Tda 2.3 Essay

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TDA 2.3: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults 1. Know how to interact with and respond to children and young people. 1.1 Describe how to establish respectful, professional relationships with children and young people. Establishing a respectful, professional relationship with children and young people In order to develop a positive relationship with children and young people the Teacher and teaching assistant actively needs to show they are friendly, approachable and willing to show an interest in talking to the children they come into contact with on a daily basis. To be continually showing good body language, smiling when needed, maintaining good eye contact all the times and active listening is displayed; such as respond appropriately and ask any additional questions relevant to the conversation showing empathy when needed. Also give children the time to speak without the adult interrupting or been distracted. When speaking to children and young people your language and the tone you use is important and needs to be age appropriate, and be clear and concise. It is very important to show politeness and courtesy at all times. This in turn will show respect and will set a good example to the child or young person as this will portrait how you’d expect them to speak to others. All children need to be given the opportunity to speak and also need to be spoken to in an appropriate manner. Be aware at all times what is important and show this in an active way. 1.2 Describe with examples how to behave appropriately for a child or young person’s stage of development. Depending on the age of the child will reflect how you deal and behave with a child of young adult. Example for KS1: The tone in your voice may be more gentle and understanding, particularly when dealing with the ones that misbehave, as they need to be
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