NELI Webinar Programme

We provide a full year of free-to-join NELI webinars which cover helpful topics with advice from a panel of NELI experts. Whether you are new to NELI, or an experienced NELI practitioner, come along to ask us any questions – or share your own tips!

In future webinars, we will cover topics such as how to get started with NELI delivery, when to use the NELI record forms, what to do if you can’t finish NELI before summer, understanding your LanguageScreen report, and more.

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Library of Previous Webinars

Here you can watch any of our previously delivered NELI webinars.

Please click the links below:

Answering key questions raised by schools this year.

In this webinar we aim to answer:

1: How does language assessment, intervention and enrichment help us to meet our Early Years and KS1 goals?

2:Why does evidence matter? Is there a conflict between research and practice?

3: How can we measure and demonstrate success in our language initiatives?

The webinar concluded with a Q&A session, where we answered questions from attendees.

How to champion support for oral language in your school this year

Are you delivering NELI this year? Are you preparing to get started? Are you not able to deliver NELI this year, but looking for ways to support your children’s oral language development? In this webinar we provide guidance on how you can best champion high-quality support for oral language development in your school, whether you are delivering NELI this year or not. The webinar concluded with a Q&A session, where we answered questions from attendees.

Practical tips for a successful NELI delivery

In this webinar we give you practical tips for a successful NELI delivery.  We started with how to interpret your LanguageScreen report, and how to measure and monitor the NELI group’s progress. We also looked at how Group and Individual sessions work together in NELI and what to aim for in the Vocabulary and Narrative sessions of Individual sessions. Finally we covered practical advice on what happens in the first week of NELI. The webinar concluded with a Q&A session, where we answered questions from attendees.

How to get the most out of your NELI Programme – top tips from an experienced NELI practitioner

This webinar is designed to help you get the most out of your NELI programme. In this webinar we are joined by a guest NELI practitioner who has successfully delivered NELI for 3+ years. She shared her top tips for ensuring that your NELI Programme delivery benefits staff, children and the school. The webinar concluded with a Q&A session, where we answered questions from attendees.

Getting ready for NELI

This webinar is to welcome you back and help you get ready for your 2023-24 NELI programme. We covered the three core elements of the NELI programme (training, LanguageScreen and the intervention), our recommended timeline for the year ahead and the key steps to get ready for your NELI delivery. We also looked at how you can access further information and support throughout the year. The webinar concluded with a Q&A session, where we answered questions from attendees.

‘You spoke, we listened!’

This, our final webinar of the 2022-23 school year, was on the theme ‘You spoke, we listened’.  In this webinar we looked at your NELI delivery stories and how we can learn from this year’s successes and challenges. We also covered the improvements that you’ve asked for and some exciting plans for the future which we’d like to share with you. The webinar concluded with a Q&A session, where we answered questions from attendees.

End of Year LanguageScreen and NELI Wrap-up

In this webinar we explore why it is beneficial to assess your children with LanguageScreen, even if you didn’t assess at the start of the year (or deliver NELI); how to interpret your end-of-year LanguageScreen report; and what to do if you can’t finish NELI delivery before summer. The webinar concluded with a Q&A session, where participants ask questions about LanguageScreen assessments and NELI delivery.

A Masterclass in Individual sessions

In this webinar, we provided an overview of the purpose and structure of NELI Individual sessions, activity ideas, and tips on how to get the most out of this valuable one-to-one time with your NELI children. This was followed by a Q&A session, where participants ask questions about their NELI delivery.

How to get the most out of your NELI programme

Over 1,000 people registered for this, our first NELI webinar, which took place on 2nd March 2023. In this webinar, we discussed how to make the most out of the three core elements of the NELI programme: the online training, LanguageScreen assessments, and the intervention. This was followed by a Q&A session where attendees were invited to submit questions about the NELI programme.