Talk For Boys

Talk For Boys

Boys are falling behind in literacy. Last year alone, 80,000 boys in England started reception class struggling to speak in sentences or follow instructions.

Save the Children 2016

Based on research from the University of Bristol, ‘The Lost Boys: How boys are falling behind in their early years’ finds that being behind on the first day of school is often an indicator that these boys will stay behind, potentially for life.

chatta offers a solution to break the cycle of disengaged, reluctant boy learners and enable them to become better communicators by creating the right conditions for their learning.
The ‘Talk for Boyschatta resource and training provide guidance for practitioners who want to know what works for boys in Early Years settings by:

• Utilising boys fascinations and learning preferences as a starting point for planning
• Providing an environment for opportunities for exploration and curiosity
• Using chatta’s unique approach to capture the experiences which focus on boys’ interests and link these to different types of talk

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By drawing upon the experience and expertise of early years practitioners, ‘Talk for Boys’ ensures accelerated speech and language skills for *boys (and *girls too).
Accelerated speech and language skills