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Specialist Spotlight: Creating a learning environment that supports speech, language and communication (Secondary / FE)

  • Online
  • 28 Nov 2023 (16:00 - 17:00)
Universal SEND Services
Live Discussion
Online Units

Featuring Liz Wood: She For more than 30 years, Liz has worked in partnership with local authorities, settings and organisations to develop communication supportive environments and improve practice to support children and young people with speech and language challenges. She is a Lead Advisor for Speech and Language UK.

Join us for a FREE discussion exploring speech, language and communication needs in Secondary / FE settings.

The discussion will be hosted by Whole School SEND’s regional lead, Matt McArthur, and everyone will be encouraged to join in, ask questions and share experiences. As such, content will be responsive but may cover some or all of the following themes:

  • how to create a learning environment that promotes the development of speech, language and communication skills, and 
  • the importance of good communication with parents and carers, colleague and external professionals to supporting the development of learners’ speech, language and communication skills.

It’s a great opportunity to hear from an experienced specialist, network with colleagues from across the country, and share learnings.

The discussion builds on our 20 minute online SEND CPD units. While everyone is welcome to take part in the session, delegates who have completed the corresponding unit content in preparation are likely to find the sessions particularly helpful.

Due to the interactive nature of these sessions, recordings will not be made available after the event.

Data Sharing: As this is a Department for Education (DfE) funded project, participants may be contacted by an external evaluator to measure the impact and success of the project. By participating in any of the webinars, live sessions or other activities you are providing consent by default to have your data shared and be contacted by the DfE and/or the external evaluators to support the evaluation process. If you do not want your data to be shared for this purpose please email:

Suitable for: Assistant Head Teacher, Deputy Head Teacher, Head Teacher, Inclusion Manager/Leader, Newly Qualified Teacher, SENCO, Senior Leader, Teacher, Teaching Assistant, Tutor

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