THE TALKING SCHOOL CONFERENCE 2017
Deepening Learning through Oracy
Date: 20 June 2017
Venue: The Midland Hotel, Bradford
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