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Our newsletters

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August Newsletter

- Includes information about Professional Development Opportunities in Speech, Language and Communication and our new No Pens Day Wednesday resources.

July Newsletter

- Includes information about our Involving Children and Young People toolkit, SLCF case studies and RCSLT's Voice Box joke competition for schools. 

June Newsletter

- Includes information about our parents workforce survey, the Programme Manager vacancy and opportunities to get involved in our work. 

May Newsletter

- Includes information about the Trust's CPD offer and opportunities to provide feedback on a number of different resources including the SLCF and Involving Children and Young People with SLCN Toolkit.

April Newsletter

- Includes information about a new audio podcast for Talking About a Generation and the nasen Live event.

March Newsletter

- Includes information about the new Talking About a Generation report and new blogs on the Developing and Using Evidence page.

February Newsletter

- Includes information about the new and improved Speech, Language and Communication Framework and the findings from a National Survey about Professional Development in Speech, Language and Communication.

January Newsletter

- Includes information about a 'One Stop Guide' for schools commissioning speech & language therapy services as well as last year's No Pens Day Wednesday evaluation!

December Newsletter

- Includes information about a new blog on our Developing and Using Evidence web page as well as a last call for Shine a Light Award entries.

November Newsletter

- Includes information about the new Platform 3 video and new blogs and mini triumphs added to our Developing and Using Evidence web page.

October Newsletter

- Includes information about the No Pens Day Wednesday 2016 Evaluation Survey and a brand new evaluation guide ‘Building an approach to self evaluation’.

September Newsletter

- Includes information about the new 'Developing and Using Evidence' resource, updates about the SLCF and the Shine a Light Awards 2016!

August Newsletter

- Includes information about a Children's Centre survey and No Pens Day Wednesday 2016.

July Newsletter

- Includes information about the No Pens Day Wednesday activity pack, Platform 3 FAQ's and a policy update from the Trust.

June Newsletter

- Includes information about the SLCF Baseline survey and the Voice Box competition for schools.

May Newsletter

- Includes information about job vacancies at the Trust and the Platform 3 for Childminders evaluation report.

April Newsletter

- Includes information about the new What Works training site. 

March Newsletter

- Includes information about the Platform 3 for Childminders evaluation report and a reminder about our new resources.

February Newsletter

- Includes information about Platform 3 and Involving Children and Young People with SLCN - A toolkit for education settings is now available!

January Newsletter

- Includes information about Communicating the Curriculum and a new research report exploring the involvement of children and young people.

December Newsletter

- Includes festive wishes from the team and information about some of the new resources we are launching in 2016!

November Newsletter

- Includes information about new Communication Leaders resources, the Beyond Measure feedback survey and a message from the Trust's new Director.

October Newsletter

- Includes information about the Trust's new Director, No Pens Day Wednesday 2015 evaluation survey and the Communication Commitment's second birthday.

September Newsletter

- Includes information about No Pens Day Wednesday 2015, this year's Shine a Light Awards and the Early Years resources.

August Newsletter

- Includes information about What Works, No Pens Day Wednesday and Let's Talk About It.

July Newsletter

- Includes information about Beyond Measure, a new piece of guidance on the reception baseline assessment and the Read On. Get On. 'Ready to Read' report.

June Newsletter

- Includes information about Communication Leaders, No Pens Day Wednesday and the extended deadline for the Shine a Light Awards 2015.

May Newsletter

- Includes information about Communicating the Code, SEND Reforms survey and the Communication Commitment event for schools.  

April Newsletter

- Includes information about the Shine a Light Awards 2015 and a Read On. Get On. Update.

March 2015

- Includes information about the Secondary Progression Tools and Cracking the Code.

February 2015

- Includes information about the Progression Tools video and the launch of the Secondary Progression Tools.

January 2015

- Includes information about our Impact Report and the No Pens Day Wednesday evaluation and date for 2015 event.

December 2014

- Includes festive wishes from the team and information about the Age 3 Progression Tool.

November 2014

- Includes information about the Age 3 Progression Tool, the update on the What Works website and No Pens Day Wednesday 2014.

October 2014

- Includes information about No Pens Day Wednesday 2014, the Communication Commitment film and the SEND reforms survey.

September 2014

- Includes information about the Read on. Get on. campaign and the opportunity to be involved in the testing phase of the Secondary Progression Tools.

August 2014

- Includes information about resources for the new school year and current vacancies in our team.

June 2014

- Includes information about the new resources we're launching for No Pens Day Wednesday and current vacancies to join our team.

May 2014

- Includes an update on the SEN Reforms, details about where we're going to be the next couple of months and information about the SEND pathfinder champions.

April 2014

- Includes information on Platform 3, the SEN reforms and the EYFS Framework.

March 2014

- Includes information on the Children and Families Bill and the Progression Tools.

February 2014

- Includes information on No Pens Day Wednesday 2014 and new Consortium members.

January 2014

- Includes information on the evaluation of No Pens Day Wednesday, a new Consortium member and the implementation of the impending SEN reforms.

