Trust is a big part of building a relationship with people, especially with children who are under your care. In my own experience of building relationships with children – students in my case – I found that having a friendly, open nature works best in gaining their friendship and trust. Children respond well to someone who is approachable and this is the only way to get them to co-operate with you. I have taught several children with social/personality disorders and although at the start of our relationship it was challenging to gain their confidence, I managed to build and maintain a strong friendship with them by being able to relate to them will and approach them with a bright, positive attitude. Maintaining a relationship with someone is very important also as it keeps you in contact with others.
They will also be less likely to show unwanted behaviour because the carer will be able to recognise their needs and meet them. Positive relationships will help a practitioner plan more accurately, they will know what the child’s development needs are and plan for them. If the practitioner and the child have a positive relationship the practitioner will be able to read the child’s expressions and respond appropriately. Renouf (2007) maintains that children are influenced by what they see around them. In other words, they are influenced by their role models.
Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. In order to explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults, we must first know and understand why effective communication is important. How we can communicate effectively and how we can develop and maintain positive relationships by effectively communicating. Communication is a two way process. In school and social life effective communication is important as it helps us to develop and maintain positive relationships.
Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools NCFE Level 3 Nina Gell Student Reference: o131642 Assignment 3 Understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. QUESTION 1a: Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. As teaching assistants, in order to communicate effectively, we need to be very clear in what we say. Children, young people and adults need us to communicate what is expected of them so they learn the boundaries of professional relationships and children can learn to communicate effectively themselves. Effective communication amongst pupils and adult allows the pupil to have a proper understanding of what they are expected to do, how they are expected to behave, what resources they need.
CYP Core 3.5 2.1 Why positive relationships with people involved in the care of children and young people are important. It is important for other people to have positive relationships with children because the child needs to gain trust with others too. The child will need to be able to work with teachers to enable them to achieve goals through their education; they also need to feel confident at the doctors in case they need wounds dressing, or an examination of some kind. It is important to have a positive relationship with the speech therapist because they may have a barrier with communication. This can lead to the child gaining the ability to communicate with others.
2.2. Give attention to individual children and young people in a way that is fair to them and the group as a whole. ● Effective communication – this is the key area for developing relationships with others and also covers many different forms of communication (see below). ● Showing respect – in order to develop positive relationships with others, it is very important to be courteous and respectful, and to listen to their points of view. Adults and pupils with whom you work may also be from different cultures and have different beliefs or values from your own.
It is also important to listen and to use positive body language (may be shown by nodding etc) use the appropiate facial expressions and give eye contact. Adults need to show positive relationships with each other in front of children and young people so that the child can copy this behaviour as it will demonstrate what is expected and acceptable in relationship building. If good commincation exsisits between everyone involved (the child,the staff and parents/ carers) it may prevent misunderstanding and unnecessary worry. Developing a positive relationship with children is the main key to a happy and calm enviroment. Without a supportive and positive attitude there will be no trust and honesty between yourself and the
Establish good relationships with children, acting as good role and being aware of and responding appropriately to individual needs. Encourage and promote self-esteem and independence. Provide feedback to children in relation to progress and achievement. SUPPORT FOR THE TEACHER Assist with the planning of learning activities under the direction and guidance of the class teacher. Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers.
Finally, educators with effective communication skills prove an ability to adapt teaching methods to suit the needs of students they are supporting (Kearns, 2012), and with appropriate delivery of good communication, student learning increases. When delivering student education, acquiring effective communication skills involving the delivery of high written and verbal skills, and literacy development is essential for teachers to aid children’s needs for learning, as this assists to prove social and cognitive development for children when the teacher collaborates towards educating children. Good communication skills from early childhood educators ensure children’s skills are enhanced when
Good communication with parents and caregivers can build support for and strengthen the important work that you are doing in the classroom. The more you know about children's academic, social, and emotional development, the more able you will be to meet their needs. Information about how well the children are progressing helps you to plan your teaching. You want the children in your care to feel successful and confident, but you also want to offer experiences that will help them to develop further. In addition, through initial screening and by checking the children's progress, you can identify those children who need special help or who face extra