The UNCRC known as the UN Convention on the Rights of the child. According to McPartland(2013,P.14)”In essence the convention on the rights of the child sates that children have basic human rights ;to survival; to develop to their fullest potential; to protection from harmful influences, abuse and exploitation and to participate fully in family cultural and social life”. This convention has four main principles for children these are Non-discrimination, to support the best intrest of the child, for the child to have a right to life, development and survival and last to respect the view of the child. The Childcare Act 1991. This legislation is very important to protecting children.
Knowing, valuing and shaping one’s culture: A precursor to acknowledging accepting and respecting the culture of others. Multicultural Education, 14, 15-19. Clay, D. L. (2007). Culturally competent interventions in schools for children with physical health problems. Psychology in The Schools, 44(4), 389-396.
One of these is in services provided by Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS) founded in Sydney on the year 1973 to offer children and families a range of support services and programs designed to help each family’s specific needs. These services are family oriented, community based and also should engage
Empowerment Theory, It’s a process of increasing personal, interpersonal power so that children, young persons and families can take action to improve their wellbeing (Gutierrez 1999,p.229). Children and families cannot participate actively unless they are empowered. Empowerment emphasizes strength and capacities. Child perspective, this means a child friendly perspective that is informed by new approaches to the study and analysis of children and childhood (James and Prout 1990),( http://www.mdpi.com/2076-0760/3/4/893/pdf).Child must in all circumstances be seen as individuals with same rights and interests and should be given a open platform just as adults to express their views as stipulated in the convention the rights of the child
All practitioners must provide an inclusive environment that promote diversity. Inclusive practice is important in early years setting for all children whether, disabilities or learning difficulties have the right to have meet their needs met, also the EYFS frame work makes it clear to ensure that diversity of individuals is valued and respected and no child or family is discriminated again of ethnicity, culture, or religion, home language, background, learning difficulties, or disabilities also practitioners ensure that every child is unique who is learning and is capable, confidant and self-assured, children learn to be strong and independent through positive relationships and also children learn and develop in safe environment. The roles
In Search of April Raintree written by Beatrice Culleton Mosionier contains several different themes. Themes include the search for identity, native girl syndrome, family relationships, foster care and the separation of families, social challenges, and etc. Foster care is a system where underaged children are placed with a caregiver arranged by the government or social services. These children, who cannot live with their parents, are provided a foster family. “In 2011, Statistics Canada collected information about whether or not a child in a household was a foster child.
Honouring cultural heritage through educational communication practices by leadership, genuine partners, positive attitudes and communication (Arthur et al. 2008, p. 50). Teachers asking themselves critical questions such as are contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian cultures reflected in a respectful way with the use of the resources presented, is there acknowledgement of the original owners of land, is there affirmative action for Indigenous Australians in policies, Is there continuing upskilling cultural heritage of Indigenous Australians (Arthur et al. 2008, p. 50). Professional Cultural Competent Examples.
1. “A caring environment for birth parents; supportive services for gladney families and adoptees; and assistance to orphans and vulnerable children throughout the world.” 2. This quote explains that this service ….???? C. The Gladney Center for adoption is a recognized leader in adoption services. 1.
Great quality child care gives a protected, sound environment and backings the physical, enthusiastic, social and scholarly development of children. There is numerous child care alternatives accessible including informal child care gave by family, friends, neighbors, babysitter administrations or other in home care. There are additionally authorized child care centers, family child care homes and gathering family child care homes. The sort of child care game plan parents pick clearly depend upon their needs, their month to month income, the kind of child care they prefer, their child's requirements and the alternatives accessible in their community. Parents some of the time pick unlicensed child care in light of the fact that it might be less
It has been well documented that parent-child play has an important influence on child development, and it is commonly used in early childhood as a predictive measure of child language development (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Early Child Care Research Network, 2000; Tamis-LeMonda, Bornstein, & Baumwell, 2001; Clarke-Stewart, Vandell, Burchinal, O’Brien, & McCartney, 2002; Tamis‐LeMonda, Shannon, Cabrera, & Lamb, 2004; Ginsburg, 2007; Tamis-LeMonda, Baumwell, & Cabrera, 2013). During their early developmental years, especially before they enter into a school setting, children receive most of their verbal stimulation in the home from their caretaker(s). It is assumed in many instances due to culturally influenced
Research into how children think and learn has suggested that children absorb the most information while they are participating in activities which are intentional teaching methods. Taking into consideration previous knowledge of the children’s cognitive development milestones and what strategies work best for teaching at certain ages or year levels has helped this resource to be accurate and well suited to year one students and is also useful for teachers to utilize in a classroom setting. This resource was created based on the current Australian Curriculum, The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and cognitive developmental milestones. Children using this resource will improve knowledge on shapes and learn how to explain the differences of various shapes; children may also find that this resource may improve development for counting and reading as they are also main components. Supporting the progress of learning shapes is vital for children as this is a skill they will use as children all the way through to
1) Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 The key policies of this act are as follows: • Promoting each individual children’s best interests whilst incorporate a new focus on the child’s development. • Supporting a more integrated system of effective and accessible child and family services, with a focus on prevention and early intervention. • To improve outcomes for children and young people in the Child Protection and out of home care service system. * A principal feature of this act relating to cultural competence is: Maintaining vulnerable Aboriginal children within their communities. 2) Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010 This act “sets out the objectives and guiding principles for the National Quality
The Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) pays particular attention to cultural competence in working with Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures as discussed in question 9. Research from the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) found it is critical for non-Aboriginal staff to be aware of how to engage and support all cultures, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, as services are more effective for Aboriginal
As part of my Social Work training I was instructed to conduct 1x6 observation on a child between 0-5 using the Tavistock model. The Tavistock model originally developed by Ester Bick in (1964) was to enhance professional understanding of the attachment built between children and their families, their cognitive, emotion and physical development (Le Riche & Tanner, 2002). Enhancing the knowledge and skills of practitioner that work with difficult and complex cases which are prevalent in social work. Therefore, conduction these observations was a necessary part of my professional development in readiness for practice (Professional Capability Framework 1; British Association of Social Work, 2012). Developing my understating on theoretical knowledge
In order to develop a child’s identity in accordance with both the EYLF and an Aboriginal perspective whilst also supporting children’s awareness of Aboriginal cultures and practices through a curriculum that supports children in learning about the land, earth, plants and animals, it is also important how we as educators will support this knowledge to grow (McKnight, et al., 2010). According to Harrison (2010), Aboriginal history plays a key role not only with Aboriginal children but also with non-Aboriginal children and the importance that everyone should learn about the importance of Aboriginal history. As well as educators developing a curriculum that incorporates the Aboriginal community in their area so as to include local histories, local