Inclusion Unit 306 Essay

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Unit 306 1;1 There are quite a few legislations and codes of practice that need to be taken into account when it comes down to inclusion in schools. Every Child Matters 2003 and Children’s Act 2004. These two policies and codes were put into effect to ensure that all agencies and organisations work together to ensure the best possible support is supplied to children between birth and 19 years of age, regardless of race colour, religion, circumstances, or background Ref ; Every Child Matters 2004 In fact, there are five key principles to the policy which the government believe children should have support with. These are: • To be healthy. • To stay safe. • To enjoy and achieve. • To make a positive contribution. • To achieve economic well-being. The idea is that all professionals work together in any way or form and share information, and help promote the best needs of an individual, involving the individual and helping them to deal with issues that are important to them, gives the child young person a feeling of value, and gives them a sense of being in control to some degree, and realising that they do have a right to a voice, and will be listened to. Ref ; supporting Teaching and Learning in schools (p 88) Following the Every Child Matters framework the Children’s Act 2004 required that these recommendations became a legal requirement. The key aspect of the Act was to overhaul child protection and children’s services in the UK.. Every Child Matters has been developed through the publication of the Children’s Plan 2007 which sets out to improve educational outcomes for all children. Race Relations Act 1976 and 200. Schools have a duty to ensure that everyone is treated in a fair manner, and is not to be discriminated against directly or indirectly because of their race. Its duty is also to ensure that each student is

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