Communication and Language Development

Resources for communication and language development in the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Early Years child development training

The government have set up online training which provides support and guidance for the early years sector.  Get free online training from the DfE.

Module 4 is all about supporting language development in young children and there will be further modules released in the near future.

Also available is the Help for Early Years Providers pages. There is a section on communication and language with videos and ideas to support play and development.

Key websites

Recommended early phonics programme

A useful collection of FREE articles about communication and language from Nursery World is available via the LuCiD website. These include All About Contingent Talk, My Mistake and Word for Word.

One-off articles

Listening and attention