September Celebration Competition : Chatta for Families

September Celebration Competition : Chatta for Families To celebrate our  Teach Early Years award for Language, Communication and Literacy we are excited to announce that we will be giving FREE access to Chatta for 20 families  including  full access to Chatta’s software, resources and ongoing support. Chatta’s unique, simple and powerful approach helps children develop […] Read more

Proud to be a member of NEyTCO

Chatta has recently become a proud member of the National Early Years Trainers and Consultants Organisation (NEyTCO) NEyTCO aims are: Connecting NEyTCO’s purpose is to connect Early Years professionals to facilitate professional exchange, interaction and collaboration and to promote member services to the sector. Collaborating NEyTCO members collaborate with and support each other, working together […] Read more

Teach Early Years Award Winner

Chatta is amongst the winners in this year’s Teach Early Years awards, receiving 3 stars in the ‘Communication, Language and Literacy’ category. Everyone on the Chatta team is absolutely delighted and we would like to thank our schools, practitioners, families and of course Chatta children who have helped make this possible. From over 400 entries […] Read more

Working with Local Authority Early Years Advisors

Chatta helps early years practitioners support children in making progress in early spoken language. Chatta: Offers schools a wealth of resources and training modules to help improve communication skills in early years, as well as supporting  special needs interventions, teaching English and improving writing. Closes gaps in attainment by helping children become better communicators, readers, writers and […] Read more

Evidence and Research informing the design of the ‘chatta’ approach and reflections on its impact.

What is chatta? Chatta is an approach to teaching and learning based on a distinct, transferable and simple pedagogical design. The approach was developed by Chris Williams and David Andrews following a large scale project with schools and nurseries delivered in partnership with Hull City Councils’ Early Years Team. Chris has a background in Special […] Read more

Interactions Improve Language Skills: How can ‘Chatta’ help?

The Times has reported that new  research published in the  Journal of Neuroscience. suggests that parents should concentrate on having conversations with their children. A child’s exposure to language can predict their linguistic and cognitive skills and later academic achievements, with “Oral Narrative Competence” being a proven indicator of future writing competence. The Times article […] Read more

Introducing ‘Chatta Matters’: Launch Date 8th June 2018

Chatta Matters is a brand new weekly resource for parents and carers of children aged 5 and under. It includes full access to the powerful chatta  app, weekly activity ideas and resources and has been developed by early years experts. Chatta Matter and is available FREE* to parents and carers of schools/nurseries/childminders/Children’s Centres using ‘chatta’. ‘Chatta’ is […] Read more