Day 4, session 9 will see James Hempsall, Director of Hempsall’s, share learnings from recent projects helping to close the attainment gap for speech, language and communication in the early years.
Hempsall's established a new speech, language and communication (SLC) programme ‘TALK Derby’ for the Derby Opportunity Area between 2019-2020. James will share insights into this experience, lessons learned, the impact of COVID-19 on delivery and longer-term outcomes, and plenty of practical advice to others looking to improve their SLC programmes.
1.00pm | SEND - Whole-school approaches to inclusion and accessibility for children and young people with SEND
1.35pm | Virtual exhibition and networking break
1.55pm | EARLY YEARS - Reducing the speech, language and communication attainment gap
2.30pm | SCHOOLS - Translating youth provision into school improvement
James Hempsall is director of Hempsall’s, managing editor of Children’s Centre Leader, and national programme director for Childcare Works. For 30 years he has worked in the children’s services sector driving service improvement, effecting...