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Learning, development and assessment resources to support the implementation of the EYFS.

Every Child a Talker (ECAT) is a national project to develop the language and communication of children from birth to five years of age.

Childcare providers and health visiting teams will be expected to integrate the reviews they complete and share with parents when a child is two years old.

Activities to promote speaking and listening skills, phonological awareness, oral blending, and segmenting, to prepare children for learning to read and write.

Resources to support practitioners to identify how their everyday routines and interactions promote effective listening and responding.

Guidelines and resources on eligibility, administration of the funding and promoting the funding to parents.

Guidance to practitioners on how to support parents to offer their child the best start in life.

Information for practitioners on how to observe and acknowledge indicators of a child’s well-being.

Help with one of the key elements of the EYFS – transition.

Guidance to enable all children to receive the support they need to ensure inclusion is maintained in settings.

This resource outlines the key influences on self-esteem and how can children’s self-esteem be enhanced.

Helping providers understand the development of children with English as an Additional Language (EAL), cultural differences and Special Educational Needs and Disablilties (SEND).