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Communication is the process of understanding and sharing information. It is a 2 way process that involves sending messages (verbally and non-verbally) and receiving them (listening). Effective communication is communication that is clearly and successfully delivered, received and understood, and is key for developing and maintaining positive relationships with others. With children it helps build trust between teacher and pupil, ensuring they are comfortable around you and the classroom environment. Building trust is not based solely on verbal communication. Showing attentive body language such as facial expressions and gestures are just as important. Effective communication creates a positive atmosphere for learning, ensuring the pupil …show more content…

It shows you are taking an interest in them and is likely to have a positive impact on how they interact with you. Maintaining a sense of humour A sense of humour, in the correct circumstances, is a great way of relieving stress for you and others. In a classroom setting pupils enjoy a teacher with a sense of humour because it makes them more human and relatable. It can make learning fun and shows the pupils that you can have fun while also being serious when it is time for it. Q3 Explain how different social, professional and cultural backgrounds affect relationships and the way people communicate. When working in different social, professional and cultural contexts it is important to adapt the way in which we communicate. It is important to consider the context in which we are working. Social context In a social environment communication tends to be informal and unplanned, and is a large part of everyday life in a school. For example, parents chatting to one another in the playground, or a teacher talking to a parent at the end of a school day. This type of communication tends to be more personal and informal. Ensuring you are considerate, respectful and listen to others builds a positive

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