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All Talk Conference 2019

All Talk Conference


To understand more about -
  • Best practice in supporting communication and language in the early years
  • Recent research and updates from the All Talk project – including links to the new Ofsted Framework and outcomes
  • Workshops covering engaging parents and ways to develop language and communication skills
  • Be inspired by our guest keynote speaker Michael Rosen – Michael Rosen is one of Britain’s best loved writers and performance poets for children and adults. He is currently Professor of Children’s Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London where he co-devised and teaches an MA in Children’s Literature. Michael is also a popular broadcaster and has presented BBC Radio 4’s acclaimed programme about language. Michael has published in the region of 200 books for children and adults, including “The Sad Book” with Quentin Blake (Walker Books) - a meditation on bereavement written after the loss of his son, Eddie; “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” with Helen Oxenbury (Walker Books) and “A Great Big Cuddle” with Chris Riddell (Walker Books) . His poetry for adults includes “Don’t Mention the Children” (Smokestack) and “Selected Poems” (Penguin). Non-fiction work for adults includes “Good Ideas: How to Be Your Child’s (and Your Own) Best Teacher” (John Murray), “The Disappearance of Emile Zola, Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case” (Faber), and his memoir “So They Call You Pisher!” (Verso).


Join us for our second All Talk conference, which will focus on supporting communication and language in the early years. We will be sharing recent research and best practice related to speech, language and communication development. You can take part in interactive workshops to gain knowledge and develop new skills to take back to your setting. Also hear from our keynote speaker Michael Rosen.


To understand more about developing communication and language skills within the early years.

Booking Information

Refreshments will be provided

For more details and information on the session, please contact Helen Malique at helen.malique@nelft.nhs.uk, 02084307970

For general booking queries and information, please contact Temi at EYtraining@walthamforest.gov.uk or phone 020 8496 2909.


Early Years practitioners, Early Years Managers, Early Years Teachers, SENCOs, Early Years coordinators/leads

10 Oct 2019 09:30 - 16:00

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Early Years, Childcare & Business Development Service
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Date and Time

10 Oct 2019 09:30 - 16:00


Mallinson Suite Waltham Forest College, Forest Road Walthamstow, London E17 4JB


Early Years & Childcare Training
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