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Talking Matters

Title: Talking Matters

Course reference: TSM

Course tutor: Speech and language therapists

Target  audience: This course is for the entire Early Years workforce. It is encouraged that all early years workers who work face to face with children and families attend this training course.

About this course

Practitioners will have:

  • learnt why it is so important to get language and communication right early
  • learnt what to expect by certain ages and to raise expectations for children’s language and achievement
  • knowledge of a systematic and consistent approach to the language advice and strategies we are all sharing with parents
  • visualised how the jigsaw of support for children language development all fits together
  • developed personal plans to take away and have knowledge of where to access further training and support about speech, language and communication.

Course dates

Upcoming dates
Date Time Venue How to book
19 March 2020 1pm-4pm The Well, Hospital Road, Retford, DN22 7BD Book Online Using Eventbrite


The following costs will apply to this training course:

  • NCC/City EY provider: £30
  • NCC/City EY school: £60
  • Non-Nottinghamshire Provider: £60

Courses are payable by credit or debit card at the time of booking, please follow the instructions on Eventbrite – invoices will not be sent for these courses.

Booking information

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