This page includes all the news from Pearson Assessment, as well as a list of the events at which you can meet us, an archive of our e-newsletters, press releases, professional links and the latest industry/policy news. 

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Professional development in SLC- findings from a national workforce survey

March 2017

The Commnunication Trust has developed a report presenting findings and offering recommendations on how government and national bodies, local authorities and training providers, the voluntary sector, and the workforce can work together to improve access to quality professional development in speech, language and communication.


The Speech, Language and Communication Framework (SLCF)

March 2017
The SLCF is a free online professional development tool which sets out the skills and knowledge that everyone working with children and young people need in order to support the speech, language and communication of those they work with.
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New updates to the iOS version of our free Assessment Assistant app.

March 2017 

Our Assessment Assistant app has been updated with new features and given a fresh new look to match our new website and visual identity.  The Pearson UK Assessment Assistant is your little helper for administering assessments or interventions. 

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Our new-look website is here

March 2017
The Pearson Clinical website has had a refresh. The new site is mobile-friendly, making it more flexible for you to use. It's just as easy to use on desktop, laptop or mobile.

Gareth Gates Unveiled as Host for Shine a Light Awards

February 2017
Gareth Gates, singer-songwriter and musical theatre star, has today (1st February 2017) been revealed as the host of the 2017 Shine a Light Awards that take place in London on 23 March 2017.

Francesca Martinez Joins Fifth Shine a Light Judges Panel

February 2017
Francesca Martinez - international comedian, writer and speaker who has mild cerebral palsy – has joined the judging panel for the fifth annual Shine a Light Awards.
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ART-2 Approved by STEC

January 2017
We are pleased to announce that ART-2 has been approved for use in the Assessment of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) in Higher Education/DSA applications. 
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Communication Trust launches One Stop Guide

January 2017
The Communication Trust have developed a ‘One Stop Guide’ to take you through key steps to consider when you are planning to commission speech and language support. 

New Date for ADOS-2: Two-day Clinical Workshops

November 2016 
An introduction and guidance on the use of the ADOS-2 for clinical professionals
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Blog Post: Developing SEMH provision by focusing on pupil wellbeing

September 2016
By SENDCo Kat Dockery


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