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Oracy: skills for learning and skills for life

A one-day conference on identifying and assessing children's spoken language skills Psychology of Education Academic Group, Faculty of Education
When Feb 25, 2014
from 09:30 AM to 04:15 PM
Where Hughes Hall, University of Cambridge
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It is becoming widely recognised that schools should help children develop the ability to use spoken language effectively across a range of social settings. However, there has been a lack of clarity about the key skills involved and how they can best be assessed.

This conference will provide a forum for discussing oracy and its assessment, drawing on a range of expertise.


Alan Howe - Formerly at National Strategies and author of Making Talk Work

Barbara Hill - Assessment Manager, Scottish Qualifications Authority

Neil Mercer, Paul Warwick and Ayesha Ahmed - Oracy assessment project, University of Cambridge


Registration fee £10 (including lunch)

Deadline for registration: 11 February 2014

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