Building trust with parents or carers will result in them knowing that the nursery is a very good place for their child as it offers a great amount of help and support, which is especially important for new parents or carers. Other professionals It is also important to partner with other professionals as they will offer the support and services, where needed, to improve the overall development of the child. For example, a speech and language therapist may assist a child with communication difficulties. Another example would be a play therapist to diagnose, prevent or resolve a child with psychosocial challenges. Multi-disciplinary teams It is very important that everyone in a multi disciplinary team work in partnership.
Parents using the setting entrust the practitioners with the care , safety and development of their children and improving knowledge enables the staff to be able to explain different procedures used throughout the setting, such as the use of the EYFS framework, planning ect. We work in partnership with parents by holding parents evenings and stay and play sessions and this enables us to build a strong relationship with the parents making it easy to identify and discuss changes. We continually reflect on our practice as this enables to gain a clear account of our own strengths and weaknesses and together as a team we can evaluate what is best suited for the overall strength of the room and the children. The Manager also enables me to improve knowledge and practice verbally and through appraisals. Knowledge and practice can be improved by formal or informal training and education.
The children's act 2004 means easier access to information for the families and children and earlier support for the parents that are experiencing difficulties and multiple agencies working together effectively and integrated planning and delivery of services. The statement of purpose in residential settings guides the young people through what services they can expect from the home an how they can expect to be cared for. The national minimum standards state that a young person must have their needs assessed effectively and have a written placement plan which outlines their needs and how they will be met. Children's needs and development are reviewed regularly. The young people we care for are encouraged to make decisions about their lives and their day to day care and activities.
Bibliography………………………………………………………………………………..6 FANCY FACE CENTRE FANCY FACE CENTRE It is important to us at Fancy Face Centre to inform our parents on our daily program. This way our learner's parents stay informed on their child’s progress, as well as their learning experience.
EYMP 1 Task 2 3.1 As a trainee practitioner i need to show the knowledge and understanding of how partnership with parents is important to the success of each individual child in the setting. Promoting an effective bond between the parents and professionals, this provides a source of strength throughout their time in the setting. Consequently practitioners should be very aware that there leading role is very different in the Childs life, compared to their own parents, carers etc. Practitioners roll is to be able to show a more compassionate bond with the child. Leading on Carolyn Meggitt also believed that “Practitioners need to develop constant, warm and affectionate relationships with children, especially babies, but should not seek to
Jody Foster Competency Goal III To support social and emotional development and to provide a positive guide Functional Area 8: Self I strive to provide a safe, secure and educational environment. My goal is to make my infants feel very special, loved, and well cared for. I do this by treating each infant as an individual with his or her own needs and unique characteristics. I like to start each day by saying good morning to each infant individually. My co-teacher and I try to never be out of the room at the same time.
Parents / carers have a right to know how their children are managing in school and indeed the sharing of information means that parents / carers can follow the same processes at home should they choose to. Parents / carers are far more involved in the setting now. They may spend time in the setting, share ideas and most importantly, share information about their child with the practitioners. This is especially important in the case of children with Special Needs so that therapies, methods of calming etc can be passed on to the
This approach is also a very important part of the government framework of Every Child Matters which states that we should be working together to achieve the best possible outcomes for children in our care. The Early years foundation stage, states that different professionals working together will help to improve outcomes for children both in their learning and development. So by sharing records or observations of a child by a professional such as a speech or language therapist may contribute to further assessment. Inclusion is an important
Good relationships, clear communication and common goals between parents and practitioners are crucial to the successful delivery of an effective service. Every major legislative or policy document contains reference to ‘partnership’ and the importance of ensuring that parents are informed about and involved in strategies and approaches to the care and education of their child. Partnership with parents is based on the belief that good working relationship, clear and mutual communication and common goals between parents and professionals are crucial to the successful delivery of effective services to children. MacLeod-Brudnell (2004, p.412). Partnership with parents should be a key aspect of provision.
There are several relationships that matter here: Parent- teacher, parent- child, teacher- child. They all should be equally yoked and the parent should realize that each of these relationships will be beneficial to their child. “ Several Studies show that when parents are positively involved in their child’s education that they achieve higher grade, test scores, perform better in school, and actually attend school” (Children, 2008). The children are more excited about learning and education because their parents show an interest in it. In the teacher- child relationship, the teacher can build the relationship by utilizing active listening skills, making direct eye contact, engaging in one on one and face to face interactions with the child.