Learning outcome 1.1
Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults.
Effective communication is the ability of prepared and available for understanding. A famous quote says “First impression is the best impression”. Based on that I wish to say if our way of communication is good we can explain the things better. I can manage any situation. It is the passage or an opportunity or means of passage between places.
Burnham (2011). In order to contribute positive relationships, I will need to demonstrate and model effective communication skills in your dealings with others. That means I should consider how I approach other people and my response for them. Parents and other adults who come to school are most likely to give beneficial support if communication is strong and effective. It is also important for pupils that models effective communication skills. This means checking what I am saying, sometimes in moment of stress or excitement, so that they can understand what my expectations are in school, effective communication and positive relationship do not happen by chance. We have to build bridge of trust. I should think about the way I relate to others and the messages that is sends out. In situations communication can breakdown, misunderstandings can lead to bad feelings.
If there is a communication breakdown between school, parents and pupils this could have a damaging impact on the pupil’s educational and emotional performance. To be effective communicator and strengthen positive relationships we need to think about what we are going to say and how we are going to say it. Communication however, is a two way thing; it involves listening as well as speaking. How we listen to others is important, being empathic builds good relationships with children and young people making them feel that you have seen their point of view. In doing this they will feel supported and understood and are...