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This is a news archive only, and is no longer being updated. For more recent news, see our main news listing.

Please note that news articles reported here are intended to provide information on early years communication from a variety of sources, rather than act as a voice of authority on the subject.

Talk To Your Baby news stories:

  • 06Aug2010
    The new Level 3 qualification: is it what’s needed?

    In an article in Nursery World, Pauline Jones, Assistant Director at the Children’s Workforce Development Council, and Chris Lawrence, Principal of the Chiltern College, discuss their opinions of the new Level 3 qualification, which became available on 1

    Posted by Shawna Spoor

  • 03Aug2010
    Anita Kerwin-Nye discusses the National Year

    Anita Kerwin-Nye, Director of the Communication Trust, discusses the upcoming 2011 National Year to highlight the importance of speech, language and communication.

    Posted by Shawna Spoor

  • 03Aug2010
    Liz Attenborough to leave the National Literacy Trust

    The National Literacy Trust announces that Liz Attenborough will be leaving her role as Manager of Talk To Your Baby at the end of October, following this year’s Talk To Your Baby conference.

    Posted by Farah Pasha

  • 03Aug2010
    Your baby is amazing - new resource

    TTYB has created a new resource to help parents understand the importance of early communication in healthy brain development, how early communication manifests itself and the importance of babbling.

    Posted by Shawna Spoor

  • 29Jul2010
    Early motherly affection leads to more stress resistant adults

    The BBC reports on a recently published study, which shows that high levels of motherly affection are likely to facilitate secure attachment and bonding.

    Posted by Shawna Spoor

  • 29Jul2010
    The Baby Room Project

    Canterbury Christ Church University has spent the last year investigating what goes on in baby rooms in nurseries.

    Posted by Shawna Spoor

  • 28Jul2010
    New book: Early Childhood Matters

    Evidence from the Effective Pre-school and Primary Education project has been published in a book, edited by Kathy Sylva et al (2010) Routledge.

    Posted by Shawna Spoor

  • 26Jul2010
    10 reasons why play is important

    Play is integral to a child's development. This article brings together TTYB's 10 reasons why play is important.

    Posted by Shawna Spoor

  • 21Jul2010
    The Wellbeing Project

    In an article in Nursery World Mary Dickins, early years consultant, discusses the concept of wellbeing.

    Posted by Shawna Spoor

  • 20Jul2010
    Is 'the earlier the better' the right path forward for teaching reading?

    Nursery World (8 July 2010) features an interesting opinion piece by Dr Sebastian Suggate. The piece centres on the debate around when to start teaching children to read.

    Posted by Shawna Spoor


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