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The Power of Books and Book Talk: improving practice and provision for early reading
Course code
Live online training, #, #, #
Course Facilitators
Ali Hawkins / Jennie Perry
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Target Audience
Academy/Independent/Free school / Childminder / Children's Centre / Local Authority / Maintained School / NHS / Nursery / Nursery school / Other / Out of school (e.g. Breakfast/After school club, holiday playscheme) / Pre-school
target audience
Course aim
To promote the importance and benefit of sharing books with young children daily and to provide strategies to support this.

Target group: EYFS practitioners in early years settings working with children aged birth – four years

Cost: Free
Pre-course Information

By the end ofthe training participants will have:

• been inspired to help create ‘a love of books’ in their setting

• recognised the importance of early language in developing skills for reading

• learnt effective strategies to use when sharing books with children, including dialogic book talk

• reflected on relevant research

• had the opportunity to audit their current provision for early reading

• considered how to engage parents in sharing books with children

Start Date
Tuesday 3 May 2022
End Date
Tuesday 17 May 2022
Closing Date
Saturday 30 April 2022
19:00 - 20:30
Other cost
Schools cost
Settings cost
Childminder cost
Out of County cost
EY offer no longer valid cost
Early Years cross channel charging band cost
Maintained Schools, Academies and Free Schools cost
Independent and Out of County Schools cost
Schools cross channel charging band cost
Maximum Places
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