Courses

All of our licensed authorities offer their own programme of Language for Learning courses. Read more about the training courses Language for Learning offers on our training page. Details of training courses currently available can be found below.

For more information contact your local Language for Learning training co-ordinator or Emma Jordan at enquiries@languageforlearning.co.uk.

If you would like Language for Learning to come to your area to deliver training, then please contact us.

WORCESTERSHIRE
In Worcestershire we run a programme of training throughout the academic year in addition to offering training at a whole setting or whole school level. This programme includes a mix of half day introductory training courses through to six session module courses from foundation stage through to secondary level. You will find current courses available below.

Show Me DVD
We have a free copy of our Show Me DVD for all Worcestershire schools and early years settings. Collect yours on Language for Learning training courses, Worcestershire SLCN Pathway training and through the Every Child a Talker programme

Worcestershire

Co-ordinator: Emma Jordan
Contact: enquiries@languageforlearning.co.uk

Forthcoming Courses:

Foundation Stage Two Day Course

11th February & 11th March 2019: 9.15am - 3.30am

Worcestershire Young farmers Club, Shires Farm, Worcester

With Rosalind Pow and Kathy Othen

This two day course is designed for anyone working in early years settings who needs to develop their knowledge and skills in supporting children's speech, language and communication skills. This comprehensive training builds on from our half day course 'An Introduction to SLCN for Early Years Practitioners'

The course includes:
• The Language for Learning ‘Model of Speech, Language and Communication’.
• Typical language development and identification tools to help you recognise young children with SLCN.
• An extensive range of practical strategies to support young children in their development.
• Exploration of specific language and communication skills, including processing information/instructions, vocabulary skills, expressive language and social development.
• Competencies at an enhanced level of the Speech, Language and Communication Framework

Email: enquiries@languageforlearning.co.uk

Download a flyer and application form

£ 130.00 per participant.

Closing Date: 1st February 2019

NEW AND UPDATED: Memory and Language

21st March 2019: 9.15am - 12.00pm

Shires Farm, Worcestershire Young Farmer's Club, Worcester

This half day training course is designed for education staff working in both primary and secondary schools. It includes:

• Knowledge and understanding of different types of memory, including short term processing and long term memories
• An exploration of the link between working auditory memory skills and the ability to follow instructions and understand language used
in the classroom
• An understanding of the link between memory, language and different aspects of the curriculum, including the barriers in learning new
vocabulary
• A range of practical strategies to support pupils across the curriculum
• Resources to help you explore and identify strategies to support working memory
• Competences at a universal and enhanced level of the Speech, Language and Communication Framework

Email: enquiries@languageforlearning.co.uk

Download a flyer and application form

£ 65.00 per participant.

Closing Date: 15th March 2019

Key Stage 1 and 2 Intensive 3 Day Course

7th June, 21st June & 5th July 2019: 9.15am - 3.30pm

Worcestershire Young Farmers Club, Shires Farm, Worcester

This three day course is designed for anyone working in mainstream settings who need to develop their knowledge and skills in supporting children’s speech, language and communication skills.

The course includes:
• The Language for Learning ‘Model of Speech, Language and Communication’
• A whole school and whole class approach to supporting speech, language and communication skills
• Audit tools to help you develop support at a universal level
• Typical language development and identification tools to help you recognise children with SLCN
• Exploration of specific language and communication skills-including processing information/instructions, vocabulary development, memory and social communication skills
• An extensive range of practical strategies to support children in their development
• Competences at a universal and enhanced level of the Speech, Language and Communication Framework

Download a flyer and application form

Email: enquiries@languageforlearning.co.uk

£ 165.00 per participant.

Closing Date: 30th May 2019

Birmingham

Co-ordinator: Jo Williams
Contact: info@soundswellspeech.com

Forthcoming Courses:

Speech and Language Therapists working in Mainstream School

5th March 2019: 9.15am - 3.30pm

Quinborne Community Centre, Ridgacre Road, Quinton, Birmingham, B32 2TW

This day course includes:

• A comprehensive guide for therapists working in mainstream schools
• The Language for Learning 'Model of Speech, Language and Communication'
• An extensive range of tools to support therapists in identifying and supporting school age children with SLCN
• Links to the national curriculum and new SEN Code of Practice
• Competencies at an enhanced and specialist level of the Speech, Language and Communication Framework

Every therapist will receive a resources kit including our new book available in 2016,Identification, Assessment and Intervention and a demonstration pack of universal strategies to support mainstream school practice.

Download an flyer and application form

Email: info@soundswellspeech.com

£ 165.00 per participant.

Closing Date: 8th February 2019