Learn2Communicate provides a range of workshops for Educators based on the most current research in speech and language development. All workshops are delivered by a Karen Trengove; a highly experienced paediatric Speech Pathologist with over 25 years of speech pathology experience. Karen is passionate about helping educators support children to develop speech, language and literacy skills. She has presented widely at state and national conferences, is the founder of Learn2Communicate and is also the author of the Learn2Communicate resource range.
Workshops are designed to equip Educators with the practical knowledge and tools needed to accurately identify children with communication difficulties and to nurture the development of strong oral and written communication skills in all children.
Workshop topics may include:
Identifying and Supporting Young Children with Speech and Language Difficulties
A workshop for early childhood educators covering how to accurately identify children with difficulties from as young as 2 years of age and specific strategies to nurture the communication skills of all children 0-6 years
A workshop for educators of students in Early Stage One and Stage One covering the link between speech, reading and spelling. Learn how to apply the ‘Big 5’ evidence based principles to develop foundational speech and early literacy skills in all students from Kindergarten.
The Oral – Literate Continuum
A workshop for educators of primary aged students to assist all children transition from ‘learning to read’ to ‘reading to learn’. Covers strategies to develop oral and written language, executive functioning skills and working memory abilities in all students.
Learn2Communicate workshops are offered at various locations across Australia. These include rural, regional and metropolitan centres. Each workshop event is limited to 25 participants and is suitable for educators of children (preschool, infants, primary and highschool), learning support staff and teacher aides.
Alternatively you may wish to contact us to discuss the possibility of arranging a Learn2Communicate workshop in your centre or school. Workshops run from 9:00am to 3:30 pm and incur a speaker fee of $1200 plus any additional travel and accommodation expenses. Workshop topics and content can be tailor made to best suit the professional development needs of your staff.
Please contact Learn2Communciate to discuss your staff training and development needs: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephoning 0458 413 051 or using the contact form.