Data Protection Act Principles in Childcare

20 Oct 2017

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UNIT 5 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES 5.1 DATA PROTECTION ACT 1998 Anyone who keeps records whether on computer or on paper must apply with this act. It should be clear to service user for what purpose the data are being kept. Information about a child should also be accessible to parents and shared with them. It is not compulsory just do on their demand. Information should not be ...

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Administrate Procedure within the Childcare Settings

20 Oct 2017

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There are 8 principals principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 these can range from accurate of personal data to personal data being processed in accordance with the rights of data protection act. This question will look at four of the main principals. personal data shall be accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date.( This fourth principal of the data protection act is about ...

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Children with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties

20 Oct 2017

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Describe the range of social, emotional and behavioural difficulties that children may experience ANSWER: The difficulty children may experience with these three developments are in various ways, a few of which are; being withdrawn or isolated, lack of concentration in studies, difficulty in forming relation, extra sensitive, bullying, scared, resentment, self injury lack of confidence, stage fright, feeling lonely, no eye contact and also comes by ...

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Observation of Challenging Behaviour by Child

17 Oct 2017

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ECE 214 Observations and Child Development Early Childhood PORTFOLIO ASSIGNMENT 40 % Sociogram Write an anecdote that describes the behaviours that concerns you. You may include more than one example from different instances. Child’s name: Alisha Observer: Meng Ting Yu (Angela) Age/D.O.B: Date: March 3, 2014 Time of Observation: 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Setting: Bayview fairway public school Purpose: The purpose ...

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The Childcare Act 2006 in Early Years Education

17 Oct 2017

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Unit 3: Building Positive Relationships Every child deserves a good start in life and support to fulfil their potential. Children develop quickly in the early years. A secure, safe and happy childhood is important in its own right. High quality early and pre-school learning, together, provide the foundation children need to make the most of their abilities and talents as they grow up. Childminders and childcare ...

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Theories of Child Rearing Styles

17 Oct 2017

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Child Development and Welfare Name: Theresa, C. Eric Table of Contents (Jump to) TAQ2: Child Rearing Styles TAQ3 TAQ4: “Social learning theory goes beyond conditioning: It goes into the world of learning because of the experiences we have along the way. Discuss” References TAQ2: Child Rearing Styles   Child rearing Style 1 Child rearing style 2 Child rearing ...

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Using ICT in Early Years Education

17 Oct 2017

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Unit 6 ICT Development and learning unit 6 Introduction In this unit we will talk about ICT and ways in which it helps to develop the child’s learning. We will also talk about ways which children can be safe guarded during internet uses and ways which families could become involved into ICT in child’s learning. Having ICT in the child’s settings brings good opportunities for the ...

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Article Critique – ‘You Have Someone To Trust" (2012)

17 Oct 2017

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Jessica Bowstead Context and Policy Qualitative Research Article Critique – ‘You Have Someone To Trust’ (2012). Jessica Bowstead M2067675 Word Count-1650 Mortimer, J North, K & Stead J. (2012). You Have Someone To Trust. Outstanding safeguarding practise in primary schools. Unknown (Unknown), pg1-74. The purpose of this academic piece is to critically evaluate the article ‘You Have Someone to Trust’, it will begin with examining the ...

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Family Engagement in Early Childhood Education

17 Oct 2017

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Linda Harrison   Imagine for a minute your most valuable possession. Think about a stranger coming up to you and saying, “I’ll take care of your valuable possession for you every day. I’ll take good care of it, but I might change it a little because I’d like to have my own relationship with it. You can pick it up from me at the end of ...

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Stages of Pregnancy

17 Oct 2017

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Zainab Fareed Conception- is the stage of when the sperm fertilises the egg. There are different stages before conception this includes ovulation, hormone rise, the egg travels to the fallopian tube, if the egg isn’t fertilised, fertilization, implantation: Moving to the uterus and finally pregnancy hormones. Growth- This is a term used when you are growing in weight and height and size. Development-Development is ...

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Benefits of Parent Involvement in Child Education

17 Oct 2017

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Family involvement makes a difference in a child development. Family is inside the microsystem and is close setting for a child, so child will get direct influence and experience from the family. For the sake of the healthy and holistic development of children, educator need to understand the importance, benefits, challenges and ways to get family involvement. According to Epstein (1995), there are six types of ...

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Safeguarding the Welfare of the Child Essay

17 Oct 2017

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Emma Cummings   ‘Young children are vulnerable. They develop resilience when their physical and psychological well-being is protected by adults’ (EYFS card 1.3) The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) sets standards for the learning, development and care of children from birth to 5 years old. The EYFS framework supports an integrated approach to early learning and care. It gives all professionals a set of common principles and commitments to deliver ...

