Rights of All Children and Young People to Participation and Equality of Access and Promoting Cultural Diversity

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Norfolk Adult Education Written Assistant 1 UNIT 204 Introduction This assignment should demonstrate the importance of supporting the rights of all children and young people to participation and equality of access and also the importance and benefits of valuing and promoting cultural diversity in work with children and young people. 1.2 Describe the importance of supporting their rights of all children and young people to participation and equality of access. All pupils have the right to a broad and balanced curriculum this must be supported by high quality teaching and learning experiences. Schools have a duty to ensure that all pupils have equal access to the curriculum irrespective of their Backgrounds, Race, Culture, Gender, Additional needs and Disabilities. To understand the importance of supporting the rights for all children and young people is to look in more detail at the intended outcomes of Legislation, Codes of practice, and Policies. Policies on inclusion and equality of opportunity can only be successful if they help to raise achievement and to promote self - identity and good relationships through the participation of all children and young people. All children have individual needs because they perceive the world differently and interact with others in different ways. They experience different social and environment factors which along with their genetic differences, shape their personalities, knowledge and skills. Children may be individuals but they exist as part of various social groups e.g. family, local community, school and wider society. Some children may find that school environments can be challenging or even exciting and are well motivated to learn, where others may find that school environment is daughting and may experience learning difficulties. All children have essential needs such as:- Physical care - regular,
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