2.1 Understand the important influence of parents/carers and engage with them to support their child's well being, learning and development. 2.2 Communicate effectively with children from birth to age five, listening and responding sensitively. 2.3 Promote positive social and emotional behaviour, attitudes and independence. 2.4 Know and understand the significance of attachment and how to effectively promote it. 2.5 Encourage and support children’s learning in developmentally appropriate ways.
Unit 1- A introduction to working with children D1/D2 A statutory provision setting for children aged 0-5 years is sure start; sure start is a government funded programme that makes sure that every child has the best start for their future. They also offer advice for single mums and teenaged mums that are struggling. Sure start offers alot of support and help for parents, sure start has family support services which includes advice, support and help etc. Sure start has early education which teaches your child to maybe count, learn the alphabet, learn through play etc. Sure start has a variety of activities and services which includes stay and play groups, young parents group e.g.
D1: Describe the purpose of ONE (1) setting that us statutory provision for each age range. A setting that is required for the children under the age of 5 is a nursery class. A nursery class is a school class for the education of children mainly between the age of three and five. In a nursery school you learn simple mathematics counting up to 10 or maybe 20.All nurseries should follow the curriculum called E.Y.F.S (Early Year’s foundation stage) that all the teachers would have to follow when they are planning an activity this would help the children develop their skills e.g. their language skills and develop through a lot of wide range activities e.g.
Allowing children time to adjust on their own B. Communicating with parents about the curriculum C. Progress in development as children learn to be independent 3. Empowerment A. Allows for children to gain confidence and freedom B. Discuss with parents about how to empower their children and their future C. Model an empowering environment 4.
Nursery Schools: Help with early learning and childcare for children between the ages of 3-5. They are either based in sure start centres or linked to a primary school. Playgroups and Playschools: These normally ran voluntary groups give part-time and early learning to under 5s. 3-5 years old can use their 15 hours free entitlement early years education at these. Day Nurseries: Are mainly based at the workplace or run as a business giving care and learning activities to children from birth to five years old.
TDA 3.2 Schools as organisations By Christopher D Sanders 1.1 Summarise entitlement and provision for early years and education. There are different types of childcare options available for 0-5 year olds, these are: • Sure Start Children’s Centre: Based in the woodhouse close area. They work with and help parents from the birth to early year’s education, short-term care, parenting advice, full day care, health and family support, as well as training and employment advice. • Nursery schools: Provide early learning and childcare for children between three and five years old. They are often based at Sure Start Children’s Centres or linked to a primary school.
Visiting a Early childcare and education center showed me there's a lot more than just babysitting or watching kids. when you enter into the Early child care and Education field you are educating, supporting, being responsible for children and loving them like they are your own. Learning about the importance of knowing as much about every childs family and community around them is a great way to become and have a great daycare. Because young childrenís lives are so embedded in their families and communities, and because research indicates that successful early childhood education depends upon partnerships with families and communities, early childhood professionals need to thoroughly understand and apply their knowledge in this area. On march
“Everybody has to go to school by law” this is part of the, - Education Act (2010) E2 - Even though these sectors all seem different they share a main key factor which is that their aim is to teach the children and help them develop. By using the parents/ carers support, funding and most importantly the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) for under 5’s which gives the settings guidance on what they need to educate and how they educate the children. The national curriculum is in place from over 5’s to 16 this is used throughout schools in the UK. This helps the families because the settings help look after children and also help develop the children’s education. This also allows the families to go back to work while their children are being looked after so the parent/ carers can earn some money to give their children a higher standard of life.
Miss Lisa makes monthly scheduled parent meetings. The meetings consist of all the parents going to to the classroom early before the class begins. She discusses the lessons she had been giving their children and what they have been learning from them. She understands that not all the parents are able nor available in the mornings. She makes it known to the parents that if they would like to meet at a later time or another day she would have no problem rescheduling to make it possible for her to have that meeting with the parent(s).
One has to have effective communication skills in order to be able to gain the trust and respect in working environment. It is very important to establish a good rapport with children, their parents and work colleagues. These communication skills are vital when working with children and young people: - being patient - listen carefully - remembering names, personal preferences etc - using body language effectively, use open posture - actively listening - maintaining a good eye contact all the time - sensitively using certain keywords - showing warmth, understanding, sincerity, positive values of others etc Let’s see an example. In a classroom we have a child who was born abroad and their parents don’t speak good English and have different cultural