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Planning a Classroom for Preschool Children

17 Oct 2017

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Brandy McCauley   Plan and Grade levels addressed Preschool: The purpose of this early education program is to promote an environment and atmosphere appropriate for a child's development. Preschool/General Subject 18-22 Students I have a wide varied of students. English speaker, Spanish Speakers, new your children and southern children,, My approach to classroom management is to have a fun, safe, and healthy learning environment for my ...

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Meeting Criteria for Early Years Foundation Standards

17 Oct 2017

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Unit 3 Early years foundation standards are guidelines with in which a childcare facility work, members of staff must be checked by “Disclosure and barring service”, complete a Health declaration, least one member of staff needs a paediatric first aid certificate and should obtain a level 3 childcare qualification before they start caring for children, one member of staff must have suitable experience with under 2s, ...

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Child Learning Styles and Factors that Influence Them

17 Oct 2017

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In a nursery setting there are different types of learning styles: Now I will discuss the learning styles: Reference 1 Visual learning is a very good learning style and helps key workers understand every child’s learning method. This learning style is for children who get distracted by sound and talking easily, children often find it difficult to concentrate when there is a crowd around them. These ...

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Importance of Toys for Child Creativity and Development

17 Oct 2017

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Introduction Nowadays, there are a lot of newborn baby and children in world. Average one year of newborn baby in Malaysia was 20.41 out of 1,000 population. Kids need toys and plays to entertain them and learn things. So I do believe that when we were young, we used to spend a whole day long sitting in the middle of living room playing toys ...

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Providing an Enabling Environment for Children

17 Oct 2017

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Environment plays an important role in a child's development and learning. Child's experience at early age constitutes a major influence on his / her life in the future changes. Assurance, safety and a happy childhood is important. This provides a foundation for children reveal skills and talents as they get older. It is important to understand how each aspect of the environment influences the child's life. ...

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Practice Requirements for Children with Disabilities

17 Oct 2017

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Formal Assessment One OUTLINE the legal and regulatory requirements in place for children with disabilities or specific requirements. Following the Equality Act 2010 and the Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice (2001)all establishments including those delivering education have a statutory duty to promote practice that values the individual needs of children and promotes equality and inclusion. This means that where possible children with SEN should ...

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Obesity in Childhood with Regard to Nutrition

17 Oct 2017

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Obesity is a term used in medical in which body accumulates an extra amount of fats; gathered to the degree that it may have a negative impact on health. It leads to reduce the life expectancy or expanded health issues. Risks of diseases and health issues increase due to obesity in the form of heart problem, high blood pressure and diabetes. Stoutness or obesity builds the ...

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Early Years Foundation Stage Guidelines

17 Oct 2017

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Hasana khan Explain the observation, assessment and planning cycle. The EYFS requires practitioners to plan activities and play opportunities that will support children’s learning while supporting the areas of learning within the EYFS. Practitioners must plan carefully so that individual children’s needs are met and that the activities and play opportunities help children progress towards their early learning goals. Planning, observation and assessment contribute to supporting ...

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Benefits of Parent Education Programmes

17 Oct 2017

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Chen Yishu Why parent education program? Persuasive goal: Adoption: I want the audience to think about taking parent education program before they become parents. Specific proposition: Policy: Parents should take parental courses before they have children. Taking parental courses can benefit not only parents but also children. Audience’s current opinion: Neutral: Some people think parents should take parental courses while some don’t think so. ...

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Evaluation of a Learning Environment

17 Oct 2017

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Katie Gallagher Every child has the right to be treated equally and for that to be done in a diverse setting. We can see that through the home corner this is so. The children have access to the materials in this area during their play time. There are many utensils such as a wok, chopsticks and ...

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Government Guidelines for Nutrition

17 Oct 2017

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Sarah Slack Unit Four Health Promotion and Development The tables below show the main government guidelines in nutrition: Guideline Daily Amount Values: Typical Values Women Men Children (5-10) years Calories 2,000 kcal 2,500 kcal 1,800 kcal Protein ...

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Benefits of Healthy Eating in Early Childhood

17 Oct 2017

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Paul Dervey Introduction In this assignment I will be focusing on the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle, diseases and prevention of diseases. I will discuss the chronic diseases that can be prevented and the ways that help to reduce the risks of developing these, and look at major food groups and how these can impact a healthy active lifestyle. I will explore activities for a ...

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Children Within the Juvenile Criminal Justice System

17 Oct 2017

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The conceptualisation of children within the juvenile criminal justice system. Introduction In 2006 to 2007, statistics have shown that there were approximately 3,500 crimes per 100,000 individual’s conducted by juveniles in Australia, almost double the number carried out by adults (Australian Institute of Criminology, 2009). Before the 19th century, there was no category that separated juvenile offenders from adult offenders in Australia’s legal systems and children ...

