To be effective communicator and strengthen positive relationships we need to think about what we are going to say and how we are going to say it. Communication however, is a two way thing; it involves listening as well as speaking. How we listen to others is important, being empathic builds good relationships with children and young people making them feel
Unit 301: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults 1.1) Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. Effective communication is essential in order to work successfully with children parent’s and staff. It is important for teaching assistants to have the skills to listen and respond to the views of others. It is important to respect others by taking an interest on what they are saying through body language and sound of voice. By doing this you are creating a good example for pupils who will therefore learn from you on how to communicate positively with others.
1. What strategies you might employ to encourage pupil to behave appropriately? A teacher assistant should encourage good behaviour at all times to minimize the chances to deal with misbehaviour as it arises. As a teaching assistant I would state the expectation at the beginning and model them for students which helps pupil to behave appropriately. Pupil respond to set goals and expectations better if they have been set out and explained to them clearly.
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.
When communicating with Children we need to use Empathic listening and from this they will themselves learn to listen with their ears, eyes, heart and will learn to respect other people and their feelings. Good communicating skills are also essential for staff and pupils to ensure that they are ensuring the schools policies are being observed and
Children are also encouraged help one another. They are taught to ask for help from another child before coming to a teacher. I plan activities that require cooperation and group work so that children will work together to solve problems and be attentive to other’s needs. The children make our room a better place by being empathetic and helpful to others. In my program I want children to be independent and make positive choices.
Maintaining a positive attitude is helpful in many ways and makes you likeable among the students. Being organized helps the peer tutor keep track of all the assignments that are given without falling behind. Being organized also helps the peer tutor set a good example for the students in the classroom to follow. It also shows the teacher that the peer tutor knows what he/she is doing and that he/she comes to class prepared ready to help the students. In the classroom, it is a great opportunity for a peer tutor to demonstrate his/her skills and abilities.
Unit 1 Communication and professional relationships with Children, Young People and Adults. LEARNING OUTCOME 1 1.1 Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. Effective communication is important not only to pupils, but parent/carers and other adults we may have to deal with. Effective communication can only lead to beneficial support from parent/carers, therefore making communication between each other strong and effective. It is important for pupils that we model effective communication skills, checking and being clear on what we may say and how it may be interpreted, in order for pupils to understand school expectations.
These strategies include, communicating with parents, arranging of the classroom environment, building positive relationship with students and implementing rules and routines. In order to prevent challenging behaviors, an educator must document and observe children’s behavior. Educators should communicate rules, consequences and incentives to the parents. Sending home notes, making phone calls, preparing articles in the newsletter could be some of the ways educator can communicate a child’s behavior to the parents. Regular feedback regarding a child’s behavior is also important to keep the parents aware.
Encouragement is also important during all aspects of school life such as during lessons, their work, forming friendships and finding new things because this will help the children to try new things and to progress and move forward with their development and education. Secondary Schools- During this period of time in a child’s life it is important we do not intimidate or talk down to the child as this can really knock a child’s confidence, self esteem and could affect their professional relationship with the teaching assistant. Boundaries should be in place so children should know what is expected