The Importance Of Safeguarding Children And Young People

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CYP CORE 3.3 CHAPTER TWO PLEASE KEEP ME SAFE NTOMBIYOTABO SIBANDA 2.1 THE IMPORTANCE OF SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE It is important to safe guard children and young people because without our protection their future could be affected. It is our responsibility to make sure children get the opportunity to learning without the fear of being hated or discriminated. Protecting them during their early years ensures children are not victims of abuse, it also ensures that their welfare and well being is protected. Children need an adult to look after them all the time, they are not aware of dangers that may harm them, especially children with special needs, they cannot sense danger, that is why we have to protect them all…show more content…
Article 37 says no one is allowed to punish or degrade a child. Every Child Matters also state that children should be treated fairly and also given choices of what they want in life. the five out comes which mattered most to children and young people as stated in the Every Child Matters are: being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contributions and economic well being. That is why it is important to have policies and procedures in all settings and it is our duty as practitioners to adhere by those policies and…show more content…
We have to make sure that all children are healthy, safe and their welfare is promoted, this will help a child to develop and achieve from an early age. Giving a child the education they need is helping them to increase their chances to flourish and work their way out of poverty and away from harm. Therefore by protecting them and making sure they get the education they deserve we are giving a very important tool to use in life. 3.4 HOW PRACTITIONERS CAN TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT THEMSELVES WITHIN THEIR EVERYDAY PRACTICE IN THE WORK SETTING AND ON OFF

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