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Maintaining a Child's Healthy Lifestyle

17 Oct 2017

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1) A healthy lifestyle is paramount for other children and adults to help prevent, or minimize chronic illness and diseases. A healthy lifestyle does not only include diet and exercise but also a healthy mental wellbeing, especially in children. It involves the connection of body and mind; self esteem, self-belief, confidence and building up a natural strength to help them cope during tough times. ‘Every child ...

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Activities and Documentation for Childcare Business

17 Oct 2017

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Nabeelah Lallmamode Explain the documentation that is required to be kept when running a child care business from a home setting. Businesses are governed by legislations and requirements that help support it’s continuity. In this assignment we will be looking closely at the documentation and it’s importance to guaranteeing a successful and child friendly business. CRB check, Child Record form, Accident and Emergency forms to more ...

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Gender Differences in Early Years Sector

17 Oct 2017

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Chapter 3 – Literature Review Introduction: The aim for this literature review is to examine the literature on the selected topic of men working in the early years sector and to the objectives of this research by acquire knowledge, through familiarising myself with the literature on the area. The objectives of this research are, to critically analyse the literature on Gender balanced workforce within in the ...

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Theories for Play and Learning in Childcare

17 Oct 2017

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Introduction: Education is the backbone for any nation and children are future of a country. Proper education for children is very important for any children. But this education process must need to be productive and effective and designed in structured ways for prosperity of nation. To make education process effective through play and learning planners need to plan according to theoretical approaches practiced long time in ...

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Health and Safety Requirements in Nursery Setting

17 Oct 2017

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Nomatter Nyawo 1. Analyse the working practices that need to be in place in the nursery setting to ensure that children are protected. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is the primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety. Under this act the employers, its workers and individuals being supported have responsibilities to ensure safety is maintained in the nursery. ...

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Movement, Environment and Community Memory Reflection

17 Oct 2017

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In this paper, I will be sharing two different memories which are significant to me where I remembered learning about movement, environment and community in an integrated way. Then, I will be analysing these two memories which stimulate and making connections in the areas of movement environment and community. The two memories which are significant to me where I remembered learning about movement, environment and communicate ...

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Legal Requirements for Working With Children

17 Oct 2017

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Identify the current legal requirements covering those working with children. Kindegartens, childminders, preschools, schools must be guided after Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which is required by OFSTED. The EYFS requirements includes: the seven areas of learning and development; the early learning goals which must be achieved by the end of Reception school; the assessment requirements for assessing young children to ascertain their ...

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Meeting Child Nutritional Requirements

17 Oct 2017

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Unit 4 Health promotion and development. 1. Construct a table to indentify the main government guidelines on food and nutrition, and evaluate the ways in which they can be incorporated into child care settings. Food Group Foods included Recommended Serving Average Size serving a 1-5 year old Main Nutrients Evaluation ...

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Impact of The Children’s Act 2014 on Child Healthy Eating

17 Oct 2017

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The Children’s Act 2014 In 2003 a government initiative was launched in England and Wales. ECM (every child matters) was in response to the death of Victoria Climbie. Victoria Climbie was an eight years old girl who was tortured and murdered by her guardians. Victoria didn’t have a healthy lifestyle which led to her tragic death. A public enquiry was led and major changes had taken ...

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Meeting Needs of Children with Incarcerated Mothers

17 Oct 2017

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RESTRICTED CHAPTER FIVE FINDINGS AND DISCUSSIONS INTRODUCTION This study was aimed to determine whether the basic needs are met or not by the children of incarcerated mothers in Welikada prison. This chapter facilitates a discussion on the testing and finding relevance to the previous chapter corresponding to the defined hypothesis. Further, facts and figures and results will be discussed and it will also analyse the cross ...

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Regulations for Care of Child with Disability

17 Oct 2017

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Heidi Walding The legal and regulatory requirements in place for children with disabilities or specific requirements are that all children should be treated fairly and lawfully within school or any social setting. This includes; direct discrimination, which means refusing a child access to a setting or environment due to a condition and/or disability. Indirect discrimination occurs when only helping certain children, such as providing ...

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Protecting Children from Harm in the Internet Age

17 Oct 2017

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Yiliang, Yin Issues regarding children’s Internet safety remained an overarching concern for the society. But as a matter of fact, internet is already an irreplaceable part of daily life, especially for children (learning, gaming, and social networking). The Canadian government has introduced agreements to protect children. Nervertheless, some crimes are national basis. In addition, a lot of countries define ‘children’ differently, makes protecting children ...

