Embedding Language Strategies Workshop


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Embedding Language Strategies Workshop | 25th March & 1st April 2019 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Embedding Language Strategies Workshop | 25th March & 1st April 2019 | 4:00pm – 6:00pm


Lorna Llewellyn


Communication and Language Development

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Course Description

A series of two interactive workshops designed specifically for ELKLAN accredited staff to refresh practitioner knowledge and understanding of key communication and language strategies and approaches.

What will I learn?

These two interactive workshop sessions focus on the practical application of the Language for Learning model (BLANK Language Scheme), adult-child interaction, Information Carrying Words and speech sound development.

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Have refreshed your knowledge and understanding of language strategies such as adult-child interaction strategies, the Language for Learning Model (BLANK language scheme), information carrying words (ICWs) and speech sound development;
  • Have carried out practical activities based on these strategies;
  • Be able to plan practical activities based on these strategies;
  • Be able to plan practical activities based on these strategies;
  • Have devised an action plan to support the implementation of the strategies within your setting;
  • Be able to plan activities to use with children within your setting;
  • Be confident to share your knowledge and skills with your wider staff team; and
  • Make effective use of the Early Years Pupil Premium and Pupil Premium Grant.

Delegates will receive a comprehensive set of 'Embedding Language Strategies' materials to enable you to embed the principles explored through the workshops, including an A3 colour poster.


Delivered by:  Bolton Start Well Service, Communication and Language Development Team


Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is ONLY appropriate for staff who have gained ELKLAN accreditation. It is aimed at practitioners working with children aged 0-5 and their families. Practitioners working with children in Key Stage 1 and 2 may also find this workshop beneficial.

The two workshops will take place on 25th March 2019 and 1st April 2019, 4pm - 6pm at Castle Hill Centre.

Booking Arrangements

To book a place, please e-mail: tssc@bolton.gov.uk with the following information: course title, course date, your full name and your employer's name.

Commitments and Cancellations

For all cancellations, please notify the Training Shared Service Centre on 01204 337600 or by e-mail. Cancellations must be made at least 3 weeks prior to the event date, otherwise the following charges will apply.

Calendar days’ notice before the start date of the course Fee applicable
2 weeks before the course date £25
1 week before the course date £ Full cost of the course
Non-attendance £ Full cost of the course

IMPORTANT - Non-attendance without prior notice will always be charged at a full rate unless there are exceptional extenuating circumstances.


If for any reason we have to cancel or postpone training, we will notify all delegates booked onto the workshop as quickly as possible. A full refund will be given in the event of cancellation. Prices are valid until 31st August 2019.

Our Main Teachers

Lorna Llewellyn

Start Well Senior Speech & Language Therapist

Lorna Llewellyn is a Senior Speech and Language Therapist, who has worked in Bolton for over 20 years.

Price : £ 40

Max Availability : 15

Role : ELKLAN Accredited Staff Only

Location : Castle Hill Centre

Type : Traded


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