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Talking Matters Summit 2017 - 6 Sep 2017












Join leaders from education, child health and development, parent education, family services and community organisations at a pathfinding national event.

Early language has an enormous impact on learning and life success. Interaction and talk shape children’s brains when they are young, setting them up for their future.

The Talking Matters Summit is an opportunity to talk across our sectors, disciplines and communities about the power of talk.   

Join experts from education, child development, family services and community organisations as we explore the current situation and what we can do together to wrap interaction and rich oral language around all our children.   Talk is vital for our children to develop as confident thinkers, talkers and readers – in whatever languages they use. The programme will be dynamic and interactive, with plenty of opportunity to share, learn and network.  

Register now: www.talkingmatters.org.nz/page/summit/