Speech and Language Support for 5-11s - elearning

Speech and Language Support for 5-11s - elearning

Speech and Language Support for 5-11s - elearning

This course is also available via face-to-face training

A practical training course for those of you teaching or supporting children in primary schools, providing you with:

  • A wealth of information and an opportunity to share experiences with other teachers and teaching assistants (TAs) working with children of the same age with similar communication challenges
  • Practical advice and strategies which are easy to implement in the classroom and wider school or environment
  • Language Builders for 5-11s, a practical resource containing an abundance of tips, ideas and strategies
  • Registration with OCN London to enable you to achieve accreditation at level 2 or 3 (accredited courses only)
Face-to-Face Training
Online Training

£370* plus VAT per person.
* Price will increase to £380 plus VAT for courses commencing after 1st August 2024

e-learning sessions for 5-11s
Online Non-Accredited e-learning

£250* for 12 weeks' access.
* This will increase to £260 from 1st August 2024

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1. What is communication?
2. Non-verbal communication, developing listening and attention skills
3. Memory and independent learning
4. Modifying adults’ speech to help children understand spoken language
5. Understanding beyond simple sentences and Blank
6. Promoting vocabulary development
7. Encouraging expressive language and narrative development
8. Promoting effective interaction and communication skills
9. Supporting children with unclear speech, and the link between speech, language and literacy
10. Linking it all together

Available courses

Accredited Online Training - Weekly Webinars
Accredited Online Training - Fortnightly Webinars

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e-learning sessions for 5-11s

Online Training

e-learning sessions

Targeted strategies for specific age range

Language Builders for 5-11s

Anytime access to the e-learning sessions
Ten weeks

Twelve weeks
Teaching from an Elklan Tutor
Discuss and share with other learners
External accreditation with a 9 credit Award on successful completion
Learning log to complete online
Time commitment per course for all aspects 4-4½ hours total per week* 1-1½ hours per week

£370* plus VAT
* Price will increase to £380 plus VAT for courses commencing after 1st August 2024

* Price will increase to £260 from 1st August 2024

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*This is an accredited course and so you will need to actively engage with the training and complete a learning log. To do this you should expect to set aside around 4½ hours weekly.

This will include:

  • 1 to 1½ hours to complete the online session and prepare observations etc. for the live webinar
  • 1 hour to attend the live webinar
  • 1½-2 hours to plan, implement knowledge and strategies learnt and write-up the plan, observations and evaluation in an online e-log

Further training opportunities

Let's Talk courses for parents and carers

If you achieve a level 3 qualification in Speech and Language Support for 5-11s, you can train to deliver Let's Talk with 5-11s or Let's Talk with 10-14s to parents and carers of children with speech and language needs in your school. Following a one-day course, you'll be qualified as a Let's Talk Tutor, able to cascade the Let's Talk course under licence.

Communication Friendly Settings (CFS)

Speech and Language Support for 5-11s is an essential first step for your school to achieve Communication Friendly Setting status. If you are a TA, you need to complete the level 3 qualification; if you are a teacher, then you can access the non-accredited e-learning sessions, which will prepare you to complete a level 4 learning log at the next stage.

Specialist Courses

These courses are ideally suited for you if you have completed an eight- or ten-session core course and wish to take your learning further.

Supporting Autistic Pupils' Communication
Supporting Children with Unclear Speech
Supporting Children and Adults using AAC
Supporting Social, Emotional and Mental Health of Children and Young People

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