Training sessionTraining brings to life the ideas and strategies outlined in the Word Aware and Language for Thinking books. Both Anna Branagan and Stephen Parsons are experienced and skilled trainers who ensure that any course is informative, rewarding and fun.

Courses can be commissioned by schools or departments. The courses are suitable for a range of professionals including class teachers, specialist teachers, SENCOs, Educational Psychologists and Speech and Language Therapists / Pathologists. This training is available anywhere in the UK, and we have also run courses in Australia.

Thinking Talking also run courses that individuals can book onto. The details of forthcoming courses are on the right.


Training courses:

  1. Language for Thinking
  2. Word Aware Introduction: covers the original ‘Word Aware’ book
  3. Word Aware Early Years
  4. Word Aware Training for Trainers


Word Aware trainers

We have a network of accredited Word Aware trainers across the UK. Trainers local to your area can offer your school a flexible package either as INSET or twilight sessions. Contact for details.

Accredited Word Aware Trainers