Category: Whole school

Debra Myhill ‘Talking Matters’ slides and recording

Professor Debra Myhill from Exeter University presented (via Zoom) on 28th September 2020. Her talk specifically addressed the role of talk in the classroom, so will be of interest to those developing students’ oracy as well as those who work with students with speech, language and communication needs. The recording, slides, and the chat from Zoom may be accessed via this link.

New report highlights vocabulary gap in students

Oxford University Press have released a report highlighting the vocabulary gap that exists for many students, its impacts, the concerns teachers have and what can be done to close the gap.

Read the full report here:

https://global.oup.com/education/content/dictionaries/key-issues/word-gap/

Conferences

NAPLIC 2020 Conference: “Developmental Language Disorder: moving forward together”

Saturday March 21st saw the first ever NAPLIC online conference. This was thrust upon us by circumstances, and although a very different experience it was amazingly successful.

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