English: Speaking, listening and communicating (Code: C0748)

This course focuses on developing learners' speech, language and communication (SpLC) skills for maths and English teaching and learning and there is a specific focus on supporting SEND and neuro-diverse learners.


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Who is this for?

This course is suitable for anyone supporting learners' development of speaking, listening and communication skills (teachers, trainers and support specialists).

Training aim

This course will build knowledge and understanding in relation to developing learners' speech, language and communication skills through English and maths teaching and learning, with a particular focus on SEND and neuro-diverse learners.


By the end of the course, you will have the knowledge and confidence to:

  • Share why SpLC skills are important for learning and development.
  • Discuss how SpLC skills can be built into English and maths teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Consider some of the specific difficulties faced by SEND and neuro-diverse learners, and share some strategies to support these learners.
  • Trial some key resources and activities that help develop learners' SpLC skills.


This is a blended learning course, which consists of two 90-minute live sessions and self-led learning between them. The live sessions are one week apart, giving you a week to complete the mid-course tasks.

Contact us

If this course is not currently available in your area, and you would like to attend then register your interest. We will let you know about new events as they are announced.

If you have any questions, please contact:

T: 0800 0 831 830
E: bookingsupport@etfoundation.co.uk