• Be healthy • Stay Safe • Enjoy and Achieve • Make a positive contribution • Achieve Economic well being. Rules builds up trust, a common standard for children and young people and I feel it is essential for young people to learn respect for others , self-control and social interaction with others. All schools have policies and they are not stand alone as they have to relate to Local Authority and national guidelines. e.g The Children's Act 2004. The reason for these policies are to promote positive behaviour and all schools have policies on : • Behaviour • Bullying • Child Protection • Equal Opportunities As a TA it is our responsibility to find out about the role of staff, rewards and sanctions and training.
While it is important to create an attractive environment, everything should be safe, secure and have a purpose that supports each area of the children’s development. By providing the right environment you will be able to promote the children’s physical, intellectual, emotional, social and linguistic development. We can also contribute to a positive environment by displaying children’s work on wallboards, pictures of them working. We can put their photo with their names under it, so that they can learn how are their name written and encourage them to do it themselves. On the outdoor they
Every child is different, so some may need more support than others; this is why observations are important. Positive communication is very important as this can help build a Childs interaction skills, self esteem and confidence. It’s vital you always have eye contact with that child, and allow them to finish what they are saying. In order to boost their self esteem a child should always be praised, this will make them feel more confident and willing to try. Adapting the environment to help children with their speech and language needs can be done by using visual signs that children can understand, for example you could label the home corner, dress up area, book corner and so on.
Multi-agency working brings together practitioners from different sectors and professions, such as the individual’s school teachers, social worker and GP. They aim to provide an integrated way of working to support children, young people and families. It is a way of working that ensures children and young people who need additional support have exactly the right professionals in place to support them. It may also help to identify any issues at an early stage of life, therefore giving the child and its family time to seek the support they require. 1.2 There can be many positive outcomes and the best standard of life for an individual can be reached providing the multi-agencies that are involved work together accordingly, sharing information and reflecting on it to implement plans and aim to achieve the end goal, reaching the full potential for the child or young person.
Secondly, children increase social and cognitive development from positive influences that are communicated by teachers. Emphasis around Vygotsky’s theory will explain the basis of social interaction facilitating learning with the benefit of good communication (Eggen & Kauchak, 2010). Thirdly, teachers must develop high level of written and verbal communication skills. This will develop good relationships between the teacher, student and family leading to proper educational practices that will improve student’s overall outcomes will enhance their literacy skill. 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.
Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with Children Young people Adults Ans: Importance of effective communication with Children Communication is a key factor in developing positive relationships with human beings,the importance of effective communication with children can never be denied. Being a teaching assistant ,you have to model yourself in a best possible way to communicate with children as they learn and absorb your methods of communication. In order to develop and maintain positive relationships with children ,I have to communicate politely and clearly so that they can understand me. By using simple vocabulary and positive body language I can get their attention more easily and my friendly approach would make me trustworthy for them and they can discuss their problems or share their ideas with me. For example,in my placement,my friendly and polite attitude towards reception children makes it easy for them to bring their complaints to me;if they are hurt or hit by somebody.
Unit 304 Outcome 2 Promote positive behaviour 2.1 Explain the benefits of actively promoting positive aspects of behaviour Social, emotional and behavioural skills underlie almost every aspect of school, home and community life, including effective learning and getting on with other people. They are fundamental to school improvement so where children have good skills in these areas, and are educated within an environment supportive to emotional health and well-being, they will be motivated and equipped to: * be effective and successful learners * make and sustain friendships * deal with and resolve conflict effectively and fairly * solve problems with others or by themselves * manage strong feelings such as frustration, anger and anxiety * be able to promote calm and optimistic states that further
Pestalozzi argues that play can benefit children very much. Children who play receive advantages of developing: universal learning skills, creativity and imagination, relationships, self-esteem, a natural love of learning, a basic trust in the world. References: Cameron. C, Moss. P (2011) Social Pedagogy and Working with Children and Young People.
Unit 011 Contribute to the support of positive environments for children and young people. Activity 1 Describe what is meant by a positive environment for children and young people. Remember to include in your answer both the physical aspect as well as the relationships between adults and children. How should the setting go about creating a positive environment for children? A positive environment for children is a place where a child can learn and develop in a safe secure environment.