How to support children’s language in the early years – Online

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How to support children’s language in the early years – Online

What is this course?

This course will provide an update on the current evidence base for supporting children’s language and communication skills in the early years. It will provide an overview of the effectiveness of different techniques and interventions to improve language and communicative development in preschool children. It will also support learners to develop their critical appraisal skills to interpret research evidence, crucial where resources are increasingly tight and practitioners need to be confident that the interventions they choose are likely to work.

Start date Monday 21 September 2020

Time 9:30am - 4:30pm

Location Online

Fee £99.00-£120.00

Discounts available

Student and SaLT returners to work £50

Course presenter: Prof Julian Pine and colleagues from the ESRC LuCiD Centre

Professor Julian Pine is the Director of the ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD)

Julian Pine is a Professor of Developmental Psychology at the University of Liverpool and Director of the ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD) at the Universities of Liverpool, Manchester and Lancaster. He has been conducting research on children’s language development for over 30 years and has published extensively on how children learn to talk both in English and in a variety of other languages, including Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Polish and Spanish. His research focuses on early vocabulary, morphological and grammatical development, and on how parents can support their children’s language learning.

Why attend this course?

  • Your role means you have responsibility for providing either input or advice to children within the EYFS
  • The presenting needs within the setting/s include significant numbers of children with either impoverished or delayed language and you need to maximise the impact of your contact time
  • You want to be up to date with regard to the current evidence base, reintervention and support, most specifically to identify techniques proven to support language development in the Early Years.
  • You want to know how being better able to identify good and bad evidence can impact on your own practice
  • You will be taught by a world-leading expert in child language research.

Who is this course for?

This course is highly relevant for speech and language therapists, Educational Psychologists and Specialist Language Teachers.

Course topics

  • Tips for appraisal of research evidence – how to efficiently judge evidence quality of child language research
  • What child language practitioners and researchers are able to learn from one another
  • How can we influence child language development?
  • Which language interventions have been proven to work and what tools are there to help identify these?

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