/debit card, cheque or invoice


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