Government Guidelines on Food and Nutrition for Children

21 Nov 2017

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Q1) Construct a table to identify the main government guidelines on food and nutrtion and evaluate the ways in which they can be incorporated into the child care setting. Answer: Food Groups: Fruits Vegetables Grains Protein foods ( meat + beans ) Dairy Babies 0-6 months – breast or formula milk. 6-9 months – milk , dairy, water, variety of different textured solid liquidised meals. 9 ...

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Protecting Children from Internet Risks

21 Nov 2017

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Risk and consequences of the internet and mobile phones The Internet can be a wonderful tool for learning, but as well as accessing educational information also has the possibility those children may access inappropriate information whilst online. Within the school setting children will have some protection, as school networks will have specialist software to block inappropriate websites. Mobile phones There will be some children within the ...

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Legal Requirements for Child Well-Being

21 Nov 2017

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Binnet Mastoor   Q1) Current legal requirements are needed for those in order to ensure the child's wellbeing this has to be ensured in the child's from reception and other classrooms the law has been passed to ensure that the child had an providing the information so that the parents are aware. Also the law ensures training and advice for the parents in the ...

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Developing Positive Relationships for Child Wellbeing

21 Nov 2017

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Recognise how positive relationships promote children’s well-being. Developing and maintaining positive relationships with parents and other professionals is imperative as children pick up on behaviours they have observed around them because are very impressionable and pick up on their surroundings. By professionals working together they can provide the best quality of service to children. Practitioners should build up a mutual trust and respect with all parties ...

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Benefits and Strategies of Learning Through Play

21 Nov 2017

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Play is essential in child’s early years. In my model of play, every area is interrelated in regards to play. Play can happen at any point of time and at any place. From a child’s perspective, play is enjoyable and imaginative. Educators play an important role in planning play activities in the curriculum and to sustain their thinking. Background of the family reflects how children ...

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Safeguarding the Wellbeing of Children and Young People

21 Nov 2017

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Explain how to support children and young people’s self-confidence and self-esteem A fundamental part of emotional development is the development of a young person’s self-confidence and self-esteem. Self-esteem can be defined as how you feel about yourself and your perceptions of yourself. Self-confidence is how you feel about your abilities and is dependent on each situation; it is shown through an individual’s behaviour and personality. There ...

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Areas of Learning in Childcare Environment

21 Nov 2017

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Q.1. Identify each of the three prime areas and four specific areas of learning? The Early year’s foundation Stage areas of learning and development have been produced by the government and early year’s professionals for use by all early years’ providers including child minders. It is important for practitioners to become familiar with how the areas of learning and development are arranged in the framework. We ...

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Working Practices for Child Protection

21 Nov 2017

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Christine Stanescu   Analyse the working practices that are needed to ensure that adults and children are protected Children are full of energy and curiosity about their environment. When they are excited about a new experience, or see something they want to do, children may not think about any possible risks or dangers. We need to be able to recognise the challenges to the ...

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Effects of Bullying and Strategies for Bullying Prevention

21 Nov 2017

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Learning outcome 5 (5.1) Different types of bullying Bullying can have a wide range of negative effects on a child. It can happen at any age, any time and in many forms, not only face to face but also via mobile phones and online. The table below shows the different types of bullying and the effects. Types of bullying Definition ...

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Legal Rights and Requirements for Children with Disabilities

21 Nov 2017

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Outline the legal and regulatory requirements in place for children with disabilities or specific requirements… Every child regardless of age, ability and circumstance has legal rights and entitlements. A child with a disability has the right to be treated equally and fairly. Tutt R (2007) Every Child Included, Great Britain, Paul Chapman Publishing quotes ‘Every child not only matters, but matters equally’. Acts and laws have ...

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Communication Strategies in Nursery Settings

21 Nov 2017

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This essay will be exploring the importance of effective communication strategies within nursery settings; also highlighting potential barriers which could be faced by practitioners and managers. It will also be discussing the benefits of staff appraisals, along with implementation strategies for appraisals, grievance and disciplinary procedures. Employment processes will also be discussed within this essay, with particular reference to policies which must be in place within ...

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Importance of Social Interaction in Childcare Environment

21 Nov 2017

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The childcare centre I am attached is well organised with wide pathways. They can move freely from one place to another. In this way, this provides opportunities for the children to interact with their peers with the sufficient places. Along the corridors, there are no obstacles blocking their way and is danger free. Toys, books and stationaries are placed in lower cupboards whereby the children are ...

