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CPD Topic 3: Language Development in the Early Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Course content:

This topic has been developed with Kate Freeman, a highly experienced Speech and Language Therapist and Consultant and the author of a series of books focusing on early language development. The course focuses on the critical role of speech and language development in promoting early literacy skills in young children and aims to explore various strategies, theories, and practices related to developing early literacy skills through speech and language development.

Learning outcomes:

  • Expand your knowledge on the topic area and understand how this subject fits within the context of the EYFS.
  • Discover new teachable moments that will add value to your practice and gain a deeper pedagogical perspective of the subject matter discussed.
  • Reflect on the learning that has taken place and understand how this can impact your practice and the benefit to your children’s development.
  • Make future recommendations for your practice based on insights from industry experts.

All modules can be listened to or watched via the links below. Once you have completed them, please download and complete the assessment before signing-up for your certificate, which is equivalent to 1 hour of CPD training.

Module 1: The covid impact on children’s speech and language 
Module 2: Identifying language gaps
Module 3: Early Language development – what support is available?
Module 4: Extending children’s vocabulary 


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