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Government Strategies to Meet Individual Childcare Needs

17 Oct 2017

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  Jane Cleary Explain the benefits for children when their individual needs are met... A child develops very quickly in their early years, they continue to acquire new skills and gain knowledge all the time. Child development covers growth, development and learning from the very moment they are born to 60 months old (August after a child’s 5th ...

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Recruitment Process for Child Practitioner

17 Oct 2017

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  Summary This report talks about the recruitment process of a professional called G. It states what strengths and weaknesses she can give to her new role and how she can better herself in the setting as a practitioner. G is 20 years old and is currently studying a level 3 assessor award but also already has qualifications in level 2 health and social care and ...

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Development of Child Minding Business: Activity Planning

17 Oct 2017

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Unit Two Part One – Documentation for a child minding business Clear documentation is essential, as it is an area that receives inspection from Ofsted. Ofsted is the independent regulatory body for schools (including child care providers delivering the early years foundation stage curriculum) that reports directly to the government. The documentation you need for a child minding business are as follows: Criminal records bureau ...

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Factors that Affect Child Development

17 Oct 2017

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Unit 2: Understanding and Promoting Children’s Development. All children develop at different speeds, but will usually follow an expected pattern. Gaining an understanding of the expected pattern of development can help to identify where children have significant delays in their development. It is important for practitioners working with children to have a good knowledge of child development in order to identify any development delays early. When ...

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Planning Activities to Meet Individual Needs in a Child

17 Oct 2017

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Nisha Patel (1) Explain the benefits for children when their individual needs are met. In the setting as every child is different, it is important to think about, plan for, and interact with the individual, as well as the group as a whole. Consider the range of children’s styles, social interactions and personalities: Some are quiet; others are noisy Some like to spend ...

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Development of Play in a Museum

17 Oct 2017

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Introduction The concept of play has been regarded as a critical part of early cognitive development of a child, and there are countless studies showing the process by which play fosters learning both in formal and informal educational settings [1]. Museums are often seen as an informal learning environment, where visitors gain knowledge through engaging with the artefacts presented to them [2]. The museum has under-explored ...

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Skills for Communication and Language Acquisition

17 Oct 2017

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Miriana Hili P1 I’m going to explain briefly about the skills associated with communication those are eye contact, gestures, body language and active listening. In my weekly observations in the child care centers I use those skills. I use the eye contact while I’m talking with the children so they could know that I’m talking to them, eye contact is also needed to show ...

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Stages of Child Development and Strategies Involving Them

17 Oct 2017

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Charlene Lyons Introduction: In this assignment I will give a definition of social and emotional development while also explaining each individually. I will give a brief account of physical, cognitive, language and creative development and how they holistically combine for good overall development. I give an account of the social and emotional development of children form ...

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Reflection on Multi-Agency Working

17 Oct 2017

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Multi-agency working   Introduction In this report it will be discussing a case conference that has previously taken place and reflect using the Gibbs cycle, (Eggers, 2002) on how the group work was and how the conference went. It will reflect on what happened, how could it of been better, what could be changed for future conferences. Next will be the challenges of multi-agency working that ...

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Procedures for Safety in Childcare

17 Oct 2017

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Charlene Lawrence   1. Childcare records that all child care proved should have in place are Children record form forms that including the child name, date of birth, allergies, address of where the child lives, telephone number, parents name and address, emergency contacts at least two , child doctor name and address, any medical and religion. Another document is crb (Criminal records bureau ...

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Benefits of ICT in Early Childhood Education

17 Oct 2017

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ANGELINE T. TAGARIRA CHILDCARE AT HOME Question 1 Explain the seven types of skills that children may develop as a result of using ICT. One of the most important ways we can help children whilst playing with them in a child care setting is through h setting up simple activities to help them develop multiple skills and abilities. ICT is part of the children’s ...

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Principles and Practices of Classroom Management

17 Oct 2017

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Challenging behaviour children are children that disrupts, annoy or get into a disagreement with other people, be it the teachers or their peers. Some also do not interact with the others (McTiernan, 2011). Positive behaviour is being sociable with peers and being able to listen to instructions. In a class, there are bound to have a mixture of both positive and challenging behaviour. Management of ...

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State of Alabama Child Care Center Regulations

17 Oct 2017

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Patricia Berry Abstract The requirements for childcare centers, be it licensed Day Care or Home-based, varies by state. This assignment is to give the requirements as set by the State of Alabama for both types of facilities. Profound apologies offered to my professor for using easy-way-out by the shortcut of a copy/paste, which is the less attractive method in completing this assignment. The end-results are ...

