THE TALKING SCHOOL CONFERENCE 2017 - Deepening Learning through Oracy

The Talking School Conference 2017 20 June 2017 The Talking School Conference is a well-established annual event which provides Headteachers and Senior Managers with national and local key messages and inspirational training on successful whole school development of talk and communication.

THE TALKING SCHOOL CONFERENCE 2017

Deepening Learning through Oracy

Date: 20 June 2017

Venue: The Midland Hotel, Bradford

Keynotes from:

Alan Howe- Making Talk Work: Using talk to learn; learning to use talk

Alan Howe is the former Director of the Wiltshire Oracy Project and National Oracy Project, Alan was part of the first significant movement in the UK to establish oracy as a major educational initiative.

Beccy Earnshaw – Voice 21: Get Talking in Class!

Beccy Earnshaw is Director of Voice 21, which campaigns for the teaching of speaking skills in all state schools, and provides support to educators on all things oracy, based on the work of School 21. Beccy was previously Director of Schools NorthEast (a network of 1,200 schools in the North East).

 

Delegates will have the opportunity to attend two workshops (in partnership with Voice Bradford) throughout the conference with a choice from the following:

Developing the characteristics of effective learning to deepen young children’s thinking, understanding and talk – Haworth Primary, Eastwood Primary and Eldwick Primary

Developing the skill of explaining across the curriculum – Whetley Primary

Deepening children’s thinking through questioning – Green Lane Primary

Drama as a Tool for Developing Inference– Eldwick Primary

A whole school approach to talk – Parkwood Primary

What makes good talk? – School 21

 

Cost: £125 (first delegate) £115 (subsequent delegates from same setting)

Early bird discount (if booked before 31 May 2017): £110 per person

Book online at: www.language4learning.org


Opportunity

Published: 30/03/2017
Audience: Headteachers, Deputies and Assistant Heads, Subject leaders
Contact: Tracey Parry

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