SHC 23: 1.10. The concept of diversity is based on the idea that each individual is unique, and through this sense of uniqueness has their own merit-tying in with the nation of equality. This sense of uniquenees can be based on many diffrent factors incuding age, race, gender, economic status, cultural background etc and should be taken into account when dealing with children in a setting. Equality is the notion that each child has the right to get have their needs met and an organisation must make '' resonable adjustment'' to ensure this can occur. This means practicioners must take into account the child's charateristies and ensure measures and taken for their development.
There are systems in place to help children who do not speak English as their first language, settings could use sign language for those that may have a hearing impediment or use picture cards to make it easier to communicate. Along with the equality act comes the inclusion policy which is there to make all children feel included. | Children’s act 2004 | The Children Act 2004 made multi-agency working compulsory and introduced positive outcomes.The Act aims to support every service for children helps to focus on improving all outcomes for all children within settings. They aim to do this by making sure that all settings talk to each other and share information. There are 5 outcomes that must be met: * Stay Safe * Healthy * Enjoy and achieve * Economic well-being * Positive contribution | Data protection
E4 – Describe how the policies and procedures promote fair, just and inclusive strategies When working with children it’s important to be fair and inclusive, you must treat all children equal but still take in to account their individual needs. There are many policies and procedures that ensure children are treated fairly. An example of a policy that helps promote fair practice is the admission’s policy. An admission policy enables an equal chance for all children to attend a setting. Lily’s Day Nursery is an example of a setting that promotes fair admission.
Explain Ways to Promote Equality and Value Diversity Explain ways to promote equality and value diversity Equality and diversity can be endorsed by identifying the boundaries students may have. By identifying these potential barriers it will benefit the learning experience of an individual and as a group, and help overcome those boundaries a student may have. Teaching has to be structured to meet individual learner’s needs, using different strategies to promote comprehensive learning. In terms of Diversity, all the factors like gender, race, age, religion and other social needs have to be taken into account. All learners should be given equal rights to participate in all activities of learning regardless of age, sex, religion and race.
Recognising diversity means responding positively to the differences and valuing all people. Equality Equality means ensuring that everyone has a chance to take part in society on an equal basis and to be treated appropriately regardless of their gender, race, disability, age, language, social origin, religious beliefs and other personal attributes. Equality does not mean to treat everyone the same, but to treat them according to their needs or preferences. Inclusion Inclusion is to ensure that every child, young person, adult or learner is given equal opportunity to access education and care by meeting his or her specific needs. It is the process of identifying, understanding and breaking down barriers to participation and belonging.
Diversity is the recognising and valuing difference in its broadest sense. It is about creating a culture and practices that recognise, respect, value and embrace difference for the benefit of everyone. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are different things they need to be progressed together. Equality of opportunity will only exist when we recognise and value difference and work together for inclusion. It's vitally important from a learning and role modeling point of view that adults who come into contact with children and young people in any setting are seen to value difference.
To be treated fairly, so that they are capable of achieving their ability and potential. In a setting the staff, parents, children, all have equal opportunities. The revised Equality Act of 2010 outlines the principles and code 0f conduct. Inclusion is to break the barriers and create a platform of opportunity for all. The initial steps of negativity need to be identified, analysed and rectified.
Inclusion Inclusion is about giving equal access and opportunities and getting rid of discrimination and intolerance. Educational inclusion is about equal opportunities for all pupils, whatever their age, gender, ethnicity and background. Inclusion is a human right for every individual. The ambition of inclusion is to embrace all people irrespective of race, gender, disability, medical or other need, culture, age, religion and sexual orientation. It is everyone’s responsibility to remove the barriers to inclusion.
The concept of diversity encompasses acceptance and respect. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing our individual differences. These can be along the dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. It is the exploration of these differences in a safe, positive, and nurturing environment. Equality means giving all children the best possible opportunities to achieve their potential in the setting.
Equal opportunity and diversity act 2010 to promote positive promotion of equality, diversity and inclusion amongst all young people, and against unfair discrimination, ie age ethnicity, gender religion/belief, sexual orientation, etc. Bullying and harassment 1.2 As a Drama Tutor I would plan appropriate, effective learning program that will promote equality and engage with diversity, as all children and young people have the right to learn. Young people should not be excluded they should be encourage to participate regardless of race, religion, sex, culture,