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Nutritional Requirements for Children

17 Oct 2017

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It is undeniable the importance of an adequate nutrition to ensure growth and development, especially during childhood and its role in promoting and maintaining health and well-being of the individual. The Child Care Setting while feeding children should devote attention to encourage the consumption of various foods offered on the menu, guiding them to eat in moderation, how to do and not do, repressing ...

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Models and Practices to Support Children with Disabilities

17 Oct 2017

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Special Education Needs Course Level 3. Assignment number 1. Part 1 Outline the legal and regulatory requirements for children with disabilities or specific requirements. Regardless of the circumstances all children have rights to be treated fairly and lawfully. Unfavourable treatment could include, Direct discrimination- could include refusing a child access to the setting. Indirect discrimination- maybe only display information in one language. Discrimination due to ...

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Importance of Meeting Child Individual Needs

17 Oct 2017

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UNIT 1: A UNIQUE CHILD EXPLAIN THE BENEFITS FOR CHILDREN WHEN THIER INDIVIDUAL NEEDS ARE MET CHILD DEVELOPMENT Every child is a unique individual with their own characteristics and temperament. Development is a continuous complex interaction of environmental and genetic factors in which the body, brain and behavior become more complex Babies and children mature at different rates and at different times in their lives ...

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Effect of School and Family Violence on Children

03 Oct 2016 27 Sep 2017

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Introduction School savagery is the brutality that happens in the school premises. It incorporates distinctive issues, for example, posses, harassing, physical mischief to the school staff and educators, brutality between the school understudies, and so on. It is turning into a continually expanding issue these days, especially in schools wherein the understudies make utilization of firearms and blades. Schools were at first viewed as the most ...

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Internet Use and Child Development

03 Oct 2016 26 Sep 2017

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Internet Use and Child Development Rapid changes in technology nowadays is painting a message of cyber advantage for all ages of the human beings be it in the business, work, home and even in school. When the basics of communications has proliferated in 1970s with the initial introduction of television, the people did not opt to have this technology of entertainment, rather it was a huge ...

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Qualities of a Good Parent

03 Oct 2016 26 Sep 2017

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What does it take to be a good parent? Being a parent is one of the most fulfilling experiences a person can have. There is a natural instinct that seems to come to a new parent, but there are bits of advice that can help when you are challenged in the growing up years. The most important thing however, that any parent can give their child, ...

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The Overpowering Nature of Nurture

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"Our first impressions are generated by our experiences and our environment, which means that we can change our first impressions by changing the experiences that comprise those impressions." (Gladwell, 2005, p.97). We are, to a certain extent, the person we are, but the reality is that for reasons unknown to us, there are just certain people with which we do not "click." It may be ...

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Learning Theories and Cognitive Development

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Vygotsky, Bruner, and Dienes share the cognitive viewpoint of learning. Lev Vygotsky, a constructive theorist, viewed social and cognitive development as working jointly while building on each other. One of Vygotsky's major contributions to understanding child development, is the concept of the zone of proximal development (Mooney, 2013). Vygotsky believed this concept to be the difference between what a child can accomplish on his own, ...

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Observation Report of Child Example

01 Aug 2017 17 Aug 2017

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Ethical considerations checklist Has the whole team been informed about the portfolio requirements? Have you made clear that all members concerned in the observation will have access to the material? Have the nature of the observations (including aims, tools to be used) been explained to the children/ young people (where applicable)? Have you considered the importance of respecting the child/ young person's privacy, dignity and possible ...

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What are the Impact of Brain Injuries?

01 Aug 2017 17 Aug 2017

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What Brain Injuries do to People and how their brain is affected?   The body is a very unique thing. It has so many parts and so many different actions that it does. The body is made up of several systems. The circulatory system is the body's transport system. It is made up of different organs that specialize in transporting blood all over the body. ...

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Social Media and Young Adolescents

01 Aug 2017 17 Aug 2017

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As technological innovations continue to expand, access to devices that connect one to social media have become more readily available to the public. A study conducted by Radesky et al. (2016) about the use of mobile technology among children found that "mobile device usage by young children, even among those from disadvantaged backgrounds, continues to increase rapidly" (p.504). The increasing usage of social media networks ...

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Case Study of Child Rights: Matilda Film Case

01 Aug 2017 17 Aug 2017

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Introduction This assignment is going to be about human rights their origins and development regarding young people and children. One media source has to be chosen to allow me to explore a current issue related to the rights of children and I have chosen (Matilda 1996) and I will provide a debate or argument which assesses how the theme of my media source can be ...

