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Speech, language and communication courses

Courses ECaT (Every Child a Talker) Speech and Language Universal Communication and Signing Language Intervention Team - Resource Base and Workshops« Back to category index

Work experience

Work experience gives you a chance to try out jobs before reaching a long term decision. You get an insight into the pace and pressures of a typical work day, and an understanding of the range of skills and qualities needed. A guide to Child…


People drink alcohol for all sorts of reasons. Many people enjoy alcohol and most of the time it is not a problem, but drinking heavily can damage your health, especially if you’re a young person. Besides damaging the liver, heart and brain, heavy drinking can…

Emergency accommodation

If you are under 16, Social Services have a duty to provide emergency accommodation for you. This may be with a family or in a hostel, B&B or similar. The local councils have a duty to help with emergency accommodation for over 16s – the…

Buying your home

Buying a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll make in your life, so get as much advice as you can. Check out the local papers and sign up with local estate agents. This is free and they will send you details of properties that…

Business Planning - Research

This section of your business plan is one of the most important - it's where you need to demonstrate the need or demand for your new services. This might include statistical information such as the growth in population and live births, the increasing number of…

Student Social Work Placements

Work based placements are provided in adult and children's services for students undertaking the social work degree, or a Masters in Social Work or Step to social work programme. Placements vary in length from seventy to one hundred days. First and Final Placements are offered…

Already Working in Childcare?

In this section of the website you will find useful information if you're working with children and families, or in a child-related job in the city, or if you're interested in starting a new career in this exciting area of work. Visit the 'Working with…

Housing while studying away

Going away to college or university means you'll have to find somewhere to live whilst you're there. Your best bet is to contact Student Services or the Student Union at the college or university where you'll be studying. They will be able to tell you…

Business Planning - Background

It's useful to set the scene for the business plan by describing what your project/business is now, perhaps, or who you are, what your experience is and why you want to do what you are proposing. Don't go into too much detail here on future…

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