The Importance of Promoting Equality and Diversity in Work with Children and Young People

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In this assignment I will be writing about the importance of promoting equality and diversity in work with children and young people. I will give examples of how equality and diversity are promoted in my school. I will look very carefuly at the school policies to see how the school addresses these issues. Assignment criteria 1.2 To the school and the whole school environment should have an access every child. Children should have ensured the highest level of education tailored to their individual needs. The school should be sure that every child has an access to school life regardless of their background. Schools cannot discriminate against pupils or treat them less favourably because of their sex (gender), race, disability, religion or belief, gender reassignment, sexual orientation or pregnancy or maternity. Therefore actively promote equal opportunities for all pupils is so important. Children and young people play an important role in making decisions regarding school life and school services. This is very important because every child can bring to school new ideas and fresh view for work with pupils. This is key to providing them the best possible preparation for life.Every child has a right to know every skills and opportunities that will help them in life later and they will be able to achieve more then they thought they could at the start. This will help them make better decision in the future for themselfs and for others. In our school we have children with dyslexia and with speaking/language problems who need extra support however they still contribute in full time lessons with other children who help them. To summarize: ⦁ in school every child is treated equally ⦁ every child has right to learn ⦁ every school must eliminate discrimination among students because every child must be free from every form of discrimination ⦁ thanks to
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