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Early Literacy and Numeracy Development

21 Nov 2017

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Describe the learning context The children aged five years old were matching, writing number symbols and copying number words (for those who can) from 1 to 10 as they created their number book with stamps. The children used stamps to quantify the numbers based on the number symbol reflected on each page. Five children sat around the table, getting ready for the activity. Child A began ...

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Developing Mathematical Abilities for Children

21 Nov 2017

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The mathematical development foundation was established in the earliest years. Mathematics learning had built on curiosity and enthusiasm for children to grow naturally. Mathematics at this age, is suitably connected to a child’s world, is more than “getting ready” for school or accelerating them into elementary mathematics. Appropriate mathematical skills challenge young children to explore ideas related to patterns, shapes, numbers, and space with increasing ...

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Safeguarding the Welfare and Innocence of a Child

21 Nov 2017

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Childhood experiences differ from person to person in many ways. One’s personal experience of childhood is likely to affect their understanding of childhood and their ideal vision of childhood. When I reminisce about childhood, the ideal vision of children frolicking around the park, having fun and carefree days comes to mind. As described by Rousseau, childhood is a brief period of sanctuary before encountering the perils ...

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Safeguarding the Welfare of Children

21 Nov 2017

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A protection and safeguarding the welfare of children is defined as protection against bad behaviour, ensuring that would not affect the child's health or development, and also ensuring that children grow up in a safe environment and effective care. Child protection is to ensure and promote the welfare. It is also an alert mechanism for child neglect and abuse. Legislative framework is there to protect children. ...

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Analysis of Child Observation Research

21 Nov 2017

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Introduction and Background Information of the Children Our school encourages children to learn through play and experiences that are holistically, creative, and technologically. Teachers are believed to have the potential to help children to stimulate their development to the fullest with appropriate resources and environment. Children will co-construct their knowledge, bringing in their own identities and strengths can be nurtured to be self-directed and capable learners. ...

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Childcare Act 2006 in a Childcare Setting

21 Nov 2017

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Childcare Act 2006 Introducing provision relating to the authorities of duties/action of the well-being and improvement care of young children. The Act Introduced by parliament was passed to define/introduce leadership authority for the intentions of evolving; Every Child Matters programme (launched 2003 via Victoria Climbie story) Improving childcare/safety. Available Childminding facilities. Child providers Training and advice service. Parental upbringing information service. The act is structured ...

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Internal and External Impacts on Child Development

21 Nov 2017

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The expected pattern of children’s development is as follows. The development of children should be viewed in a holistic way each child is unique and will develop in their own way. Physical Development 0 -3 years. This is a time of fast physical development . New born baby’s have little control of their bodies at first it is reflex movements eg. Sucking , grasping. In the ...

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Legal Requirements and Frameworks for Childcare

21 Nov 2017

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Precious Toe Ngwu   Task 1- Summaries the current legal requirements for those working children. This should include reference to 6 learning goals and how they could be implemented in a child care setting. Current legal requirements for those working with children whether in the home setting, work place, school or other local authorities has be set out in the children's Act 2006 which ...

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Importance of Toys in Child Development

21 Nov 2017

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Toy’s And Development Bella Coreas   Toys are fun and any child, no matter the age, will attest to that. Toys have the potential to teach in many ways as well as play a positive role in a child’s educational, social, emotional and physical development. “Play is the mechanism by which children learn how they experience their world, practice new skills, and internalize new ...

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Psychological Perspectives on Children’s Behaviour

21 Nov 2017

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THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES AS APPLIED TO THE UNDERSTANDING OF CHILDREN’S BEHAVIOUR The main psychological perspectives as applied to the understanding of the development of children’s behaviour are; behaviourist, cognitive, social, psychodynamic, humanistic, cognitive and the developmental perspective. The behaviourist perspective is the influence of the outer environment on children’s behaviour. It discards the idea that children pass through set developmental stages or milestones. But are ...

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Observation of a Child | Methods and Findings

21 Nov 2017

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Introduction This assignment has given me the opportunity to facilitate the development of my research skills using observation techniques on a focus child, and gathered inclusive resources to design and implement appropriate educational program to assist and meet the development and learning needs of the child. The real identity of the child will not be mentioned and the any information that will be collected in this ...

