Tda 2.2 Safeguarding the Welfare of Children and Young People

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TDA 2.2 Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. Task 1 All nurseries are committed to providing care an learning for all of the children and there are many different policies, procedures and guidelines that ensure this and these include:- • The Children Act 1989 - This act is a law which aims to protect children, and the purpose of it to highlight to parent and carers the responsibilities that you have when caring for a child. the act consists of two important sections and they are both based on child protection, the two sections are section 47 and section 17. • Children Act 2004 - This is the legal framework for Every Child Matters and this includes requirements for a number of things such as, an assessment of children's needs, information which is relevant for safety of children and support for those people are new to being a parent or a carer and need support with this. • The Education Act 2002 - This act give certain responsibilities to head teachers and the governing bodies in all schools and they talk about how schools can keep their children safe and free from harm. • Working together to Safeguard children (2006) - This is a set of duties that organisations are given so that they can work together to help with safeguarding children and young people. • E-Safety - All staff have contact with the children in their workplace and they are expected to take into account the safety of all the children and also promote the safe and responsible use of technology in its many forms, they need to have the opportunity to learn about the behaviours of children that could possibly be linking to E-Safety issues, and to know where to get help. There are a number of different agencies that are involved in the safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and these include:- • Schools- The roles of schools are so that they are able to support
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