NEW ORACY PROGRAMMES FOR A NEW ACADEMIC YEAR

1 Jun 2017

 

Talk The Talk has been given the ‘green-light’ by our funders to launch an additional two new oracy programmes for schools.

 

Four Acre Trust has also agreed to pay half of the costs of ALL student oracy programmes on behalf of your school.

 

Talk About Transition and Talk About The Future join our highly successful Talk About Communication and Talk The Talk – Teacher CPD programmes.

 

TALK ABOUT TRANSITION

Half-Day Workshop – Years 6 & 7

Are Your Students Secondary Ready?

 

Transition to secondary school involves changes that can be both exciting and a cause of concern to students. Successful transition is vital to the development of students’ self-confidence, self-esteem and academic self-competence.

 

Talk The Talk’s half-day Talk About Transition workshop uses oracy-based activities and strategies to help students develop greater self-confidence and resilience to support the successful transition from primary to secondary schooling.  The workshop activities –

  • Build positive relationships; promote goal setting for their new school lives

  • Boost levels of self-confidence and self-esteem

  • Develop oracy skills that improve connection to peers and teachers

  • Support students in identifying new friendships through shared interests

  • Explore opportunities and challenges surrounding student transition

 

TALK ABOUT THE FUTURE

Full Day Workshop – Years 11 – 13

Are Your Students Ready For Their Next Step?

 

Leaving school to enter the world of work, further training or education is both an exciting and daunting time.  The prospect of independence can be overwhelming.

 

Talk About The Future supports students preparing to leave school or college by developing the competencies needed to take this next step with confidence and a positive mind-set. The workshop activities –

  • Develop advanced oracy skills to prepare students for a variety of life situations

  • Highlight and nurture employability skills, interview techniques and key presentation methods

  • Help students identify aspirations and implement plans to achieve them

  • Develop the skills and competences needed to realise future goals

  • Give students the experience of mock-interviews and support in writing their first CV

 

To discuss further and arrange a visit to your school, please call 01981 580015 or drop an e-mail to info@talkthetalkuk.org

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