Making The Most of Talk in School
One day training event for Professionals and parents. LIMITED PLACES for both.
Thursday 24th March 2022. Venue: The Oriel Hotel in St. Asaph. 9.15 registration start. Finishes at 3.45 pm.
Cost: £140.00 per professional. £40.00 per parent as we heavily subsidise these payments through fundraising.
Delivered by Professor Neil Mercer and Wendy Lee. Neil Mercer is Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Cambridge and
Director of Oracy Cambridge: the Centre for Effective Spoken Communication, at the Cambridge college Hughes Hall. He is a psychologist whose research has focused on the development of children’s spoken language and reasoning abilities and teachers’ role in that development. He has worked extensively and internationally with teachers, researchers and educational policy makers. Wendy has worked as a speech and language therapist for over 30 years, in clinical practice, higher education and the third sector. She was Professional Director at The Communication Trust until 2015 where she led on a number of projects, as well as inputting on national policy and research.
Wendy is currently the Director of LINGO, which provides consultancy, professional development, resources and speech and language therapy. She works with schools and settings and is involved in research into shared reading to support early language.