The Speech, Language and Communication Framework
The Speech, Language and Communication Framework (SLCF) sets out
the skills and knowledge needed by practitioners to support the
speech, language and communication development of all children.
This includes those people who work with children with speech,
language and communication needs (SLCN).
The SLCF is available as an online self assessment tool, which
you can log in and work through at your own pace. Please go to www.talkingpoint.org.uk/slcf to complete the
The SLCF is also available as a downloadable document, with much
of the information available on the website. Please click here to
Work with a number of people who want to complete the
If you're a manager and would like to assess the training needs
of your team you can set up a 'cohort number' which will allow you
to review the results of everyone in your team who completes the
Please click here for more information.
The Communication Trust is carrying
out upgrades to its Speech,
Language and Communication Framework (SLCF) resource and would
like feedback about the current tool from anyone who has used the
SLCF, either as an individual or a group.
Please complete this short online survey to leave valuable
feedback on your use of the SLCF and the impact it has had on your
knowledge, awareness and practice relating to speech, language and