In Warrington, Wellcomm has been used almost exclusively as a measure of language improvement as a result of the Story Starter project currently running. The Soundswell training aimed to get the Toolkit into settings with its wider (traditional) remit as a screening, identification and intervention resource.
Our training supports settings to get the very best out of the Toolkit. The sessions followed our usual format with lots of practical activities and useful information about how Soundswell has developed and adapted the screen and the data collection element in particular, based on feedback from our schools and settings.
It’s always important to make sure that participants go away having absorbed the key points of the training and feel sufficiently confident to get underway in their settings. We measured increased staff confidence across the following statements:
Click here for the results.
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Warrington and very much hope that it won’t be our last!
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