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Free Webinar- Find out about Talking Partners@Primary as a catch up Speaking and Listening Programme

Event code SCH 21/765 
Event description The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) research suggests the measures taken to combat the pandemic have deprived the youngest children of social contact and experiences essential for increasing vocabulary EEF2021.

As children return to schools after over a year of limited schooling schools find out about a course that can be accessed using your Covid Catch up funding:
A course designed to train school staff to strengthen children's communication and literacy skills.
Catch up Speaking and Writing - Talking Partners@Primary
This targeted, time-limited (10 weeks) intervention can be used with small groups or the whole class.

‘Talking Partners@Primary is an excellent speaking and Listening programme. Our school has benefitted from the specialist teaching strategies which have been particularly good for children with English as an Additional Language’
Mr J Shields, Headteacher
St John’s Catholic Primary school.

This session will run as an interactive Zoom session. Confirmed delegates will be e-mailed the link 24 hours prior to the session. Please ensure you are able to access Zoom at least 1 hour prior to the session.

Please note that these are not recorded and therefore not available to watch at a later date and delegates need to attend as a live session.

If you have not received the link, please do not hesitate to contact us on 03000 418000.

If you have not used Zoom before and require helpful tips, we recommend having a look at these:
How to join a Zoom meeting for delegates
Join a test meeting to familiarise yourself 
Training objectives Delegates will:
Get a brief outline of underpinning pedagogical principles and benefits of the Talking Partners@Primary programme.
Learn how the course provides opportunities for pupils to practice and rehearse target language through a range of focused activities.
Be shown how impact of the programme is evidenced.

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All image Foundation image KS1 image KS2 image KS3 image KS4 image KS5 image 14-19/24 image 
Subject areas Teaching and Learning
Target audience
All Support Staff / All Teaching Staff / Deputy Head / Early Years Practitioner / Key Stage Co-ordinators / Leadership Team / Learning Support Assistant / Managers / Newly Qualified Teachers / SEN Co-ordinator / Senior Leaders / Specialist Teacher / Speech & Language Therapist / Subject Leaders / Teachers / Teaching Assistant
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Qualification level
Zoom course, use own computer, XXX XXX map
Training Provider The Education People - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team
Admin contact Joanne Hawker (
Bhupinder Gill
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
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Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 0
Funding information This course is free of charge.
Start date Tuesday 15 June 2021
Times 13:30-14:30
Number of sessions 1