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Role of Play in the Curriculum

21 Nov 2017

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Assignment Three Task 1. Examine the statutory requirements for children to identify the role of play in the curriculum. What is the role of play in the curriculum? Justify your arguments using evidence from the statutory requirements. Task 2. Analyse the potential for play based development across the range of non-statutory contexts. Identify a range of non-statutory contexts eg. playgroups, day nurseries, child-minders etc. and ...

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Importance of Planning in Childcare Environment

21 Nov 2017

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Vanessa Clare Every child is born unique; they have their own characteristics, personalities and interest. They developes at different rates, but do follow a similar development pattern, i.e. one child may begin to walk 9 months whereas another child may not begin to walk until they are 17-18 months. There may be many factors that also come into the equation when a child is ...

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Behavioural Theories of Child Development

21 Nov 2017

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Alyshea Davies Child development and welfare Development and child rearing 2.1 – Explain the extent to which conditioning has been used in the shaping behaviour The method shaping is involved in calculated reinforcement which is behaviour trained to them by the trainer. The trainer rewards them for crude approximations of a desired action. One the trainer then rewards then with a behaviour reward this is one ...

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Development of Four Year Old | Observational Study

21 Nov 2017

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INTRODUCTION TO CHILD DEVELOPMENT Felicia Heong Shin Nin Yvonne Michelle a/p Stephen Das ( ) Ahmad Syazwan ( )   Acknowledgements This book is the result of research on 4 year old children development. The purpose of this book is to share the knowledge and experience collected in the period of time given. I was stimulated by the different milestones a child goes ...

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Individual Needs of a Child

21 Nov 2017

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Alysha Lloyd Early Years Level 3 Unit 1 – A Unique Child It is very obvious that all children can learn, but not all children learn in the same way, at the same time or at the same rate - learning is an individual process and therefore not every child will be learning in the same way or at the same rate. To help ...

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Influences on Child Stages of Development

21 Nov 2017

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Samra Saleem Unit 2: Understanding and Promoting Children’s Development In this assessment I will be describing the expected pattern of children’s development. I will be analysing how personal and external factors can influence a child’s development, the reasons why children’s development may not follow the expected patter and why early intervention is important when delays in development are suspected. Children’s development will usually follow ...

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Adolescent Sexual Development

21 Nov 2017

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Kari Svendsen   Abstract: This paper touches on the importance of providing public awareness and education to our educators, parents, and students so that we reduce the number of girls that have onset puberty. It also provides information on how we can teach parents to be supportive during adolescents, which can be a difficult and confusing time for students, which is more important than ...

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Stages of Development | 0-19 Years

21 Nov 2017

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Explain the sequence and rate of each aspect of development from birth – 19 years. The sequence of development refers to the expected pattern of development of a child from birth through to 19 years. Child development, in turn, refers to the biological, the physical and the emotional or psychological changes which take place within a time-frame as the individual passes through various stages or phases ...

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Childcare Management Systems | Literature Review

21 Nov 2017

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CHAPTER 2: LITERATURE REVIEW 2.0 OVERVIEW Literature reviews are conducted in order to fully understand a topic being researched about. By doing so, we could define and establish our area of study, as in my topic childcare management systems. Reviews are done on existing systems by explore how existing childcare or daycare centers management systems have been introduced, implemented and evolved. Comparisons of the systems are ...

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Assessment Strategies for Child Observation Study

21 Nov 2017

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Assessment in the ECE Curriculum – Assignment 2 My Belief I strongly believe that assessment is not just based on teacher’s observations and comments. Assessment has to be interactive, together with children and families, all of us will be actively involved in the process of documenting and analysing the information. As my school is inspired by Reggio Emilia, I also believe that documentation is important as ...

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Building Positive Relationships with Children

21 Nov 2017

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Jodi Allan Unit 3: Building Positive Relationships Task 1) All children deserve the best start in life, to be provided with endless support which will enable them to fulfill their potential and make the most of their individual talents and abilities as they continue to grow. Between birth to five years, children develop very quickly and their experiences through this time will have a major impact ...

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Social Impacts on Child Health

21 Nov 2017

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‘In the 21st Century social, economic and environmental factors are more important than biological disorders as causes of poor health in children.’ (HALL 2003) Critically analyse evidence including data drawn from authorised mortality and morbidity statistics to support or refute this statement. Evaluate the potential for success of two Intervention Strategies designed to reduce health inequalities. Introduction/1 Rationale Hall (2003) states, that ‘In the 21st Century ...

