We can also support the children by creating a safe and welcoming environment, allowing them to feel comfortable to be able to talk to staff if they have any problems. The younger child, however can be supported by ensuring she has clean clothes when she comes into the setting, so that she is not comfortable. We could support all children and mum by monitoring the children's behaviour, learning and development more regularly, making it more efficient to act upon if something begins to slip, such as their development in health and self care. Within this case, it would be crucial to support self care skills by making activities to improve the children's knowledge on, for example the morning routine (getting dressed and brushing teeth for example).
Quality in the Early Years is based on the respected educational goals and practice of the cultural communities making up a society. A definition of quality in the early years differs by the perspectives of each of the settings stakeholders (Huntsman, 2008). It comprises of a range of things that change between and depends entirely on the needs of each individual. Today in Ireland early year’s educators in settings throughout the country are increasingly more challenged to provide quality services that meet both the requirements and expectations of each child attending their settings and also their families (CECDE, 2006). Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) has in many countries become a policy priority.
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
safeguarding and welfare requirement for the EYFS this includes and entails, this gives details of the guidance available to childcare providers, this guidance is given to ensure that all children have their needs met to a high standard. this includes,; child protection and what we can do to protect the children in the care , suitable people includes those deemed appropriate to work with children by the requirements. , staff qualifications what qualifications are needed to work with children , training what training staff need to help improve the standards of care and what support and training are available, key persons and what their responsibilities are to best help the Childs development , staff; child ratios and what the ratios are appropriate
Following these legislation and guidelines will help you deal with any situation as everything is written in them. Every setting has to make sure that they keep up to date with the legislation and guidelines everyday. 2.3: Describe roles and responsibilities when keeping children safe. As a early years practitioner you have a responsibility to keep every child safe.
D1/D2/A1 This piece of work will be focusing on a child aged 18 months starting a nursery day care setting. The two key issues that will be looked at in this assignment will be planning, preparing and reviewing for the child to settling into the setting. Secondly I will be looking into the child’s emotional support that the child may need when starting the setting, along with the attachments of the child that will need to be built or have already been put in place. When planning for a child to start a new setting there will be certain things that will need to be taken into consideration, for example; the child at hand may have never been separated from their primary carers beforehand.
It is important that we work in an integrated way with other agencies in order to offer more effective care for young children. Integrated working means that different services join together to achieve this. It is important that a range of services that may work from either their own setting or integrated into another, are able to support individual children and their families. Integrated working ensures that children can get the support the need to achieve their
This allows the service user to feel safe and secure in the hands of a service provider Nursery setting should be committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of work and values the rich social and cultural diversity of the communities. Understand that the people who provide and use nursery setting have diverse characteristics and different experiences, needs and aspirations. Nursery setting should provide a service that actively promote equality and inclusiveness for all service user and staff and challenge discrimination and exclusion. Make sure that nursery staff reflect the diversity of the local communities and that all of those whom come to the nursery are aware of the commitment to equality and
The roles and responsibilities of different agencies and practitioners working to with children and young people. The role of Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCB’s) The process to
EYE13WB-1.1 Explain the role of the early years practitioner during: • nappy changing • toilet training • washing and bath time • skin, teeth and hair • meal time It is very important to establish a routine as an early year practitioner. Routines will support the physical care needs of children. It should provide a predictable and well-ordered environment, children know what to expect. They are comforting and provide regularity, especially for babies as they enable them to adjust to their own body rhythms.
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. Childrenâ€TMs Act 2006- this legislation replaced Childrenâ€TMs Act 1989. It reinforce the strategy role of local authorities to outline the duties related to child care which include working with NHS and Job centres; secure childcare for working parents, provide information services to parents and provide information and training for childcare providers.
Gather information from parents and NAB employee about what can be provided to the setting for support children and their families. Such as extend centre hour to meet the long hour working parents needs. Collaborating with NAB, minimize the waiting list, such as create a new room to meet the needs of parents. Attending professional conference, share in professional learning and networking opportunities. Setting up long term and short terms goals for the whole setting as a team, Identify the strength and weakness, reflective the practice and evaluate.
) Parent & carer involvement: how does the setting engage with parents to share activity ideas, rhymes, resources, books, event dates, news, parent’s language needs, knowledge & expertise b)Staff -involvement/roles-how does everyone cooperate with children to promote communication; share observations ‘that worked well’, ’he does have two ears and a very waggy tail’, share information about choices eg. Snack foods, range of activities, introduction ‘xx’s mum is in today to help make sandwiches’. -Staff responsibilities-does a keyperson system operate to support your children? How do you monitor, check children’s language needs and act in consequence if there are any issues regarding it -Preparation of daily routines-are there times of the day
NAEYC argued for salaries and benefits to be linked to qualifications and responsibilities. In 1999, Child and Youth Care forum published a series of articles in a symposium on the professionalization of the early childhood care through developing a positive relationship between professional development and the status and salaries of the childcare staff. The need for improved child outcomes, quality programs, and teacher qualifications has continued to frame the discussion around professional status. The improved wages for childcare staff was still missing from major initiatives. Unless, childcare staff wages were included in all the initatives, the efforts to improve program quality and child outcomes would be very
The Open University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education PTD38 Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education (2014-2015) ASSIGNMENT 1 MY PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION Student Number: 11396646 Student: CHENG KA YIU, YOYO Class: U09A Course Code: EDU4017EP Course Title: Introduction to Early Childhood Education Instructor: Ms. Hailey Chan Programme Leader: Dr. Eunice Yim Submission Date: 14 November 2014