Nvq Level 3 Child Care Unit 67

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Unit 67 professional practice in early years settings. Outcome two-understand the different polices and influences on the early years sector. 2.1 identify current polices and frameworks and the influences on the early years sector. As a practiconer it is very important that you are aware of and also understand the policies and frameworks and also the influences that they have on the early years sector. Here are some of the policies and frameworks on the early years sector and how they have influenced it. Equality act- the equality act has had an influence on the early years sector As it means that employers must allow staff and children to come into their setting to work, or play no matter of their race, cultural background or even sex preference. the Uncrc has had an influence on the early years sector. The four core principles of this are non-discrimination, best interests of the child, right to life, survival and development and to respect the views of a child. This act protects children up to the age of 18 and stresses that no child should be treated unfairly. It also emphasis the importance that all children should have their best interests put first when there are decisions being made which could affect them. The government also has a policy to take measures to ensure that each individual child’s rights are protected and fulfilled. The education act introduced free childcare provisions of children under the age of five since September 1st 2010 this rose from 12 and a half hours a week to 15 hours a week. The free entitlement provides access to education and care and the hours can be flexible over the week, all childcare provisions must use the EYFS and help young children achieve the five Every Child Matters outcomes 2.2- explain the impact of current policies frameworks and influences on the early years sector. The current polices

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