Code Of Practice

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An explanation of how the legislation and codes of practice apply to your own work role. Everything we do is governed and regulated by law. This then established a framework of that is or is not appropriate in the Code of Practice. The Code of Practice is centered on the EYFS, but this also has a reflection on SEN reforms which is set out by the Children’s & Family Bill 2013. The Equality Act 2010 covers everyone who works in relation to disabled children and young people.under this act. Other organisations and agencies are also included in the duties to promote equality of opportunity. The Act also protects all who work in the industry from discrimination. We are there to support the children, parents and young people in decision making.…show more content…
It is important to support children who are exposed to discrimination, but it is equally important to give support to the person or persons that are acting in a discriminatory way. You do not ignore what’s going on. In your setting you are role models. What you do or say is copied by the children. Children are influenced by everything around then whether it is a home or in the community. Also your practice will have policies and practices in place. You should of read these when you started. Very young children can tell the difference in skin colour or if a child does not speak English. Intervene straight away pointing out that this behaviour is wrong and hurtful and that we do not accept this behaviour. Sometimes you may find you have to correct the child or person in what they have said and give the right information. Use this as a learning tool for the child. Guide them in the right direction and show them what the consequences may be. Never leave a child or young person feeling that they are disliked by you. Make it clear that you and the setting will not tolerate this type of behaviour. Reassure the child or young person who is the object of the discrimination and this will help to maintain their…show more content…
Lots of the boys like to use home corner pretending to make cakes and do cooking. The staff encourages this 100%. Its shows that the boys are curious and like learn. They also see their mums and dads in the kitchen. Also we have lots of pushchairs and dollies. Again we find lots of the boys like playing with the dollies and pushchairs. They play mummy and daddy games with the girls but its usually the boys you see pushing the baby along. All the resources we have in our setting is there for everyone to use. It is not just gender specific. Staff encourages all the children. We find lots of the girls like to play with the train set and dinosaurs. An explanation how involving children in decisions can promote positive outcomes Involving children in their own learning is an important part of supporting their progress. This is an effective way of tackling subjects such as bullying, racism, different cultures and different backgrounds. Encourage children to be open and to accept that not all children are the same as them. Find out what the children like or dislike. This is giving them the chance to make their own choices. This will improve their social skills, self-esteem and boost their confidence, to be independent and improve their communication
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