Word Aware Training for Trainers

Benefits of becoming an official Word Aware Trainer

  1. You will have the skills and confidence to deliver the training well.
  2. You can use Word Aware in the title of the training you deliver.
  3. You can deliver the official Word Aware training in schools and to your own departmental colleagues.
  4. Your details can be advertised on our website, newsletter, on related social media and at live events so local schools can contact you directly.
  5. Receive ongoing support by phone and email from the authors
  6. Continue to receive updates from Word Aware including new delivery packages



To be considered for a place on the official Word Aware Training for Trainers course you need to:

  1. Be a specialist teacher, teacher, SENCO, Speech and Language Therapist or Educational Psychologist
  2. Be a confident and competent trainer who routinely delivers training
  3. Have attended a one day Word Aware introductory course run by Stephen Parsons and Anna Branagan in the past two years
  4. Have a good understanding of the approach
  5. Have used Word Aware in regular practice in the classroom

Please note: This is an assessed course and participants need to meet quality standards in order to be accredited.


To book a place for an individual …

Thinking Talking run courses that individuals can book onto. Check the details on the right.


Commissioning training

Training can also be commissioned by schools or departments. Further information about commissioning a course:

Commissioning a course