Unit 8: Use and Develop Systems That Promote Communication

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Unit 8: Use and Develop Systems that Promote Communication Be able to address the range of communication requirements in own role: It is imperative whilst working with children to be able to address the range of communication requirements within a school. Without communication methods and strategies confusion, miscommunication and assumptions can arise unnecessarily. Building a successful classroom environment requires effective communication strategies. It is proven that schools that have developed effective communication strategies are often very efficient when it comes to teaching students. I liase through many different communication methods with a range of people and departments within my current job role. I liase with Senior Management, The Board of Governors, the PTA, other faculty members, for example teachers and classroom assistants, parents, family members, Social Services and the students that are in my care as well as their siblings. Through experience, support and guidance I have learnt varied methods of communicating. Mostly I communicate with people verbally. I spend most of my working life communicating through talking. I will guide others to expand their learning by using a verbal communication. In the Early Learning department I encourage the children to develop their speech and language usually through song or repetition. I often incorporate non-verbal methods such as sign language and body language to help them remember rather than giving them the answer. I believe that students also need to learn about effective communication strategies primarily in school so that they can find ways to work together with their teachers and peers to find academic success. The successful methods of communicating that is learnt in school can be carried out in communicating with others out side of school as well. Within the classroom I encourage
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