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Recognition of Types of Abuse and Neglect

01 Aug 2017 17 Aug 2017

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Current guidelines and safeguarding concerns - Recognition of types of abuse and neglect. My setting is committed to promoting awareness of child abuse issues throughout its training and learning programmes for adults. They are committed to empowering young children, through its early childhood curriculum, promoting their right to be strong, resilient and listened to. The Staff have undertaken relevant and up to date safeguarding and ...

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Influence of Types of Play on Children

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It is important to understand the different types of play and how they help children's development in order to plan activities for children. This will help them to develop holistically. The Early Years Foundation Strategy says that "play underpins all development and learning for young children" (The Early Years Foundation Stage Practice Guidance p1.17 Crown 2008). Learning through play is a very important principle of ...

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Reflective Account of Child GSA

01 Aug 2017 17 Aug 2017

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Recently in our house in the month of May this year a young boy has joined as a day student. I will refer to him as Jake in this reflective account (this is not his real name and all relevant information/personal data regarding exact time of the movement has been changed in order to comply with the CSA Confidentiality Policy). When Jake first came to ...

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Impact of Smoking on Child Health

14 Aug 2017

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Environment and Hazard -5 The 'Home Environment' plays an important role in many issues affecting child health across the globe. Children in general may be vulnerable and become exposed to various other household hazards such as exposures to known harmful building materials, chemicals, radon, drinking water and well-water and nitrogen dioxide. Poor housing conditions and poor ventilation together with household air pollution may also increase ...

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Aspects of Family Law

01 Aug 2017

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Children are the future and the care which is given to the welfare, education and protection of children is widely recognized as paying dividends in their later years. Children are one of the most vulnerable beings in our society and that is why the protection of the children are one of the most important rights to uphold in society. This assignment will critically discuss areas ...

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Reflective Account Examples Childcare

23 Mar 2015 13 Jul 2017

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Reflective account- Conferencing In taking part of the conferencing it has improved my academic skills and has broadened my knowledge and understanding of different aspects of life. When we first got given the task and were told to start posting comments and forming discussions I didn't see a big discussion going on within my group but once people were getting the hang of it, then more discussions ...

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How Effective is Policy in Reducing Child Poverty?

23 Mar 2015 12 Jul 2017

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Keywords: policy child poverty, child poverty policy uk How effective is policy in reducing child poverty Despite the United Kingdom being one of the world's richest nations, it has one of the highest rates of child poverty. Research has shown, children living in poverty are less likely to achieve at school and by the age of fourteen many poor children are two years behind their peers (Fisher, ...

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Possibility Thinking Research

23 Mar 2015 28 Jun 2017

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Keywords: possibility thinking definition, anna craft creativity Introduction Most people accept that early years education should aim to develop children's creativity but this raises a number of questions; namely what is creativity? How does it relate to imagination, self expression and intelligence? What ways can creativity be taught and assessed and why is it valuable? Fostering children's creativity involves more than the creative corner in the classroom ...

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Lev Vygotsky Theories Analysis

23 Mar 2015 28 Jun 2017

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Keywords: lev vygotsky psychologist, lev vygotsky theory Lev Vygotsky was a developmental psychologist born in Russia in 1896 in Byelorussia and passed away in 1934 due to Tuberculosis. Throughout his lifetime Vygotsky went from Medical school to law school, from law school to literature, and from literature to psychology. Although he was in the five percent of Jews allowed to attend a university he wasn't allowed to ...

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Child Development Essay

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Keywords: early childhood development, essay on early childhood Child Development A child’s development is the process of growth of a child to teenage years, from dependency to increase independence. The early years of a child's life is essential for cognitive, social and emotional developments (Leo 3). Therefore, it is important that parents take every step necessary to ensure that children grow up in environments where their social, ...

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Play in Early Childhood | Theories

23 Mar 2015 19 May 2017

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Nature and role of play in early childhood. Not only play therapists, early interventionists, social workers or sociocultural researchers like for example Göncü (1999) have focused in the last four decades on child play but also all major developmental theorists like Piaget, (1962), Vygotksy, (1976), Bruner (1972) or Erikson, (1977). Today, therefore the essential role that play possesses in the development of an infant during childhood has ...

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Implementing child rights

23 Mar 2015 18 May 2017

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Introduction One basic human rights principle laid down in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 is that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights (Article 1 UDHR). However, specifically vulnerable groups such as women, indigenous people, and children have been assigned special protection by the UN legal framework (Henry J. Steiner & P. Alston, 2000). The UN Convention for the Rights ...

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History and development of child adoption

23 Mar 2015 16 May 2017

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Introduction From the world “child adoption”, "child" means a young person of either sex, whether by birth or by adoption. While “adoption” mean the act or process of adopting a person “child adoption” means the legally act or process of making another person’s child part of your family so that he or she becomes one of your own children. Most of the adoption cases involved potential pool ...

