Only 40 per cent connect

5th May 2006 at 01:00
Six out of 10 teachers feel their training does not prepare them to deal with pupils with speech, language or communications difficulties. A survey by the charity I Can found that only 1 per cent of teachers feel well prepared to work with such pupils; 70 per cent said there was not enough on-the-job training to help them to meet these children's needs. See www.ican.org.uk

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