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Speech and Language Therapy (SLT) for Schools

A free e-learning course for teacher CPD. Improving your skills to support children’s speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).

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Our SLT Teacher Training is freely available to everyone, so whether you’re a teacher or a student, you can improve your understanding of children with SLCN and speech and language development needs.

You can access your free, reusable online training directly from our website, set a schedule that fits your needs, and learn in your own time.

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The Marjon SLT for Schools Course

Marjon’s specialised team of speech and language therapy experts have created an online e-learning course that can upskill teachers to understand speech, language, and communication difficulties and their impact on learning.

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Who is this course for?

This free e-learning SLT course and accompanying resources are for alternative provision teachers like you. Learn flexibly and at your own pace to complete this up to 15-hour course, you’ll gain an in-depth, targeted knowledge of speech, language, and communication development skills for students in their primary school years. This specialist training course, the development of which was funded by Health Education England, will increase your understanding of SLCN.

What’s included in the course?

Module 1

8 bite-sized core session covering general speech, language, and communication development for primary school-aged children.

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Module 2

5 additional sessions specialising in social, emotional and mental health and communication.

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Our face-to-face or online connected sessions can be tailored to your own requirements where you need additional knowledge in specific areas.

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SLT project overview

The SLT Teacher Training was made possible with funding and support from Health Education England SW and support from the Wave Multi Academy Trust.

About Health Education England SW

Health Education England (HEE) exists for one reason: to help improve the quality of life and health and care services for the people of England. They do this by working with external and internal partners to plan, recruit, educate, and train the health workforce, ensuring they all have the right skills, values and behaviours at the right time, wherever they work.

People-centred and committed to the NHS constitution, HEE is driven by its values of responsibility, inclusiveness, fairness, and confidence. Their goals are to deliver and reform education to produce the best possible future workforce, to transform the current workforce to meet tomorrow’s health and care needs, and to ensure the quality of the HEE education and training system.

“Health Education England South West are proud to support Marjon University to expand quality, practice-based learning and placement opportunities that provide targeted support to the Wave MAT Schools.

This was an innovative opportunity for us to support the development of speech and language therapy students in training. But also to make a valuable contribution producing sustainable educational materials to increase teachers’ understanding of speech, language, and communication needs, adding meaningful value to an organisation to address health inequalities.”

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About Wave Multi Academy Trust

The Wave Multi Academy Trust (MAT) has 12 academies across Devon and Cornwall, providing education for pupils who aren’t able to access mainstream provision. This can be due to medical and health needs and those who have been permanently excluded or are at risk of permanent exclusion or on an intervention basis.


Working through 8 Alternative Provision academies, 3 medical provision academies, and a special school, The Alternative Provision (AP) academies promote positive, inclusive values and support every student to become confident, happy, and successful young adults.

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