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Babies Infants Knowledge

23 Mar 2015 15 May 2017

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Claims about infant number competence contrast with claims of toddler ignorance. Consider explanations of the discrepancy. 1- Introduction: This essay will explore the researches which claim that babies are born with a predisposition to learn about objects and numerosities. It also aims to understand the issues that why some psychologists are still unconvinced about inborn knowledge. And if babies are so smart, why are preschoolers so ignorant? ...

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How does stress affect child development?

23 Mar 2015 12 May 2017

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"The early years present us with a window of opportunity to enhance development; we also need be aware of times of vulnerability when the brain is affected by adverse experiences." (Landy, 2009, p.29) This is a passage taken out from Landy, "Pathway to Competence; encouraging social and emotional development in young children." From her book, we see evidence of how children can be influenced through different experiences. ...

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The importance of children's play and talk

23 Mar 2015 11 May 2017

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The first example is of J's first experience of mark making with felt tip pens and on speaking to the parents this was his first experience of using any drawing implements. This activity came about from J's own initiation his interest was gained when he saw his sister with the pens she was sat beside him drawing a picture of what she described as a rabbit, J ...

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Toddler Observation Interview

23 Mar 2015 10 May 2017

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After spending 60 minutes observing a toddler room in Ciudad Child Care Centre in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico the following observations were made on the children. Individual differences Some children were afraid to communicate with others while others did communicate freely. Most boys were reserved whereas girls communicated more easily and frequently. However, boys were more aggressive when it came to playing ball, riding tricycles, and climbing sandboxes. ...

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Plight of street children in India

23 Mar 2015 09 May 2017

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Until 1993, the term 'street child' was not present in the 'Official Vocabulary in India.' Until 1993, the Indian government did not fulfill their duty by protecting the rights and freedom of children. Until 1993, India had failed to completely recognize and acknowledge their growing street children epidemic. 'Street children' can be defined as both market and homeless children. All around the world, innocent children are stripped ...

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Child Refugees

23 Mar 2015 08 May 2017

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Backdrop Half of the world's refugees are children but their voices are amongst the least heard. Amidst the debate and conflict around refugees and border protection, the rights of refugee children have been neglected. “We come to a country we heard has human rights and freedoms. We can't believe what's happening to us….We haven't any human rights. We are just like animals. We do not have a ...

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Refugees, Children in detention and rights

23 Mar 2015 04 May 2017

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Refugees, Children in detention Backdrop Half of the world's refugees are children but their voices are amongst the least heard. Amidst the debate and conflict around refugees and border protection, the rights of refugee children have been neglected. The vulnerable condition of refugee children is evident from the statement of Ibrahim Ishreti, a refugee child living on bridging visa, he says: before coming to Australia we ...

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Television Violence and Children

23 Mar 2015 03 May 2017

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I. Overview Television has been hailed by many as the greatest invention ever created and as such, it has wrought a great influence towards each and every person. Through the television, we were able to view several important events throughout our history such as the very first trip to the moon, the tragedy of the September 11 attack at the World Trade Center and other such disasters ...

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Ideas about child development

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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Three Big Ideas about Child Development that all Teachers and Parents Should Know Understanding child development means that we as carers and parents can understand skills and typical behaviours of children within our care, providing an environment which is nurturing and one that will foster growth. Laura Berk (2000) provides a simple definition of child development; “a field of study devoted to understanding all aspects of human ...

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Do parents have an influence over child delinquency?

23 Mar 2015 02 May 2017

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To what extent do parents have an influence over their children becoming delinquent? There have been an increasing number of stories in the media regarding children and their increasing tendencies to crime. High profile crimes such as the Jamie Bulgar murder and shootings in universities across America have sparked a high level of controversy and research into what actually makes a child delinquent. There have been a ...

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Child Abuse: Effects and outcomes

23 Mar 2015 21 Apr 2017

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Child Abuse is defined as "endangerment to a child inflicted by another person, usually the caregiver" Leiter 1 and includes physical, sexual, emotional abuse, and neglect. Child abuse can be brought on by any one at any time. The purpose of this paper is to overview the four previously stated types of abuse, their effects on children, the legal aspects of child abuse, and dealing with abuse. ...

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Safety measures in swimming

23 Mar 2015 18 Apr 2017

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Introduction Many young children like being around and in water, but proper safety measures should be taken, without which water can be dangerous for young children. One of the leading causes of death among children 1(one) to 4(four) years of age is drowning. According to Australian National Drowning report of 2007, 35 infants and toddlers lost their lives through drowning in the financial year ending 30 June ...

