1.2 Explain the importance of promoting the rights of all children and young people to participation and equality of access. All children have the right to a broad and balanced curriculum. This must also be supported by high quality teaching and learning experiences. Schools have a duty to ensure all pupils have equal access to the curriculum irrespective of their background, race, culture, gender, additional needs or disability. Ti understand the importance of
TDA 2.9 supporting children and young people’s positive behaviour 1.1 All staff member’s within the setting need to be aware of the policies and procedures when dealing with children’s behaviours. This is very important so the children and young people are aware of the behaviour management within the setting, by following the policies and procedures children will also know that there is a flow for both negative and positive behaviours. Policies and procedures within the setting cover various areas such as behaviour, code of conduct, rewards and sanctions, dealing with conflict and inappropriate behaviour, anti-bullying and attendance. Behaviour policy The schools behaviour policy covers guidelines on how all members of staff should manage behaviours of children effectively within the setting, it also enables the staff members to help keep a consistent flow with behaviour management. Code of conduct.
All pupils have the right to a broad and balanced curriculum. Schools have a duty to ensure all pupils have equal access to the curriculum irrespective of their background, race, culture, gender, additional need or disability. It is important to ensure that the curriculum meets individual needs of all pupils. This involves understanding the barriers which exist. Intervention strategies, such as additional support, can then be put into place.
BE ABLE TO PROMOTE EQUALITY AND DIVERSITY IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE. Through research and own experiences I have come to learn about the current legislation and code’s of practice to the promotion of equality and valuing diversity. I have looked at the rights and the importance of valuing and promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people and how it is affected by inclusion and inclusive practices and the barriers children face. 1.1 Identify current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing diversity. Each school must produce a range of policies which formally sets out the guidelines and procedures for ensuring equality.
UNIT 3 – EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN WORK WITH CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE Learning outcome 1: Understand the importance of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people 1.1Identify the current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing diversity Achieved in Unit 10 1.2 Describe the importance of promoting the rights of all children and young people to participation and equality of access It is very important to promote the rights of all children and young people to participation and equality of access. In line with legislation from the Equality Act (2006), Disability Equality Duty (2005) and Race Relations Act (2000), my school has developed a policy “Equality Plan” to which all member of staff must be aware of, stating that we must treat all children and young people fairly, equally and with respect. we ensure that all children have access to a wide and enriched curriculum regardless of their background, race, culture, gender or disability. This will enable the children to achieve to their personal best and to feel valued as individuals. It will also encourage to build positive relationships within and outside the school.
Disability Discrimination Act 1995: Protects people with disabilities from unfair discrimination in areas such as employment, access to goods and facilities. Special Education Needs and Disability Act 2001: This is an extension on the Disability Act of 1995. The special education act protects disabled students in all areas of their studies. Also states all institutions are expected to take reasonable steps to find out if a child has disabilities or special educational needs. The Race Relations Act 1975: Made it illegal to treat any person less favourably than others because of race, skin colour, nationality or ethnic origin.
SHC33-1.3 Explain how inclusive practice promotes equality and supports diversity. Inclusive practice promotes a child’s right to access to equal opportunities. By ensuring that this happens promotes diversity. There are various pieces of legislation which have been put in place to promote equality and reduce discrimination. These include: * The Disability Discrimination Act 2005 * The Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001 * The Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2000 * Racial and Religious Hatred Act 2006 * Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN, 1989) * The Human Rights Act 1998 * The Sex Discrimination Act 1975 (as amended) * Employment Equality Regulations 2003 The aim of the legislation is to promote equality of opportunity for all.
Unit 306 Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people Outcome 1 Promote equality and diversity in work with children and young people 1.1 Identify the current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing of diversity The education act is based towards the school responsibilities towards children with special educational needs. It means schools must provide resources, equipment and extra support to meet the needs of any children. The disability act places a duty on schools to encourage children to participate in all different areas of school life free from harassment and discrimination. It also eliminates barriers to make sure that children can have equal access to services. The SEN and disability act makes it unlawful for schools to discriminate against children with SEN or disability.
ECM is important as it protects children from discrimination and harm. The CASHE Statement of Values insures that all CASHE students act in a responsible manner towards the children and parents and insures that the child is always put first. The statement supports children as it has a list of criteria that all CASHE students must follow in order to maintain confidentiality and protect children in their care. This relates to my placement as is provides my supervisors with guidelines that they can make sure I follow. The statement is important because it protects children form mistreatment from CASHE students.
TDA 2.4: Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people. 1.1. Identify the current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing of diversity. Legislation and codes of practice helps us to understand and put into practice: equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children. Knowledge of legislation and codes of practice helps us to a better understanding of the school policy in which we work.