Also that their needs are taken into consideration. • Showing respect- They need our respect so children and young people can extend these skills. For example saying please and thank you and also speaking to children and young people in a calm and warm way. • Valuing and respecting individuality-Children and young people have different strengths, talents and ways of handling/responding to situations. Valuing and
Developing positive relationships with colleagues allows all involved in the child's and young persons learning to work together in sharing information and highlight and resolve any potential issues that may have an impact on their behaviour, emotional or social well being. Similarly, building positive relationships with the child's or young persons parents to carers will allow them to work together with the setting to, again, highlight any concerns they may have such as family issues. The parents to carers must be secure in the knowledge that any such shared information will be treated with
2.1 Developing and promoting positive, respectful working relationships with adults is important as it helps to maintain a positive learning environment that benefits children, parents and staff. In order to establish respectful, professional relationships with adults it is important to have good interpersonal skills, such as active listening, availability, appropriate use of non verbal skills and following the rules of turn taking. It is also important to be polite and to use appropriate vocabulary, being sympathetic and speaking slowly to communicate. Valuing the views and opinions of others is also important as it encourages co-operation, shows respect and leads to a more productive working environment. 2.2 Positive working relationships will reflect the school’s aims but will also help children to learn how to treat others.
If you have a good communicative relationship then this can assist the individual with their learning, it will make it easier for you to negotiate when disagreements may occur. When working closely with children, young people and adults it is important to have effective teamwork and to also let them be independent in making their own decisions. If you have already built a trusting and respectful relationship then working as a team will become easier and the individual will know that they can trust and count on you. ( 1.1 1.2 To build positive relationships with children, young people and adults you need to show respect and consideration and remember every individual has their own uniqueness. Take time to listen and give your full attention, remember significant information given by an
CU1522 – Develop positive relationships with children, young people and others involved in their care 1. Explain why positive relationships with children and young people are important and how these are built and maintained. It is very important to build positive relationships with children as it benefits both the children and us as practitioners, and is like a continuous circle. The better the relationship between a child and their key person, the more a child can flourish and develop. The benefits include: • Children taking part in activities and joining in with play as they feel secure and happy.
there are several generic principles that underpin building a strong relationship with children, young people and adults: Effective communication - one of the most important aspects of building a relationship is finding a way to communicate effectively. If we think our relationship with the child, young person or adult isn’t as good as it could be we should adapt our style. It might be we need to show more facial expressions, speak more simply or praise more. Remaining positive and acknowledging a child in particular shows we enjoy being with them and in turn makes them more comfortable in your company. Showing respect - showing
A relationship in which a child or young person completely trusts and respects you and feels comfortable in your company, allows you to be able to offer the child or young person a supportive, caring environment in which they can learn and develop. Listening to them is one of the most important ways in which to establish a respectful and professional relationship with a child or young person. By you listening, without interrupting them, shows them that you value what they are saying and that their opinions are important. You should show them that you are interested in what they have to say and should also take an interest in the child or young person themselves. Take an interest in their likes and dislikes, and ask them about their hobbies etc, to show you are interested.
They may not feel like they can talk to you which could result in them keeping something important inside, which could affect their learning or social skills. Having good communication skills will help us develop better relationships especially with younger people. Some students who lack in confidence may find it hard to communicate with us at all , if we present ourselves to that student in a positive and gentle manner they are more likely to open up to us and talk. We would not like to be spoken to in a negative way so therefore we should also be careful of how we speak to others too. Communicating positively with adults is vital in order to build strong and trusting relationship`s with each other.
In my experience, good communication is also important when clear expectations and boundaries are established and point made as plainly and as simply as possible. This leaves no room for interruption and creates a positive learning or working environment. In an environment such as this, healthy relationships can be nurtured between anybody. 2. The principles of relationship building with children, young people and adults can be put down to the dispositions and attitudes of the people that the relationship is between.
If we communicate something positive, it brings back something positive to us that is why developing a positive relationship is so important, this way we are more likely to inspire confidence and trust. Adults should act as positive role models to the children that are in their care, it is vital to develop good, appropriate relationships with children, staff, parents and any other adults involved in the