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Cell phones and handheld computers advancement

23 Mar 2015 18 Apr 2017

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Cell phones and handheld computers are two important technological inventions that have changed the face of our world as we see it today. Since the emergence of cell phones, many people are able to communicate wireless without having to stay at home communicating through their LAN line phone and don't have to worry about all of those dangling phone chords that are just unnecessary. Most people use ...

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Supporting Children’s Learning and Development

03 Oct 2016 06 Mar 2017

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Unit 4: Supporting Children’s Learning and Development Identify each of three prime areas and four specific areas of learning. Every child is a unique child; Children learn to be forceful and independent through positive relationships; Children discover and develop well in enabling environments; and Children develop and discover in different methods and at different rates. Planning ‘Practitioners must consider the individual needs, interests, and ...

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The benefits for children when their individual needs are met

03 Oct 2016 23 Feb 2017

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Explain the benefits for children when their individual needs are met. Each child develops at different rates; this includes growth, development and learning. As soon as a child is born they are learning. It is how we respond to each individuals needs can have an effect over how an individual develops. Development matters is a document which roughly outlines at what developments or milestones should be ...

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Management of Provision in the Early Years Setting

03 Oct 2016 23 Feb 2017

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Introduction: This essay is built on the management case study. I am going to critically analyse the case study using theoretical and research evidence of the management of provision in early years setting. This will provide a critical analysis of the management of provision of the setting in terms of these factors. (a) The manager’s role and responsibilities. (b) Leadership styles. (c) Government early years policies ...

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Self-Awareness in Childcare

03 Oct 2016 23 Feb 2017

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Introduction: In this report the author discusses the importance of self-awareness, effective interpersonal skills and the rights of the child all within an ECCE setting. It also outlines how important it is to communicate effectively with children, families of the children and work colleagues. It gives examples of effective teamwork and how to maintain a quality ECCE environment that complies with the regulations and standards of ...

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Explain the factors to consider when planning a safe, but challenging environment for children.

03 Oct 2016 23 Feb 2017

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Explain the factors to consider when planning a safe, but challenging environment for children. The environment plays a major part in children’s safety, learning and development. Not only the material objects within an environment, but the emotional and social environment accounts also. “The health and safety of the environment is essential to ensure the safety and well-being of the children and in creating an enabling ...

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Organising a safe environment for young children

03 Oct 2016 23 Feb 2017

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Planning a safe environment is a challenging process for early year’s practitioners. Child safety and protection is a key element in their development in early year setting. Planning of early year play setting every day is challenging and difficult process. Play environment should be a minimal risk and no danger for children. Arranging safe and friendly environment have to consider all the time for children to ...

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The Effect of Divorce on Children

03 Oct 2016 22 Feb 2017

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Divorce and their effect on children Introduction: One of the prime feature of the modern age happens to be the rising index of performance pressure and market competition. Immaterial of the genre, competition happens to be the order of the day in the current times. Quite naturally we see that the pressure, tension and the anxiety quotient in the current times is on an ever increase. ...

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How can a traumatic experience influence children's behaviour

26 Jul 2016 26 Sep 2016

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How can a traumatic experience influence children’s behaviour? The issues surrounding children’s behaviour after a traumatic experience are complex, multifactorial and often hugely controversial. Having considered the literature on the subject, one could be forgiven for believing that there are as many opinions on the issues as there are people considering the issues. In this review we have attempted to cover as many of the major areas ...

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Obesity in Childhood

23 Mar 2015 17 Aug 2015

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PREVENTION OF OBESITY IN CHILDHOOD Introduction In this assignment I will endeavour to tackle the prevention of obesity in childhood as an aspect of health promotion. The rationale of choosing this topic is that obesity and overweight increase the risk of contracting world killer diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes .The prevalence of obesity in United Kingdom and other countries and the cost to National ...

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Divorce Separation Children

23 Mar 2015 11 May 2015

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Divorce is the separation of husband and wife after being legally married. Most times the divorce process is very painful to the couples, but the most affected are the children who lack the mechanism to fully comprehend the basis of their parents' separation. This paper is going to look at the effects of this process depending on the age of the child. Introduction The separation of a ...

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Children Poisonous Plant

23 Mar 2015

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Poisonous Plants All children are little explorers; they are the best at finding things that us grown ups, never see. I have had experiences with this; my three children seem to find things around the house, which I never see or never thought, would be there. I have my house safety ready for my children or any child that comes into my house, but it's not safety ...

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Child care and education

23 Mar 2015

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Introduction Play is central to the development of children which helps them make sense of the world they live in and they learn by playing, exploring and trying things out. From 2008, child minders, nurseries, pre-schools and reception classes are required to pursue the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), and will be checked under this framework by OfSTED. The EYFS has been planned to provide support and ...

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