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Monthly Musings

A BOGOF of oracy news for you this month. Follow the latest news about the APPG Oracy white paper response and positive steps highlighted in the recent English Research Review

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Boosting Reading online training - Summer dates

Now is your chance to train to become a Boosting Reading Partner. Kerry Clegg (BR@P/ BR@S National Trainer) is offering the full training programme online, during the Summer Term

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Would you like to be a Boosting Reading Trainer

Are you a trained boostingreading@primary or boostingreading@secondary teacher co-ordinator? Would you like to be able to lead training in your own school or local area? Kerry Clegg one of our national BR trainers is running training in the Summer Term

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New Research Highlights Efficacy of Boosting Reading Programme

The University of West England(UWE) have been working in conjunction with Bristol LEA for a number of years to offer Boosting Reading Training to students as part of their Initial Teacher Education. Jane Carter Senior Lecturer in Primary/ Early Years (UWE) has just published research which highlights the positive impact of the programme for both children and preservice teachers alike

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Joining the Dots... APPG Oracy Final Report

The Oracy: All Party Parlimentary Group, chaired by Emma Hartley MP has just launched and published their final report. This key documentation highlights the unequal access of opportunities to develop oracy for pupils across England and emphasises the imperative of doing something about it!

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Back to School - Tips for Parents

So... our children are returning to school; they need to settle back into academic life and catch up. But for children and young people there are much wider implications socially and emotionally. How can parents prepare and support them through the process? Dr Shreena Ghelani a Senior NHS Psychologist shares tips and advice

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Data request...with your help we can make a difference

Each year at Education Works we collate local data for TP@P, BR@P and BR@S. Together we can create a current picture of these highly successful interventions. Do you have data you could share?

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Catch up during Covid

As we settle pupils back into school for the Autumn term, now more than ever you may have pupils who are causing us concern. We can help!

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New Faces at Education Works

These are exciting times for boostingreading@primary and boostingreading@secondary. Four new National Trainers have just joined our team

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Brand new TP@P case studies

Go to our new web page to find examples of good practice in TP@P. We have the figures and know that TP@P works. Now we have collated case studies, which help us to get behind those figures and deepen our understanding of the many benefits of the programme

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Data protection - we have got it covered

As you are no doubt aware new regulations re data protection came in to force on 25 May 2018. Education Works is fully compliant. If you would like to see our privacy policy, read on

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New BR@P and BR@S materials and training updates

Available now, two brand new resources; the New BR Prompt Card Pack and BR Comprehension Bookmarks. Jan is offering hour long e-tutorials for trainers (including updated powerpoints)

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Speaking and Listening: e-tutorials

Keep up to date with trainer updates for; Nurturing Talk, Talking Partners@Primary and Talk Volunteers. If you would like at book an e-tutorial, read on...

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New Resources

Hot off the press... we now have new Talk Frameworks available with Widget Symbols included.

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We are still making a difference... it's in writing!

We have just published our 2014-15 data reports for talkingpartners@primary. It continues to be a great success and for the first time we have evidence of the direct impact on writing.

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BRP 'rebranded' tutorials - contact Jan!

BRP has now been rebranded.The newly named Boostingreading@primary and Boostingreading@secondary partner files are now available for BRP trainers. Jan will continue to offer on-line tutorials about the new materials on a bespoke basis

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Elklan Training...

This term Clare has been working with teachers and teaching assistants in the Bradford area, delivering the Elklan course 'Speech and Language support for 5-11s'. The course provides information and strategies which develop communication skills for all children, but especially those with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).

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Shop 'til you drop!

...not quite!... However you can now buy our new selection of 'Talk Frameworks' in our online shop...

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BRP goes from strength to strength

From Guernsey to Gateshead, consultants and teachers are becoming BRP trainers...

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Shop on-line at Education Works

You can now buy quality teaching resources from us online. Check out our brand new Talkit Resource Pack.

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Talking Partners Partner Accreditation

Talking Partners Partner Accreditation (level 4) is now available FREE through Education Works and Edge Hill University.

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Education Works in Thailand

Education Works introduces Talking Partners and BRP to Harrow International School in Bangkok.

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Learning Journeys

Learning Journeys - a creative curriculum approach that shows how much children have learned over half a term. Visual, relevant and meaningful to pupils and teachers.

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Talking Partners in Canada

Education Works' visits Saskatchewan, Canada to deliver Talking Partners training.

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