1.1 Effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children and adults in order to gather information and pass it on effectively and accurately. It is important to establish positive communication to gain trust. Children who see adults communicating with each other and other children in a positive manner are more likely to learn positive and effective communication skills themselves. For example, it is important to check what we are saying or how we are acting and in times of stress or excitement, and display conversations, mannerisms, body language and behaviour that we expect from the children. Effective communication with parents ensures that they are confident in the school and their child’s learning, which in turn is passed on to the child.
2.3 Describe how to deal with disagreements between children and young people. 2.4 Describe how own behavior could: * Promote effective interactions with children and young people * Impact negatively on interactions with children and young people 1.1 How to establish respectful, professional relationships with children and young people. As a teaching assistant, it is essential to establish a respectful and professional relationship with children and young people. In any relationship between a child and an adult there must be trust. In the relationship between the child or young person and the teaching assistant it is important to gain their trust and build a positive relationship, so they feel comfortable your company.
Respond positively to what is said. Effective communication involves pupils being able to understand and use the language of learning. Youn need to be able to utilise language effectively yourself in order to encourage and extend pupils learning. Developing postive working relationships with adults adults is important because it helps to maintain a positive learning environment that benefits pupils, parents and staff. Try to avoid 'jargon' or technical language unless you are sure that they too understand its meaning.
Towards children I must show a caring approach and listen to them when they are asking me question and make eye contact so they know that I am listening to them. I must also show the young person, child and adult that I am pleased with them when they produce good work or they have behaved well 1.3 Different social, professional and cultural contexts can sometimes affect the way I communicate with different backgrounds. Some communication may be acceptable to some cultures and background, which may not be to others. I may need to on occasion change the way I work with people from different backgrounds all the while staying in the boundaries of what is acceptable 2.1 The skills of which there are many which are needed to communicate with young people and children are that you need to give the children and young people a chance to air their views about a topic you might be doing in lessons. So this requires you to have good
Effective Communication is important with pupils because it maintains a good relationship between the Teaching and the pupil when developing these positive relationships. Children want to be in an honest and trustworthy environment. If they don’t feel that they can trust you they will find it hard to approach you and this could affect the child’s learning. Having a positive relationship will allow the child to feel more comfortable around the T/A which will inevitably create a good learning atmosphere for everyone. Consistency and Patience will help you build this relationship.
Effective communication combines a set of skills including non verbal communication, attentive listening, the ability to mange stress in the moment, the capacity to recognize, understand own emotion and those of the person you are communicating with. Effective communication is important because it allows people to build personal and professional relationships. We are more likely to communicate information to one another if we have positive relationships. You are likely to give beneficial support if communication is strong and effective with parents and other adults who come into the school, this in turn benefits pupils. It is also inportant that a Teaching Asistant checks what he/ she is saying in the moment of stress and excitement as the pupils are in our presence and will here.
1.2 There are various factors which contribute to the development of positive relationships; these principles of relationship building can be divided into categories, the key ones being the need for effective and clear communication with any human being. The basic aim is to make one feel comfortable and secure in our company. Body language, facial expressions and gestures are also crucially important in effective communication. we must show respect and courtesy, from the simple ‘please’ and ‘thank you’ to listening to peoples points of views by using warm tones of voice especially with children and young adults, courtesy and respect provide a good foundation to agreeable relationships. 1.3 Effective communication is not just about speaking and listening.
Unit 8: Promote Communication in Health, Social or Children’s and Young People’s Settings Task 1: Understand why effective communication is important in the work setting 1. (1.1) There are numerous reasons for people to communicate and these include: • Establishing a relationship • Maintaining a relationship • Small talk • Giving and receiving information and instructions • Giving and receiving acknowledgment, reassurance, encouragement and support • Expressing needs and feelings • Expressing and negotiating ideas, thoughts, opinions and concerns • Asking questions 2. (1.2) Positive working relationships with adults lead to a pleasant, comfortable atmosphere in the working environment. This is beneficial not only to the adults, but also to the children/young people, because the Foster Carer’s working environment is the child’s home, play and learning space. When positive relationships are formed, it is easier for colleagues and parents to give and receive trust, information, support, help, advice and encouragement.
Develop Positive Relationship with C.Y.P and Others Involved in their Care It is important to have a positive relationship with children and young adults because if they feel comfortable and secure with the adult and their setting weather it is a childminder, a nursery or a school they will separate more easily from their parent /carer, if they feel emotionally secure they are more likely to participate in the play and learning activities. Children need to have a strong relationship with the staff to feel comfortable and secure this will help them to enjoy themselves and less likely to show unwanted behaviour. From the staffs point of view a close relationship means they learn to recognise their needs and are able to meet these needs, the staff can also recognise their expressions and emotions and are able to respond quickly and more effectively to the child, this makes the child more comfortable and confident so they then talk to the staff enabling their language to develop weather they are very young and just learning to speak or are older and learning more complex words and sentences. A strong relationship is also needed so that the staff knows the child they know where they sit on a development chart and can plan activities that the child will enjoy and be interested in and will develop from. One of the most important ways to build a relationship is communications whether it is smiling and cooing to a new born baby or having a discussion with a young adult effective communication is a must.
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.