Effects Of Inequality In Childcare

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INTRODUCTION This tasks is about issues of inequality in early childhood in a childcare setting. It also addresses the legislation and official guidance in equality and special education needs that relate to ethical practice in early childhood. Also, it draws on theories and applicable suggestions that relate to identity development and its influence on children and adults. The areas I will focus on the issues of inequality are: disabilities/special educational needs, cultural and identity development and offer recommendations and conclusions on the task. For this purposes, I will explain some of the terminology associated with this essay. Inequality refers to a lack of equality or fair treatment in the sharing of opportunities. (Cambridge Dictionary, 2016) Early childhood education generally means educating children from birth to 6years before they attend primary school. (Department and Children and Youth Affairs, 2016) The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child of 1989 defines ‘child’ as ‘‘any’’ human being below the age of eighteen years, unless under the law applicable to the child, the majority is attained earlier”. (Humanium, 2016) The acknowledgement of the child’s concern and privileges was presented on 20th November 1989 with the implementation of the International Convention on the Rights of the Child which was the first officially international obligation content identifying all the essential entitlement of the child. (Humanium, 2016) An adult is a mature

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