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
It is during this time that it is important to make them feel safe and loved while they deal with new challenges as well as being able to develop important components such as a sense of conscience which they will carry on towards adulthood. If the toddler is not taught right from wrong and also provided a nurturing, loving environment, they are more likely to develop conduct problems and antisocial behaviours later in life. Parents paly a vital role during this time, as how you respond to your toddler would determine how confident they become and how much of trust they place in others. A few things you can keep an eye on to support them develop these skills are as follows; Giving your toddler enough time to try and figure out a problem on his/her own (such as tying their shoelace). Only provide support when/if you see them frustrated.
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. This action makes the child feels safe and appreciated. Encourage other children not to use words that may have prejudiced meaning behind them such as skin colour, ask
It states appropriate action to protect the rights of children that you believe are at risk with regards to national and local policies, however a growing organisation such as the (sosta) a policy on safeguarding would be deemed important to maintain the same standards though out members given both therapists guidance and client confidence in the organisation. (NSPCC, 2018). The consequence of not having a policy allows for therapist to decide what is and is not appropriate so a decision on allowing assessment without an parent could occur which could lead to implication if the minor was asked to expose themselves too much for assessment purposes. However, having a policy in place give less freedom for therapist to adapt to every situation and client treatment in accordance with his or her knowledge also when the safeguarding policy changes it would need to be amended according, then the therapist
United Nations Convention of the rights of the child 1989. They have the right to be safe and looked after and children have the right to be protected from harm, injury, exploitation by those who look after them. Education Act 2002 governing bodies, head teachers, local education authority and those who work in schools to work together ensure the safeguard of children and are free from harm. Children Act 2006 out organisations working with children their duties and expectation work together to safeguard children. Children Act 1989 Parent and professionals looking after children ensure the safety of children Protection of children Act 1999 legislations to ensure a system is in place to list individuals who are unsuitable to work with children do not gain employment.
This goes with every child matters the main purpose of this child act legislation is to protect the child who's at significant risk of harm or the family that needs help with the situation. The children or young people being health which involves being mentally, physically and emotionally healthy as well as living a healthy lifestyle.The local authority needs to ensure whether the child is harmed or abused if that’s the case they need to protect the child immediately. Also, the data protection act 1998 this right secures the children and young people's personal information from being exploited and controls how the information is used. But it's acceptable to reveal the information if the child or young people are at risk of being
Tokenism occurs when cultural diversity and difference are not affirmed and embedded in everyday practices in the program (A. Kennedy, 2010, p 17). Therefore it is important to ensure that the educator understands the child’s culture as there is the potential to be more than one culture within a country, therefore it is important not to stereotype different cultures when addressing them. When discussing these cultures with children it is important to find similarities within the cultures, which will connect the children and ensure there is not any biases towards other cultures. Tokenism can be avoided through continuing to have a close relationship with families, to ensure where change within the family dynamic is occurring, continuing to undertake
2014). Social policy is a major factor and very important as it shapes the framework that allows people to live with basic rights and helps give order to society. Social policy and the welfare services are a key role in keeping children safe and protected and therefore children rely greatly on these for their present and future security, safety and well being (Ridge, ND.). Safeguarding and the well-being of a child is a challenging matter, and in the words of Lister (2006) “It is built upon subjective foundations such as happiness and enjoyment’. In order to bring some structure to safeguarding children and the well being of children there has to be a wide range of Policies and Acts put into place to set a guide mark and to provide protection within society.
When designing a curriculum or interacting, this sensitive issue needs to be considered carefully as to not offend or exclude a child or family of Indigenous background. It is important to provide a child care environment which is free from bias and prejudice in which children learn the principles of fairness and respect for the uniqueness of each person. Educators must value differences in backgrounds, culture and abilities by actively seeking information from children, families and the community, about their cultural traditions, customs and beliefs, use resources that reflect the diversity. Educators are a role model and treat all children equally and encourage them to treat each other with respect and
It is important for the children to feel comfortable and safe. If the activity that they are doing reminds them of something that has happened to them then immediate care and support must be provided to the child. If the children are playing nicely with one another and then a child begins to hit or kick another child then that child that is hurting the other must be removed from the situation as they are causing a barrier towards play based learning. With play based learning it is important that it not cause any harm towards the children and must be health and safety checked beforehand. Therefore, we have a risk assessment to check before the childcare sector opens for the children and parents to enter as well as tidying up constantly.