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Early years

Resources and tools for early language development and parental engagement.
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Early Words Matter

A child's earliest years are crucial to their development and life chances. Our new Early Words Matter campaign will ensure every child is empowered with the words they need to write their own story.

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Early years programmes

We train early years staff and volunteers to work with families, building parents’ confidence so that they can support their children’s communication, language and literacy skills at home.

Early years resources

Our early years resources will help schools, settings and parents support children’s development from birth to five.

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Words for Life

Providing parents, children and young people with activities and support to improve their language, literacy and communication skills from home.

Words for Life

Early years research

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