* This act strengthens the rights of children with special educational needs to be educated in mainstream schools. It also provides parents of children with special needs with advice and information. SEN code of practice 2001 (revised 2002) - what does this do? * SEN code of practice 2001 provides guidelines for schools and LEAs about the practical help they can give to children with special educational needs. Statutory Assessment of Special Educational Needs- this means?
The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), (2012) states that the role of the practitioner is crucial in observing and reflecting on children’s spontaneous play, building on this by planning and providing a challenging environment which supports specific areas of children’s learning and extends and develops children’s language and communication in their play. (See appendix 1 note 2) Another role of the practitioner is to work professionally and responsibly such as to ‘work as part of the team, work with parents and partners, participate in providing an environment that is welcoming and stimulating’ (Tassoni P, et.al, 2007 page 137) and to meet the learning needs of each individual child by providing a range of activities and experiences. A1 While attending placements I have worked to support the learning needs of children in this particular role by working with my supervisor, other staff members and parents or carers. When doing this, practitioners should always be professional, for example using a polite tone of
Day nurseries often based in workplaces and run by business or voluntary groups providing care and learning activities for children from birth to five years old. Nursery schools, provide early learning and childcare for children between three and fives years old and are often be linked to primary schools. Preschools and playgroups usually run by voluntary groups providing part-time play and early learning for under fives. Sure start and children's centre, working with parents right from birth of their child, providing early years education for children, full day care, short term care, health and family support and parenting advise aswell. Childminders, Look after children under 12 in the childminder's own home.
To ensure a child’s social development is on target, praise, guidance, support and encouragement are key when helping them interact with others around them. With emotional development, a child requires warmth, support, and affection. Between birth and 9 months, a child should be able to respond to the mothers face and enjoy the company of familiar people, enjoy games such as ‘peek-a-boo’, and will be very dependent on their care-givers for comfort. From 1 year and 2 years, the child will become independent and confident, and from this will enjoy performing in front of an audience, be more cooperative and enjoy playing alongside other children. Between 2 and 3 years, the confidence of the child will increase resulting in them playing happily alongside other children adults.
Early years education for children, full and short term day care, family support, health support and parenting advice. Early years learning is based on the concept of learning through play and activities. Play has been shown to be a very important learning vehicle for a child’s early learning. b. Explain the characteristics of the different types of schools in
Explain how different types of interventions can promote positive outcomes from children and young people where development is not following the expected pattern. If during the monitoring of a child’s development at any age, it is identified as having difficulties, then the child and family may need extra support to help the child reach its goals and achieve positive outcomes. Nottinghamcity.gov.uk "Early intervention can help children from pregnancy to 18 years, not only when they are very young" All the intervention programmes and professionals are there to help children and young people become more engaged and motivated, by helping them to communicate more effectively, to control behavioural issues, to control and strengthen physical movements,
Unless living in Northern Island, in England and Scotland as a parent you can consent in your child starting full time education from the age of 5, although it is common that families put their children in school from the age of 4, at the age of 5 they are still entitled to nursery, pre school and child minder placements. Childcare options: Sure start centers: From birth to childhood, these groups work with families to provide information and advice on childcare, family health, parenting, money, training and development. Pre-school playgroups: These groups accept children aged between 2-5 years old and these are short sessions where children stay and play with children there own age. Day nurseries: A social welfare establishment where children are supervised from the hours of when the parent/s will return to work. This is voluntary or a business run environment and creates activity and care for children aged 0-5 years.
The potential of pedagogical documentation, By Jacinthe Nguyen Can learning be visible? Children’s and teacher’s learning’s processes visible through pedagogical documentation. Life is full of learning moments for children as well as for adults. But how can we illustrate this learning in a manner visible to others? In the Reggio Emilia approach, children are seen as active and competent learners; and the use of pedagogical documentation reflects this view through exhibiting, analysing and reflecting on children’s learning (Patterson, 2005).
Unit CYP36 – Working together for the benefit of children and young people 1.1 Explain the importance of multi agency working and integrated working. When children are growing up they may require the use of a range of services, depending on their needs and support requirements. It is important for the services involved in each individual young person to work together to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people. This is multi agency working and it is an effective way of supporting not only young people but also their families. The bringing together of practitioners and professional from different areas provides an integrated way of working and aims to provide support to children and young people earlier to ensure they meet the Every Child Matters outcomes.
Question: Analyse, in terms of psychological theory, a recent topical event concerned with child care or education. In September 2008 a new national curriculum for the under-fives will be introduced. This new curriculum is known as the Early Years Foundation Stage framework and all childminders and nurseries will be legally required to follow its guidelines. The framework sets out around 500 developmental milestones between birth and primary school and requires under-fives to be assessed on writing, problem solving and numeracy skills. The framework focuses on ‘learning through play’ and states that by the age of five children should be able to do such things as write their own name, count up to ten and understand that people have different needs, views and beliefs.