According to research by the National Literacy Trust, language and literacy skills have a huge impact on a child’s life outcomes. For example, children born into communities with the most serious literacy challenges have some of the lowest life expectancies in England. (Literacy and life expectancy report, February 2018).
The 2017 government report ‘Unlocking Talent, Fulfilling Potential’ acknowledges the ‘word gap’ – that exists in early years between children of different economic backgrounds.
Providing rich opportunities for stories, rhymes and poems is an essential element of high q ...
Course Code: EDU 18/661
Remaining places 20
Tuesday 18 June 2019
09:30 - 13:00
King Charles Centre Surbiton, Hollyfield Road, KT5 9AL