Cu2935 Support Children’s Care, Learning and Development in Early years 1. Understand the import of early year’s curriculum models on the application of theoretical perspectives of children’s care, learning and development. 1.1 Outline early year’s curriculum models supporting children’s care, learning and development. Every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support enables them to fulfil their potential. Children develop quickly in the early years and a child’s experiences between birth and age 5 have a major impact on their future life.
There is a framework based on an ecological model that provides a systematic way of analysing, understanding and recording what is happening to children and young people within their families and the wider context of the community in which they live. (Dept of Health et al 2000).The childcare Act 1989 takes a broad view of child welfare. The act stresses the importance of family support services that are designed to safeguard and promote the welfare of the child and to assist parents to bring up their children. This act recognises that for the majority of children the family is the most appropriate place for a child to be brought up. Main Body There was a guide produced in the 1990’s called ‘Undertaking a Comprehensive Assessment’ also known as the ‘Orange Book’.
141- professional practice in children's care, learning and development. 1.1 analyse how values, principles and statutory frameworks underpin service provisions in children's care, learning and development in UK home nation. The principle of an early year sector is that the welfare of the children is paramount. Practitioners that work in early year sector contribute to children’s care, learning and their development, and protecting children who are in a safeguarding issue example, abuse. This is supported in every aspect of practice in the settings and the service provision practitioners will work with parents and their families who are partners in the care, learning and development, safeguarding of their children and are the child’s first and most enduring
It doesn’t matter where children live, what language they speak, what their parents do, whether they are boys or girls, what their culture is, whether they have a disability or whether they are rich or poor. No child should be treated unfairly on any basis. Article 3 (Best interests of the child): The best interests of children must be the primary concern in making decisions that may affect them. All adults should do what is best for children. When adults make decisions, they should think about how their decisions will affect children.
The EYFS guides the way in which the nursery sector works and the duties and activities we set out. The four principles of the EYFS help us help the children in their development and making sure that they get the best start in life these are: 1.2 Explain how different approaches to work with children in the early years has influenced current provision in the UK 1.3 Explain why early years frameworks emphasise a personal and individual approach to learning and development Every child is an individual and is different this is why it is important to focus on the child’s individual needs as they develop at different rates, they are unique and come from a varied range of backgrounds. Children have different needs and interests, they require a range of different opportunities for them to aachieve the best .. The eyfs stresses the importance of personalisation of learning and development experiences and the importance of observing a child and working with them on the basis of their personal development. Play is an important part in a child life.
Family system theory it explains why family act the way that they do in different situations. This theory is typically used in family counseling and therapy; much can be learned from examining it in the context of early childhood settings. Family systems theory has been used in trying to understand problems of students in school settings (Sawatzky, Eckert, & Ryan 1993; Widerman & Widerman 1995; Kraus 1998; Van Velsor & Cox 2000). The need to understand early childhood setting is indicates by professional organization so they can prepare early childhood and elementary professional. The concept of family theory is to help each member of the family by influencing and encouraging each other.
The idea behind it is that children are best cared for within their own families. However, if this is not possible the Act makes provisions for times when parents and families do not cooperate with statutory bodies. The Education Act 2002 This Act sets out the responsibilities of Local Education Authority [LEAs], governing bodies, head teachers and all others working in schools to ensure that children and young people are safe and free from harm. The aim of this Act is to place the education services for making child protection arrangements on a statutory footing and to further safe-guard against child abuse in any form. These bodies now have a duty to safe-guard and promote the welfare of children in relation to all functions relating to the conduct of a school.
Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) welfare requirements These are designed to support providers in creating settings which are welcoming, safe, stimulating, allowing children to grow in confidence, enjoy learning and fulfil their potential. There are 5 welfare requirements applying to children settings: * Safeguarding and promoting children’s welfare * Suitable people looking after children * Suitable premises * Suitable environment and equipment * Organisation and documentation Chatterbox Policies and Procedures Chatterbox has policies dealing with safeguarding children, equal opportunities, health and hygiene, health and safety, and record keeping. * Safeguarding: children’s rights and entitlements, looked after children,
How long are you going to work and whom will you have watch your child. As a parent, you need to feel comfortable with whom is taking care of your child. There are home-based daycares and center-based daycares available for you drop your children off at for care. When choosing which childcare option you want, you need to look at the health and safety guidelines each one wants to follow. When using a family home-based childcare it is necessary to be aware that the safety guidelines are more lenient than a center-based childcare.
The Children Act 1989 covers the following: • reforms the law relating to children; • makes provision for local authority services for children in need and others; • amends the law with respect to children's homes, community home, voluntary homes and voluntary organizations ; • makes provision with respect to fostering, child minding and day care for young children and adoption, and for connected purposes. The Children Act 1989 is based upon the belief that children are generally best looked after within the family, with both parents playing a full part and without resort to legal proceedings. The welfare of the children is the paramount consideration. Courts will not make orders regarding children unless the parents are in fundamental disagreement - about where they should live, what sort of contact they should maintain etc - or if there are concerns about their welfare. Parents are encouraged to seek agreement wherever possible.