Oracy in the Classroom with the Cambridge Oracy Project

Learn what oracy is and how to assess oracy

Wednesday, 29th April 2020 at 1:00pm – Doors open at 12:45pm
Bourne Westfield Primary Academy

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Oracy in the Classroom

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James Mannion and Alan Howe are associates from the Cambridge Oracy Project. They have worked extensively and internationally with teachers, researchers and educational policy makers on improving talk for learning in schools.

You will learn:

  • What oracy is and what are the practical implications of research?
  • Practical strategies to stimulate and sustain talk for learning, and consider the implications for the classroom.
  • How to assess oracy.

They will explain what is known about the importance of children’s spoken language experience for the development of their reasoning, academic attainment and life chances in general. They will relate this to how teachers can use talk most effectively to help children learn and how their oral skills are developed through activities in which they can put language to use.


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Starts: Wednesday, April 29th 2020 at 1:00pm
Doors open: 12:45pm
Ends: 4:00pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: April 27th 2020


Bourne Westfield Primary Academy
Westbourne Park
PE10 9QS
United Kingdom

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