[CT257.1] Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work Aspects of employment covered by law . Minimum Wage, Number of hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures and your contract of employment. the main features of current employment legislation . Employment rights act, Equalities and Discrimination law, Health and safety Act. Outline why legislation relating to employment exists .
UNIT 136 Support children’s learning and development in the early years. Outcome 1. Understand the impact of early years curriculum models on the application of theoretical perspectives of children’s care, learning and development. Since August 2008, the Welsh Assembly has been phasing in a curriculum known as the Foundation Phase. This applies to children ranged from 3 to 7 years old, who receive local authority funding in schools, preschools, nurseries and childminders.
Module 4FD028 - Introduction The aim of this module is to show an understanding of the key concepts and approaches in Early Years provision and practice. By reflecting on how these are applied in practice, evaluating the impact on children’s learning and development and the practitioner’s role. The notion of ‘quality’ and the impact of one key concept on the child’s development and providing quality provision and practice will be discussed. Namely Transition from an Early years setting into a school environment for the first time paying particular attention to the role of the adult and the impact on the child’s well-being. In the developing field of Early Years, it is becoming more and more important for practitioners to have an awareness of the many topics that impact on the provision available to young children.
“Examples of specific services offered through projects include: Home based ante natal care, Breastfeeding Support Groups Advice, support and information on health related topics Early Language Development Programmes Play development for all ages and stages Age appropriate physical development opportunities High quality crèche sessions Promotion of the creative arts Support for smooth transitions between pre school and school.” (EarlyYearsSureStart) Nursery schools - Provide early learning and childcare for children between three and five years old. They are often based at Sure Start Children’s Centres or linked to a primary school. Preschools and playgroups - Usually run by voluntary groups providing part-time play and early learning for
Unit CU1533 1.1 Explain the legal status and principles of the relevant early years framework/s, and how national and local guidance materials are used in settings The EYFS is a number of curriculums for children aged birth till 5 years old. All Care providers must make sure that eahc child meet the five every child matters outcomes and rules and regulatuons must be set to ensure this. the eyfs is covered by 6 main areas, these are, ⦁ personal, social and emotional development ⦁ Communication, language and literacy ⦁ Problem solving, reasoning and numeracy ⦁ Knowledge and understanding of the world ⦁ Physical development ⦁ Creative development All these areas are important and are included into all the planning. whether child initiated or adult led activities they should all be linked to the EYFS. The EYFS guides the way in which the nursery sector works and the duties and activities we set out.
1.1 The law in the UK covers a number of various aspects; these cover areas such as Disciplinary procedures, Health and Safety, Holiday entitlements, Minimum wage, Number of hours worked, Redundancy and dismissal and Training amongst others. There is also the Disability act, Manual handling, Data protection act, General social care council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 along with more. 1.2 The main features of current employment legislation are Employment Rights, Equality and discrimination, Health and Safety. 1.3 Legislation exists to protect employees from being exploited and abused by their employers. 1.4 The main sources which contain an employee’s responsibilities are in their Contract, Staff handbook, Job description, Work policy documents and the Terms and conditions.
These three features are put in place to protect employees and employers within the law system. 3. To stop the exploitation of workers by their employers . For example the minimum wage, safety standards, holiday entitlements, maternity leave, redundancy payments, discrimination laws, maximum working hours, age requirements etc are all good things that protect employees. 4.
These ensure, for instance, equality of opportunity, safety and fair working conditions. Use the spider diagram below to identify each aspect. One example has been given. Holiday entitlement Employment contract Hours worked Aspects of employment law Discrimintion Health and safety Dismissal 12 Original text and illustrations © Pearson Education Limited, 2011 BTEC Apprenticeship Assessment Workbook Level 3 Child Care ERR Unit 1: 1.2, 1.3 WorkSkills Unit 10: 1.2, 1.3 Task 1b Research current employment legislation and identify the main areas it covers. List the areas and outline the reasons why the legislation exists.