December 2013

- Includes information on the work of The Communication Trust throughout 2013, such as the beginning of the Talk of the Town randomised control trial and work on the Children and Families Bill, and outlines the objectives of the Trust for 2014.

November 2013

- Includes information on the Shine a Light Awards 2014, two members of our Consortium celebrating milestone birthdays and an update on our work with the Code of Practice.

October 2013

- Includes information on the launch of the Communication Commitment, new recruitment opportunities at The Communication Trust, and our Charity of the Month, along with news from our members.

September 2013

- Includes information on No Pens Day Wednesday 2013, Voice Box, becoming a Local Champion and Resource of the Month.

August 2013

- Includes information on the Speaking and Listening term, becoming a Local Champion, the tender opportunity to provide online learning, assessment and accreditation and Resource of the Month.

July 2013

- Includes information on No Pens Day Wednesday 2013, the work we've been doing in Westminster and Resource of the Month.

June 2013

- Includes information on two new job opportunities and a reminder about our Communicating Phonics guide available to support Year 1 teachers deliver the phonics screening check.

April 2013

- Includes information on a number of vacanices we have in our team and an update on our work going forward.

March 2013

- Includes information about the launch of What Works - our database of evidenced interventions to support children's speech, language and communication.

February 2013

- Includes information about our Communicating Phonics survey, last chance to register for the Level 3 workshop and our new resource Listen To Us.

January 2013

- Includes information on A Generation Adrift - our new Thinkpiece paper, the Level 3 workshop we're running and the Better Communication Research Programme.

December 2012

- Includes information on the Hello Evaluation Report and our new strategy for 2013-2017.

November 2012

- Includes information on our Cracking Communication conference, an update on the Shine a Light awards and results of No Pens Day Wednesday.

October 2012

- Includes information about how to book on our Cracking Communication conference, the release of our films for parents with young children and an update on our work for the Children and Families Bill.

September 2012

- Includes information on the free materials for No Pens Day Wednesday, speakers at November's Cracking Communication conference and news that we have been shortlisted for a Charity Times award.

July 2012

- Includes information on our response to the Ofcome study, reminder about the Shine a Light Awards and request for views on our Phonics guidance.

June 2012

- Includes information on this year's Shine a Light Awards, our new Director and  the return of No Pens Day Wednesday.

May 2012

- Includes information on the phonics check, responding to the release of the SEN Progress Report and our Sentence Trouble film receives over 1,000 views.

April 2012

- Includes information on the departure of our Director, the new film from the Youth Justice Programme and summary of the Cracking Communication conference.

February 2012

- Includes information about our Cracking Communication conference, Afasic's Voice for Life events and an update on Think Big.

January 2012

- Includes information on Jean Gross Two Year Report, Voice for Life events and a new booklet for trainee teachers.

December 2011

- Includes information of the Shine a Light Award ceremony, December's theme and an update on other The Communication Trust programmes.

November 2011 special edition

- Includes information on our new toolkit and a number of job vacancies.

October 2011

- Includes information on October and November monthly themes and the new Level 3 Award in speech, language and communication.

September 2011

- Includes information on No Pens Day Wednesday, what's coming up this year and new resources - Universally Speaking.

July 2011

- Includes information on No Pens Day Wednesday, July's theme and the Shine a Light Awards.

June 2011

- Includes information on National Family Week, Communication Triathlon, new resources and other June activities.

May 2011

- Includes information on the Shine a Light Awards, new resource Listen Up and Raa Raa the Noisy Lion.

March 2011

- Includes information on Talk to Your Baby, recent developments and the Hello regional events.

February 2011

- Includes information on the start of the Hello campaign, Chatterbox Challenge and Talking Point.

 

Local co-ordinator newsletters

We also send newsletters to our local co-ordinators who are championed Hello in their areas.

March 2013

- Includes information on our forthcoming What Whats database, our latest paper A Generation Adrift and resource of the month.

December 2012

- Includes information on Hello Evaluation Report and announcing the 2012 winners of the Shine a Light awards.

October 2012

- Includes information on No Pens Day Wednesday, our new films for parents and an update on the Children and Families Bill.

August 2012

-Includes information on the Shine a Light Awards, No Pens Day Wednesday 2012 and the relaunch of the Summer Talk booklet.

June 2012

- Includes information on Communicating Phonics, Shine a Light Awards and Hello evaluation report update.

April 2012

- Includes information on the Hello evaluation, departure of our Director and the Better Communication report.

January 2012

- Includes information on the Legacy of Hello, the final report of the Communication Champion and information the Trust influencing the National Curriculum Review.

November 2011

- Includes information on what's happening in November including the launch of our new Celebrate Good Times toolkit.

August 2011

- Includes information on the new pack for the Summer holidays, Summer Talk, No Pens Day Wednesday and BT Talk Gym.

April 2011

- Includes information on April, May and June's themes, publications and our Regional Advisors.

June 2011

- Includes an update on activities relating to the monthly themes for the rest of the year.