A number of recent Ofsted reports note that a common feature of the most successful schools surveyed was the attention they gave to developing speaking and listening

Membership of The Communication Council

The Communication Council is co-chaired by Directors of The Department for Education and The Department of Health.

There are 11 standing members of Council representing the SLCN sector. Representatives cover stakeholder groups including;

  • Augmentative and alternative communication support
  • Children and young people
  • Headteachers and schools
  • NHS England
  • Parents
  • Research and academic community¬†
  • Speech and language therapists
  • The voluntary and community sector
  • Local Authorities
  • Youth offending teams¬†

We are working to extend the membership of the Council currently and will keep this web page up to date with information about any new representatives.