Breakfast bite-size learning

This autumn/ winter, our Ewing Foundation team are pleased to offer deaf education professionals breakfast bite-size learning opportunities to get the day off to a great start!

Each online session will take place from 8.30am to 9am and will include an introduction to the topic, time for discussion and a take-home summary of the session. These sessions will be free of charge, and provide a great bite-size opportunity to network and share good practice!

Here are details of the three training opportunities:

Thursday 2nd November 2023, 8.30-9.00am – The new Area SEND Inspection Framework: a recent ‘lived’ experience of a Team Leader for Deaf and Hearing support.
A Qualified Teacher of the Deaf (QToD) and Team Leader discusses her recent three week Area SEND Inspection experience; the information requested by inspectors, key lines of enquiry and how she prepared for the interview. This session will give you an overview of the process and will support your own preparation for Area SEND Inspection.

Thursday 23rd November 2023, 8.30 – 9.00am – An introduction to PLS-5
For teachers of the deaf who are not familiar with the PLS-5 Language assessment, this bite-size session will give an overview of the PLS-5 and its potential for assessing the language of deaf children from the age of 0 to 7 years.

Thursday 7th December 2023, 8.30-9.00am – Making the most of the Ling sounds 
There is a wealth of information and resources available to support completion of the Ling 6 sound check. This session will start to unpick what we need in our toolkit to best complete the Ling sound check at different ages and stages.

Please email our Education Advisor Carole at to book your free place. Please indicate in your email which event(s) you would like to attend (why not come to all three?!). We look forward to hearing from you!

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