Section 17 focuses on children in need and is updated in the children’s act (2004) Part V relates to safeguarding children and young people. The Education Act 2002 - This sets out the responsibilities of Local Education Authorities (LEAs), Governing bodies, head teachers and all those working in schools to ensure that children are safe and free from harm. Children Act 2004 - This provides the legal framework for Every Child Matters. It includes the requirement for: Services to work more closely, forming an integrated service. Working Together to Safeguard Children 2006 - This sets out the duties of organisations and how they must work together to safeguard children and young people.
NVQ Support Teaching and Learning In Schools Level 2 Unit TDA 2.2 – Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people. 1.1 – Identify the current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people including e-safety. Policies include:- The Childrens Act (1989) – This states that parents and professionals must work to ensure the safety of the child. Section 47 states that the Local Authority has a duty to investigate when there is a reasonable cause to suspect that a child is suffering or likely to suffer significant harm. Section 17 states that services must be put in place to promote and safeguard the welfare of children who are in need.
141- professional practice in children's care, learning and development. 1.1 analyse how values, principles and statutory frameworks underpin service provisions in children's care, learning and development in UK home nation. The principle of an early year sector is that the welfare of the children is paramount. Practitioners that work in early year sector contribute to children’s care, learning and their development, and protecting children who are in a safeguarding issue example, abuse. This is supported in every aspect of practice in the settings and the service provision practitioners will work with parents and their families who are partners in the care, learning and development, safeguarding of their children and are the child’s first and most enduring
The main purpose of this Law is to improve, in respect of the Bailiwick of Guernsey (except Sark) the rules in relation to children and their families. Precautions are made to ensure all the children’s adequate needs are met and to support Parents, Families and others caring for or working with children. Giving specific guidelines to follow for the protection of all children. This enables everyone involved with children the guidance of duties of care, powers and rights and sets out specific objectives for the care of every young person under 18 years. At St Sampson’s High school I feel our most important Policy relating to The Children (Guernsey and Alderney) Law 2008 is ‘The Child Protection Policy’ There are 4 Purposes within this policy.
The Human RIghts Act means that parents of children are also protected.' To me this means that although children are protected by this act, so are the parents. Also that children are not allowed to be smakced or caned by anyone in a nursery or school as it is frowned upon and seen as degrading and a violation of a childs rights. United Nations Convention on the Rights of the child 'In addition to the Human Rights Act, the UK is also a signatory to the UN Convention on the Right of the child (UNCRC). This was drawn up in 1989 and gives children and young people under the age of 18 years their own special rights.'
It is an offence to keep children off school without a good reason and may result in the parents being prosecuted. Dealing with conflict and inappropriate behaviour The conflict and inappropriate behaviour policy is set in place because in order for your child to flourish the most when they know how to behave properly and as expected. Children gain this by following the example set by adults both in the setting and at home. Making sure restrictions are kept minimal schools can set boundaries for the health and safety
The idea behind it is that children are best cared for within their own families. However, if this is not possible the Act makes provisions for times when parents and families do not cooperate with statutory bodies. The Education Act 2002 This Act sets out the responsibilities of Local Education Authority [LEAs], governing bodies, head teachers and all others working in schools to ensure that children and young people are safe and free from harm. The aim of this Act is to place the education services for making child protection arrangements on a statutory footing and to further safe-guard against child abuse in any form. These bodies now have a duty to safe-guard and promote the welfare of children in relation to all functions relating to the conduct of a school.
Such as; a parent, teacher, coach, principle, school consular or any other adult. Better communication between parents and their child can also helps to protect against bullies. A parent should always know what is going on in there child’s life. I also believe that the best way to protect your child from bullies is to instill self-confidence in your child through discipline, praise and positive reinforcement. In addition, a parent should always know who there child’s friends are and be very aware of there child’s behavior.
Running head: CORPORAL PUNISHMENT: AN UNNECESSARY EVIL Corporal Punishment: An Unnecessary Evil Jason King Shirley Regis Comp II ITT Technical Institute Abstract The use of physical force to discipline children may be legal, but that in and of itself does not mean that it is right; or even the best way to achieve behavioral compliance from children. Once we have a better understanding on the ecological, physical, and psychological ramifications of the use of physical violence on our young, it becomes imperative that we find alternate means to discipline them. The goal of every parent should be to provide protection, education, and most importantly a stable loving environment for their children to grow up in. There are positive ways to discipline a child that do not include impeding their development and adaptation, so they can become well-adjusted functional members of society. Corporal Punishment: An Unnecessary Evil Corporal Punishment, as Struas and Donnelly (2005) define, “the use of physical force with the intention of causing a child to experience pain, but not injury, for the purpose of correcting or controlling the child’s behavior” (p.3).
Unit 11: safeguarding the welfare of children and young people * – current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures to safeguarding The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989). This treaty sets out the rights and freedom of all children in a set of articles. Those countries who signed up to the Treaty, including the UK in 1991, are legally bound to implement legislation which supports each of the articles. Children Act (1989). This act identifies the responsibilities of parents and professionals who must work to ensure the safety of the child.