Many would believe children learn and develop best when the ‘key worker’ system is implemented within a provision and when practitioners sustain a positive relationship and work in partnership with parents and carers. This is of importance as a positive relationship where the parents and carers can trust and respect one another, helps to provide an enabling environment for the children. Working in partnership benefits practitioners just as equally as it benefits parents. Parents and carers are the most important people and role models within children lives, however majority of parents have no choice but to work and that’s where our role of early years’ practitioners falls into place. Is it important to remember that parents and practitioners
Working with children at Nursery age it is imperative you are open and friendly providing a secure and safe environment at this young age you are starting and laying the foundations to their learning. Having and building a good rapport with the children helps them to feel secure and happy it will encourage learning, communication and social development. Parents are an important part in their childrenâ€TMs development and within the Nursery setting, open and clear communication including them in their childâ€TMs development, always communicating how their child is doing being able to raise any concerns ensuring the parents feel comfortable will help with any barriers that there may have been initially. If their child is happy they are
As Educators respecting a child’s culture is very important to us, firstly it is a way to build a child’s sense of belonging. When culture is valued child will feel more secure and develop sense of belonging to the centre and the community. It’s very essential to gain a child’s trust and show understanding and respect for his/ her cultural background because that is where they come from and it’s not going to change. Secondly including their culture will make a child feel belonged and he/ she can then make more social interactions with other child and respecting their colour, language and cultural background because everyone is not the same. If we educators show that children have a sense of belonging, children will feel more confident and build more safe relationship with everyone.
Children go through many transitions, so it is important that the children’s key person is meeting their individual needs. They should always be positive and welcoming. When aiming to meet children’s individual needs, practitioners must regard every child as unique. Likewise, the practitioner must acknowledge that attachment is important for a child’s emotional well-being during transitions, therefore they must ensure that the child feels a sense of acceptance, love and respect. Similarly, if possible, a transition should be thoughtfully planned and organised so that the child will receive the appropriate amount of support and are able to do it at their own pace.
This also focuses attention on the important role of the key person/ key worker in a safeguarding high-quality care and learning experiences for young children. Practitioners have established that the mandatory welfare necessities are important for the early year’s basic safety, security and health. These also require to reassure parents and carers that their children will experience a good level of care in all settings. Each principle of the EYFS has four obligations which show practitioners which are putting the principle into practice, therefore supporting children in meeting the outcomes set out in the government’s programme for children, Every Child Matters which also supports the holistic development (Hughes and Doherty, 2009). However, some parts of the sector must have found it hard to provide the learning and development needs of the EYFS.
An important quality to have as a parent is responsiveness as it plays an important role for a child’s foundation to develop optimally. Although parenting cannot change the child’s personality as personality is decided at birth (Connor), parents that provide positive affection and respond in ways that correlate to the child’s signals maintains and increases the interests for the child (Landry). This is important for a child as interests and curiosity
If we are unable to communicate with the parents then this could have an impact on the child’s development and lead to the child’s issues progressing and getting worse. Strong positive relationships within the school environment and with parents is very beneficial to children. It helps to model effective communication and set a good example of appropriate behaviour towards others which in turn helps the children to recognise boundaries and what is acceptable when communicating with their peers and adults. Plus building a strong, trusting relationship with the children and young people makes them feel valued and helps provide a more effective learning environment and helps build their confidence with communicating as they progress through their lives. If there is a communication breakdown between any relationship and we do not treat each other with mutual respect then this can lead to situations becoming out of control and misunderstandings that can lead to bad feelings within the workplace as well as the children witnessing incorrect behaviour and then imitating
Explain how social pedagogy aims to support positive outcomes for children and young people Social pedagogy refers to the upbringing of a child or young person in a more holistic fashion, viewing them as a whole person. Social pedagogy aims to support positive outcomes for children and young people because it is concerned with the child or young person developing holistically in a number of areas. It puts emphasis on teamwork; other practitioners and members of the wider community can help to raise and teach the child or young person too. For example, teachers teach children and young people facts that they wouldn 't necessarily learn at home and the environment is different so they also learn about social skills and how to be a part of a big
Cultural Competence in the education care service is to have the correct knowledge, values, principles, policies and procedures in place to be able to successfully create a service that is culturally safe, culturally sensitive and culturally aware. This ensures that families and children from a different culture feel as though they belong. As an educator ‘cultural competence’ is to have the skill and ability to be able to communicate with people from a range of different cultures, as well as having a positive attitude towards cultural differences. It is to be a role model for the children and provide an anti-bias approach at all times.
Daycare motivates them to share by passing the object back and forth while saying "my turn, your turn." Daycare teaches children exceptional motor skills, social skills and connection skills to prepare the child for school. Daycare focuses on the importance of the relationships built through connections. The first and most grounded of any association is the safe relationship. In this kind of relationship, the child introduced to someone they can trust and feel safe around.
Luckily, the NAEYC provides us with wonderful guidelines in order to guarantee that you are picking best program for children. The NAEYC Code of Ethical Practices has been created to ensure that all teachers, staff and even the community will keep your child’s best interest in mind. The first core value stated in the NAEYC is “Appreciate childhood as a unique and valuable