The benefits of applying boundaries and rules for children and young people consistently and fairly are that all children and young people will know what is expected of them. They will understand what is acceptable and what is not. If rules and boundaries are inconsistent or unfair, children will become confused and will not know what is expected of them. They will be unsure whether their actions or comments will get them into trouble. If rules are not applied consistently as staff are not aware of them, children will react to this and comment on this, e.g.
Dress up and blocks play a major part in the influence of gender roles within children. The toys a child plays with can shape their skills and the roles they will participate in later on in life. The marketing of toys is aimed at children because they are easy
Or it is not? It is important that the actions a practitioner does is seen as fair and making the children understand why something which seems unfair is in fact fair is a vital part of the child’s development. Example, In my class, we ensure that the children are aware of the golden rules and the rewards available, ranging from stickers to golden stars awarded by the teacher. We are also clear about what happens if the rules are broken which range from moving them down from the reward and if more serious consequences like sending them to the teachers. To be fair the practitioner needs to listen to what the child has to say before jumping into the conclusions or allotting the
Explain the importance to children’s holistic development of Speech, language and communication This development is important for children’s holistic development as this will help the children to socialise and help them express what they like and need, this will get them to have more sense about the world. If the child can communicate this will help them with their confident and self-esteem levels as they can talk about how they feel.it is important for children to use their own language skills and not to listen to other all the time and this could put their development back. Adults should praise children a lot so they have the encouragement try new things but it is important you adults to give them feedback so that they can learn from right and wrong. If some
1. Respond immediately, simply and authentically When a child uses inappropriate language or gives wrong opinions that displays prejudice, it is important to immediately respond to the child behaviour telling him that it is not a nice way to talk and tell him that it might hurt others. It is also important to use simple language that the child can understand. Make sure that whatever we relay to them are correct 2. Support and encourage children It is essential to provide support for a child that was discriminated, by listening to what they have to say and gives them comfort.
Children find pressure to fit in. It can start at a young age and as staff members we need to be vigilant. Children can experience it the same way as adults due to race, sex, religion, age, culture, disability etc. By not giving all children the same equal opportunities. Children can be discriminated by their skin colour which is different or the way they look or speak depending on where they come from or it may be a group of boys not allowing a girl to play football in the playground with them.
The most important current legislation and regulation in UK are Childrenâ€TMs Act 2004, Childrenâ€TMs Act 2006 and Lord Lamingâ€TMs report. It means that all professionals and everyone who is care of children and young people must be aware of the legal aspects. It also gives guidelines to schools and agencies how to deal with problems and issues relating to children. Childrenâ€TMs Act 2004 â€“ it was established to offer legal groundwork to the Every Child Matters document for the care and support of children. These include for example: children should be healthy, be safe in their environments, to make positive contribution to the society or be supported to enjoy life.
Their goal is to achieve excellence in education and skills for learners of all ages. Ofsted report directly to Parliament and are independent and impartial. They have responsibility for inspecting maintained schools and academies, some independent schools, and many other educational institutions and programmes outside of higher education, inspecting childcare, adoption and fostering agencies and initial teacher training, publishing reports of their findings so they can be used to improve the overall quality of education and training, regulating a range of early years and children’s social care services, making sure they’re suitable for children and potentially vulnerable young people, reporting to policymakers on the effectiveness of these
Discriminatory and Non-discriminatory practice A setting must have a code of practice and policies which make sure discrimination cannot occur and that they are not breaking the law. Nursery setting must recognise and respond to the needs of the individual who access their setting. Discrimination is behaviour or action that is motivated by unfair beliefs. This can take a range of forms and can take place for a multitude of reasons and usually occurs through lack of knowledge and an understanding of diversity, every childcare professional must be conscious of the fact that a child or young person will experience some form of discrimination against them throughout their time in school, a child may be discriminated against for any reason; because
Everything is a learning experience for children. They are very curious in learning. They can ask a hundred questions about something they want to know about and we may think they are through but they have a hundred more to ask. They want to know every detail of something that they like. Children tend to give lifelike qualities such as feelings and thoughts to inanimate objects such as teddy bears, bunny,
In representation of articles like this for foster care has made individuals aware of their adaption to society’s practices of “don’t ask, don’t tell” rule. That has changed the laws that are in place to result in harsher punishment if one was to harm, abused, and/or neglect a child/children. Law in everyday life of this topic enhancing the awareness of foster care in every level of the child/children lives from home, school, church, medical, law,