Educators are observers and designers who have to observe children’s abilities, interests and learning styles for designing a curriculum that fulfill everyone’s needs. Observers also play an important role on noticing individual differences and offering help to children who have lower ability to improve
Introduction In early childhood education, it is important for teachers to always consider and understand children and the families’ needs. Early childhood teachers cannot only work with their colleagues to face children and the families’ needs but also need to work with multi-disciplinary to collaborate the ideas with each other and discuss the best outcome for the children and the families in early childhood education setting together. So, the more explanation about the multi-disciplinary team is that teachers with different professionals such as psychologists, child social worker, police, adult social worker, health visitor or court working together to provide different services and support for children and the families’ needs. They are diverse professional groups who work together in order to collaborate, reflect, access and support children’s development, health and learning and also families' needs. Early childhood professionals are from diverse professional backgrounds.
In an early years setting their a variety of different children that have certain needs that need to be met in order for them to be healthy, safe, secure and welcomed into the setting. Therefore if a child had a problem which led to them being in need of a wheelchair constantly while in the setting. Then their needs would have to be met in a variety of ways for example someone needing to push the child to get around the nursery correctly, having support to complete tasks, someone holding the doors open to allow the child to join in outdoor activities and finally helping the child to get ready into the correct wear for example if they need a coat on to go outside. Although when doing activities for example outdoor play and learning how to catch and throw the ball over the parachute. A adult would have to meet the
This sentiment is important because it shows that he cares about the entirety of a children 's’ lives, and that he wants their lives to go as smoothly as possible. Powell also uses his resources as a general to help children get better schooling, which is expressed when he shares “I 'm working with all the energy I have to sort of communicate this message that we need preschool, we need Head Start, we need prenatal care.” This shows that Powell believes that there should be more options for children before they go into school. He thinks there should be opportunities that help children
Observation is the formal term for one of the most important aspects of day-today professional practice when working with children and young people. It is how we find out the specific needs of individual children by carefully looking, listening and noting the activities of a child/young person or group of children or young people. Observation allows us to see a pupil as an individual; this is important for every child or young person in whatever setting but even more important in large group settings. Observations should be both formal (planned) but much of it will be informal (spontaneous) carried out as you work with pupils. Without observation, overall planning would simply be based on what we felt was important, fun or interesting (or all three) but it might not necessarily meet the needs of the children and young people in our care.
Respect, which includes listening to people accepting that people communicate in different ways and valuing that they communicate in different ways. This allows the child plenty of time to respond to the actions/tasks, even if it takes them longer than others to do this. Self-determination, this gives the children an opportunity to make their own choices in their learning. Children with special educational needs should be given this option like any other typical child as they should be treated equally. All children should have access to a huge range of activities, that with guidance, it will help them to gain life and work skills that will contribute to their own independence.
‘Having a voice, having a choice’. Children have the right to take part not only giving opinions but choosing their agenda and making their own decisions. Children and young people’s participation is to make sure that all views are heard and valued in the taking of decisions which affect them, to make sure they are supported in making positive contribution to their schools and local community. It is important to focus on all of the rules relating to child protection and safeguarding, confidentiality and data protection. It is important that all children and young people are involves ad take part in a wide range of decision making
Anti-discriminatory practice is to help support all work with children, young people and their families. It is important that settings promote anti-discriminatory practice by offering equality of opportunity and being inclusive to all children who attend the setting. Anti-discriminatory practice is also all about the implementation of the work settings equal opportunities policy in all aspects of the setting such as the curriculum which members of staff have to follow in order to plan, deliver and evaluate daily. It is important that members of staff in a work setting make sure that each individual child has an opportunity to take part and participate in all activities whether it is indoors or outdoors in order to achieve their learning potential of what is expected of them according to their age development. It is important that when working with children all members of staff and practitioners must have a
Allow space: This will enable children to be able to roam around and allow them to feel empowered. Open plan settings will allow the children to decide what they want to play Be flexible with the activities provided: To be an inclusive practitioner, you should be able to adapt the games and activities played within your work place to ensure all children are able to take part and don 't feel like an outsider within their own community For example: Child A who is deaf should have nurses and teachers communicating with them through the use of Makaton and PECS. to allow them to Chose the songs and nursery rhymes they like along with Child
Having the right knowledge, skills and experience in understanding how children or young people develop are very important tools for early years practitioners. We must put to mind that each child born to this world is unique; they are born with different characters and their personalities and behaviours are formed and influenced by variety of factors. These factors may affect their ways of interacting to the environment and community or setting in which they live in. In my experience as a child care practitioner most of the time, adults mainly focus on the physical development of a child and so quick to base their conclusion or judgement on the physical aspect. The child being able to sit, stand, walk, talk or even making gestures to communicate in which initiated and strongly coached by the adults at a specific month range; at some point babies and young children are made to do actions and gestures to entertain adults all merely to satisfy the adults expectations.
There are many different principles and values that should be supported and understood by the setting when dealing with a child with such specific needs. When dealing with such a transition it is vital the setting co-inside with the main principles and values involving such things as that the practice is a child centred one and that the child’s wellbeing is always paramount. The setting must always support and uphold the rights of the child and as the child is disabled they must also ensure the Disability Discrimination Act is also followed within the setting with regards to the child who is wheelchair bound, the child will also have to be involved in the setting by their key worker and the other professionals present in order for the child to feel part of the class. They can achieve this by ensuring the child takes part in such sessions as physical education with their
In the report he mainly recommends that social services and other professionals are given appropriate training to do their job in correct manner. Like this the informations which are related to childâ€TMs safety are correctly handled and shared between agencies to promote childrenâ€TMs welfare. All schools in England apart from the main legislation (which I mentioned above) must follow policies and procedures set by their Local Safeguarding Children Boards. I can mentioned for example Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and Their Families 2000 (providing understanding and recording what happening to CYP within their families) or Working Together to Safeguard
It is critical that observations be free of bias and objective, a skill that needs to be developed and can be a challenge for some teachers. • How do you use the results of the assessment? Repetition and multiple opportunities for learning are important for all children, so offering different activities for learning concepts and skills benefit all children, there is no negative impact when providing activities that support skills repeatedly. • What is the biggest challenge of assessing an infant or
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.
Services that may be provided, in liaison with local authority childrenâ€TMs social care services, include the provision of reports for court, and direct work with children, parents and families. Services may be provided either within general or specialist multi-disciplinary teams, depending on the severity and complexity of the problem. In addition, consultation and training may be offered to services in the community â€“ including, for example, social care schools, primary healthcare professionals and nurseries. Question: Question 10 Answer: Ensuring children and young peopleâ€TMs safety and welfare in the work setting is an essential part of safeguarding. While children are at school, practitioners act in â€ ̃loco parentisâ€TM while their parents are away.