1.2 Explain How To Be An Effective Practitioner

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To be an effective practitioner there are a lot of skills which are essential to fulfil the success to become one, for example some could be: The ability to plan effectively: Planning effectively is an important skill to have because practitioners are constantly planning around the children’s individual needs and interests. Practitioners need to plan different types of activities of the same topic to match the educational level of the children. In most schools children are spilt into groups to help teachers separate the planning to ensure that the correct level of work is being given to the children. There are many different types of pay and during the foundation phase most of the education is based on play. Practitioners organise the classrooms…show more content…
All effective practitioners reflect to ensure that they are providing a high standard practice to ensure that children are provided with the chance/opportunity to strive for the best education (achieve their best). Reflecting on your own practice could be beneficial to a practitioner within the setting as they would be developing a clearer vision in thinking creatively as a skill and also the practitioner would be able to get a better understanding of others in the setting. By having a more clear understanding on the children you are working with in the setting would also enable practitioners to meet the individual needs of the children and make adjustments to activities if needed or provide the children with an individual educational plan…show more content…
Also the practitioner would need to work in partnership with the parents at all times because the parents are the most important people in the child’s life and the parents of the children know their child better than you do. Also in a setting I attended before the practitioner and the mother of a chid liaised in order to put a sticker chart with rewards to help improve the child’s behaviour. The idea of the sticker chart came from B.F. Skinners theory which was positive and negative reinforcement: if children were rewarded for good behaviour then the behaviour is likely to continue. (Bruce T, Meggitt C, 2007). Communication would also be essential while planning for the children because if the child is involved with any other professional then the educational and milestone developments must be communicated between multi-agencies to ensure that everyone is aware of the stage the child is at in his/her learning. It’s important to respect parent’s views and help them build on the knowledge about children (Meggitt et al, 201, page
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