[POSTPONED] Talk for Learning – Creating a Collaborative Classroom. An East Devon CPD Hub Course
Course Date: 
26 April, 2018
Future Dates: 
10 May, 2018
Course Times: 
09.00 to 12.00 for both sessions
East Devon CPD Hub: Devon Business & Education Centre (DBEC), Tale, Payhembury, Honiton, EX14 3HL
£75 per person for member schools. £100 per person for non-member schools - for both sessions

The importance of ‘Talk for learning’ and its place within the National Curriculum.

Session 1 (26th April)

  • The importance of ‘Talk for learning’ and its place within the National Curriculum
  • From monologue to dialogue - using scaffolds for promoting discussion 
  • Creating a collaborative environment -'setting the ground rules'

Session 2 (3rd May)

  • Strategies for developing speaking and listening skills across the curriculum using a range of stimuli 
  • Time to talk- ensuring that talk is at the heart of learning
  • Using talk creatively- Drama, Philosophy and Problem solving activities

Target audience
: All Primary Teachers

Tutor: Mary Stephens
Mary has worked in the Early years field for over 10 years, as an Early Years and Primary teacher trainer for the Institute of Education, an Early Years inspector and as a Head of a Pre Prep school with an “Outstanding” EYFS.  She has also been involved in the Reading Recovery Programme and has been a SENDCO.


This course is takes place at the East Devon CPD Hub:

Devon Business & Education Centre (DBEC)
EX14 3HL
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