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‘chatter matters week’ 2nd – 6th March 2015

Look out for updates and ideas for ‘chatter matters week’ throughout this week. Our theme is ‘chatter matters everywhere’ and we have some suggestions about activities that you can do across each day of ‘chatter matters week’. We’d love to hear all about your ideas so please do send us your pictures for our web gallery. And don’t hide your light! Can you get your activities into the press? Feel free to use the ‘time to talk’ press release below.

Ideas for each day

chatter matters week press release 2015

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chatter matters™ week 2015

The annual ‘time to talk’ chatter matters™ week is fast approaching (2nd – 6th March) and this year our theme is ‘chatter matters everywhere’. We celebrate children’s communication skills every year during chatter matters week by organising events and raising awareness across the community. This year we would like our Speech and Language Champions to get creative and get some attention around the theme ‘chatter matters everywhere’. What could you do in your community to celebrate children’s communication in everyday places and to raise awareness of strategies that support them? Here are a few ideas…

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Spring Term 2015 Training Dates

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An early Christmas present – our new training brochure is now available. 2015 – T2T Spring Term

Dates are available for Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 training, our brand new ‘chatter matters for nurseries’ and our all-important Cluster Meetings. Please do come along to your local Cluster Meeting to catch up on CPD and to hear all about what’s happening in ‘time to talk’. These really are a great way to keep in touch with all things ‘time to talk’, share ideas and pick up some tips and resources. Some of the dates are quite soon in the new year so please don’t delay.

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Our new arrivals

Our new book ‘the abc of talking with me’ and the matching posters are now here and ready for their big launch at the conference on Friday.  Click on the link below to see the range of price packages available to you and your setting.  As well as our new arrivals, we will also be selling some old favourites: You will be able to buy our chatter matters™ CD for £1.50 and the song book for 50p.  We can accept payment by cash, cheque or invoice to your setting.   

Price list

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Books for sale

We’re all very much looking forward to welcoming Elizabeth Jarman to our conference this Friday 28th November.  Did you know that Elizabeth also writes and sells books and communication friendly spaces resources? 

Elizabeth will be bringing along a range of her books to sell at the conference.  If you’d like to know more about her publications then you can visit her website in advance at http://www.elizabethjarmantraining.co.uk/

Elizabeth has also kindly donated one of her books as a prize for one lucky winner on the day of the conference.  Another chance to win another great prize at the ‘time to talk’ annual conference!