The Money Question. The What Next Question.

The Money Question. The What Next Question.

An attendee wrote: “Is Chatter Matters being funded by Tas Gov to run this workshop? Will there be a continuation? Will there be one for school leaders, such as teachers, as the direction becomes cheaper? Do we have Department support for Speech Pathologists to work...
What About the Evidence?

What About the Evidence?

In late June, Chatter Matters convened a seminar, Colleagues @ The Heart of Literacy. Its focus was on cross-disciplinary, cross-sector sharing of collaborative practice for advancing oral language and literacy in school-aged students and young people. Two...
Almost a jug. Definitely a drench.

Almost a jug. Definitely a drench.

Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania, visiting a school to observe Educator-Speech Pathologist shared literacy sessions in November 2018.   Q: What’s the difference between “almost-a-jug” and “definitely-a-drench”? A: Four...
Colleagues @ The Heart of Literacy

Colleagues @ The Heart of Literacy

What date: Friday 21st June What time: 8.45am – 3.30pm Where: C3 Convention Centre               64 Anglesea St | South Hobart Who:    Principals, other educators, speech pathologists,              parents, learners, policy makers, all. Cost:    $45.00 Register:...
Educational Attainment & Language Ability

Educational Attainment & Language Ability

Increased educational attainment amongst Tasmanians is vital to a vibrant, flourishing people and state. Many are talking about it and few would argue otherwise. And ‘vital’ is the right word, because education is life-giving. Actually life-giving. Those with higher...