Monitoring impact of Development Work
All development work should be subject to
rigorous evaluation in order to measure the effectiveness and
quality of what has been done. Collecting data is a key component
of the cycle for improvement and needs to be embedded within it.
This will help settings and schools:
- Take action to make
- Evaluate the effectiveness of
- Inform planning for next
- Set targets.
Impact can be demonstrated by
measurable improvements in a number of areas including:
- Increased confidence of staff
- Progress of the child (learning, social,
- Children’s attitudes
- Increased parental engagement
- Improved standards and general behaviour
- Evidence of children being more actively
engaged in the learning
- Reduction in fixed term and permanent
exclusions over time
- Evidence of improved pupil
There are a number of methods which may be
used to help evaluate the impact of any development work,
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Council and Worcestershire PCT 2011.
Within the SLCN Pathway :
- The use of child/children
refers to children and young people
- The use of setting includes
childminders, children's centres, nurseries, pre-schools,
- The use of parents refers to
parents and carers.
- Speech, Language and
Communication Framework (SLCF)
The first stop for
information on children's communication
Inclusion Development Programme (SLCN)
Introduction to the
CPD areas of the cross-phase Special Educational Needs (SEN) area
of the National Strategies site.
Highlighting the importance of speech, language and
communication across the children's workforce and to enable
practitioners to access the best training and expertise to support
the communication needs of all children.
- Hello Campaign
Here you will find what the Hello campaign is all
- Language for Learning
Provides courses and resources for staff from Early Years to
Secondary Level and training and materials for trainers to deliver
these courses within their own Authorities
Speech and Language Therapy
Information from Worcestershire's NHS about speech and language
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