Event information

Given the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, we are all interested in how best to support child mental health alongside their academic achievement. These important aspects of child development can both be supported through social interaction and play.

In this webinar we will explore different ways in which social play can support child language development, literacy attainment and mental health.

Together we will:

  • Review the research evidence that links language development, social play, literacy and mental health, from the Early Years though to KS1 and KS2
  • Discuss the implications of these research findings for maintaining or changing classroom practices around child-child talk and child-child play
  • Reflect on issues of equity, diversity and inclusion in relation to social play, using examples from multilingual children and children with neurodevelopmental conditions such as developmental language disorder and autism

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Event details

Event date
July 13, 2021
Event time
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Event location
Event organiser
Chartered College of Teaching