Task 13.1 As a practitioner it’s your duty to observe and maintain correct procedures to ensure that the children are offered a stimulating environment which will further allow optimum possibilities for development. All those who work with or amongst children and young people have a crucial role to play in helping not only to shape aspects of their lives, but to also aid in enhancing their future development. Therefore it can be stated that how we set up our own working practices can affect children and young people’s development. The necessity of encouragement and expression to children of the importance of good physical and mental health through their diet, exercise and healthy. If we do not promote and encourage a healthy and balanced lifestyle, it could results in the children having poorly developed immune system which in turn would cause them to be ill and have days off school which would affect their development.
This approach is also a very important part of the government framework of Every Child Matters which states that we should be working together to achieve the best possible outcomes for children in our care. The Early years foundation stage, states that different professionals working together will help to improve outcomes for children both in their learning and development. So by sharing records or observations of a child by a professional such as a speech or language therapist may contribute to further assessment. Inclusion is an important
1.2 Relationship building is important when working with children and young people. The way this is done is by being a positive role model. The young person must feel comfortable when I am helping/supporting the young person with work. When working with children I have to make sure that when working with then that I use easy to understand words. Towards children I must show a caring approach and listen to them when they are asking me question and make eye contact so they know that I am listening to them.
Introduction The understanding and use of appropriate Guidance and Discipline techniques is essential in helping children learn self-control and begin taking responsibility for their own behavior. Children begin at birth to develop patterns of behavior that can last a lifetime. It is important that they be equipped with the skills needed for self-control, to make good choices and to get along with others. Child care professionals play an important role in helping young children develop the skills and behaviors that will form the basis of a happy and productive life, including success in school. Objectives As a child care professional you will have many opportunities to assist children in developing patterns of behavior.
Additionally the child’s centred approach lets the children find their own learning styles and boosts the child’s confidence. Significantly enhancing their social and emotional growth ensuring children begin to gain high self-esteem with not just now but in the future, now that I know this I will encourage children to work independently and plan activities that involve problem solving. In different setting the adults have to take lead by organising different activities that will inspire the children to learn but in a safe environment. It is always key to remember that the child’s safety is paramount and everything else comes second. To successfully fur fill the requirements I as the adult will have to provide and make resources accessible so that I can interact with the children and observe and reflect on each of the child’s learning experiences.
2.2 Here are the purposes of safeguarding policy: Aims The purpose of this safeguarding policy is to provide a secure framework for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of those children/young people who attend a setting. The policy aims to ensure that: That all our children are safe and protected from harm. Other elements of provision and policies are in place to enable children to feel safe and adopt safe practices. Staff, children, visitors, volunteers and parents are aware of the expected behaviours’ and the settings legal responsibilities in relation to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of our children. All children deserve the opportunity to achieve their full potential.
CU1523 Working together for the Benefit of Children and Young People 1. Understand integrated and multi-agency working 1.1 Explain the importance of multi-agency working and integrated working * As an early years setting we have a responsibility to help the children in out care achieve the ‘every child matters’. To be healthy, stay safe, enjoy and achieve. * Team work with outside professionals is imminent to our work practises and I feel that integrating will help us achieve the outcome that we would like for our children and this will help them in their development going forward. This is an integral requirement of the eyfs.
health and safety, fire drills and missing children. Keeping up to date with training in safeguarding issues encouraging learning and development of children and young people assessing observations to identify additional support needs a child or young person will need [CAF] which is a common assessment framework, this system enables multi agencies to access and add information about children. 1.4 All agencies dealing with children and young people up to the age of eighteen must seek to promote their welfare. The child / young person is the centre of everything
We ensure that children's learning and development occur as an outcome of their individual interests and abilities and that planning for learning and development takes account of these. Ensure children's well-being and involvement in learning by making each child feel secure and confident, and allowing them some control over their learning. Have
All of the frameworks recognize that children’s emotional security plays a vital part not only in their ability to develop but in their overall health. It also affects a child’s relationships throughout life. In terms of practice it means that a setting needs to provide an environment where children’s attachment needs are satisfied. John Bowlby’s ‘Attachment theory’ research showed that it is particularly important for babies to develop a strong attachment with a primary carer by whom they are not only physically cared for but with whom they feel the closeness and emotional security. This kind of attachment provides the baby with sense of security, promotes communication and expression of feelings.