The free entitlement provides access to education and care and the hours can be flexible over the week, all childcare provisions must use the EYFS and help young children achieve the five Every Child Matters outcomes 2.2- explain the impact of current policies frameworks and influences on the early years sector. The current polices
This means that it is more likely for these children to be in mainstream schools. * Every Child Matters 2003 Every Child Matters 2003 and children Act 2004 update in 2010 to help children achieve more. These were put into place to ensure that all organisations and agencies involved with children between birth and 19 years
Explain the importance of multi-agency and integrated working. How does this create a better outcome for children, young people and their families? Multi-agency working is different services, agencies, teams of professionals and other practitioners working together to provide the services that meet the needs of children, their parents or carers. These can include health visitors, educational psychologists, colleagues from other early year settings, social workers and parents or carers. Integrated Working is when all these professionals supporting children work together effectively to put the child at the centre, meet their needs and improve their lives all under one roof.
1.1 Outline the current legislation that underpins the safeguarding of children and young people within own UK Home Nations 1.2 Evaluate how national and local guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding affect day to day work with children and young people There are many legislations that underpin safeguarding of children and young people within our own UK Home Nations. From these many legislations childcare settings develop policies which are a guide to all those who are involved in the setting. This will ensure the well-being of all families, children and staff. They will provide a common understanding of how things should be done within the childcare setting. Understanding the legislations involving children is important in creating policies that are up to date, relevant, understandable and useable.
2.2. - The impact of current policies, frameworks and influences on the Early Years sector is that it is bringing everyone together as a whole. The Welfare and Rights of the children are now taken more seriously. Children are now able to play, engage in and express themselves freely and are being heard. With all groups linked together, working with the same child will mean that the child will learn more effectively.
Unit 136 Support Children’s learning and development in the early years 1.1 Understand the impact of early year’s curriculum models on the application of theoretical perspectives of children’s care, learning and development. Every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support that enables them to fulfil their potential. Children develop quickly in the early years and a child’s experiences between birth and age five have a major impact on their future life chances. A secure, safe and happy childhood is important in its own right. Good parenting and high quality early learning together provide the foundation children need to make the most of their abilities and talents as they grow up.
• Enables the government to create an electronic record of every child in England, Scotland and Wales to make it easier to trace children across local authorities and government services. • Places a "duty to cooperate" on all services who work to protect children, designed to
(SCOTTISH GOVERNEMENT. 24/11/14). The act also establishes the principle that children’s needs should take priority when situations are assessed. For example from August 2014 there has been an increase in the amount and flexibility of free Early Learning and Childcare from 475 to a minimum of 600 hours per year for 3 and 4 year olds, and 15% of Scotland’s most vulnerable 2 year olds. From August 2015 this will extend
This planning and layout should consider and accommodate the needs of all children and adults in the setting. It is crucial that the environment provides a range of developmentally appropriate, challenging, diverse, creative and enriching experiences for all children. In ensuring that this is provided, the setting becomes more than a just a place where children spend a great deal of time being cared for; it becomes a place where their initiative is encouraged, their competence is nurtured, and their curiosity is aroused. Resources for Environments Bilton, H. (2002). Outdoor Play in the Early Years: Management and Innovation (2nd ed.)
The Act sought to emphasize the importance of inter-agency work and cooperation in meeting the needs of children and to ensure that children’s views are ascertained and represented, improve outcomes for all children, as well of those defined as “in need” under the Children Act 1989, by focusing services more effectively around the needs of children, young people and families. The laming Report following the death of Victoria Climbie was highly critical of the way the case was handled and made 108 recommendations to overhaul child protection in the UK. As a result The Every Child matters guidelines, led to this