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Positive Communication in Pre-School Setting

21 Nov 2017

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Janet Murphy 1. Maintaining effective communication and avoiding any barriers It is essential to have effective and positive communication within a pre-school setting for the staff, the children and their families or carers in order to develop solid and caring relationships. It is important for pre-school managers to develop a strong working relationship with staff with effective communication. This will create a much happier ...

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Observation, Assessment and Planning Cycle in Childcare

21 Nov 2017

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Gurcharan Pall   Explain the observation, assessment and planning cycle. The process of effective planning observation and assessment is a vital factor in identifying children’s individual needs interests and abilities. In order to plan for their learning and development. This process has been recommended by Early Years (2013) and this involves the practitioners following a three step cycle which consists of planning, observation, ...

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Government Guidelines for Child Nutrition

21 Nov 2017

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MAGDA ZIMON GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES ON FOOD AND NUTRITION The UK Department of Health guidelines (May 2003) recommend breast feeding exclusively for the first six months, as this should meet all baby’s nutritional needs. Most babies should not need solid food before the age of six months. Milk is still the major food, it is very important to remember, when baby starting solids, that milk ...

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Developing a Challenging Environment for Children

21 Nov 2017

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Noshaba Jadoon   Q1: Explain how to organise a safe but challenging environment for children? The environment plays a major role in supporting children’s learning and development. While organizing a safe and challenging environment for children following factor should be consider: Health and safety; First and most important factor while setting environment to be considered is the health and safety of the environment, for ...

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Maintaining Communication in Nursery Management

30 Oct 2017

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In this unit I will be looking at how to maintain effective communication through a nursery setting with staff, parents and children. I will be going through the importance of staff appraisals and how records of staff should be logged and the reason for this. Disciplinary and grievance issues will be discussed as it is crucial to know the procedure of these in the unfortunate circumstances ...

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Rights of a Child with Disability

30 Oct 2017

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All childcare settings are forbidden from discriminating in anyway against disabled children when they apply for the school. All children should be made to feel accepted and welcomed; they should be offered the same opportunities as abled children. All children should have the opportunity to attend public or private school. Schools should adapt their setting to accommodate all children. This may mean that the setting may ...

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Benefits of Learning Through Play

30 Oct 2017

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Play is a very important part of a child's development, and can affect their development in a number of ways, there is a collection of principles that were formed to look at the value of play in nurturing a child's development, this is called the 'play Cycle'. It consists of the following stages . Metalude-This is when a child chooses the activity or toy that ...

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Legal Frameworks for Child with Disabilities

30 Oct 2017

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Outline the legal and regulatory requirements in place for children with disabilities or specific requirements. Every child has the right to be treated fairly no matter what their disabilities/circumstances are. It is against the law for Schools to treat a child discouragingly because of discrimination. Direct discrimination is when you actively discriminate against a child ie refusing a chid into the setting because of a disability/condition. ...

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Legal Requirements for Working with Children

30 Oct 2017

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To summarise the current legal requirements for those working with children. This should include reference to the 6 learning goals and how they could be implemented in a child care setting. History The Childcare Act 2006 became a law on 11 July 2006, and it is the first ever legislation exclusively concerned with early years and childcare, ‘according to‘: [1] “Northamptonshire.gov.uk“. This Act is concerned with ...

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Observations to Identify Child Needs

30 Oct 2017

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Planning, observation and assessment all contribute to supporting the learning and development of children. Careful observation can identify a child’s individual needs and interests and ensure that resources and activities are suitable for promoting further development. The early years recommends that practitioners follow a three-step cycle to effectively meet the needs of individual children. Planning Observation and Assessment. Write only what you see-this ensures accuracy. Write ...

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Evaluation of Data Protection Act in Childcare

30 Oct 2017

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Anna Karenina Magcamit 1.) Choose and evaluate four of the 8 Data Protection Act principles, providing examples of how these would be implemented in a child care setting. The importance of confidentiality and Data Protection for home based childcare When working in a childcare setting it is often inevitable to come across confidential information about children and families you are working with. Confidential information ...

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Observation of Child Play

30 Oct 2017

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Using observations of children at play in your setting, evaluate how you would scaffold the children’s learning in the future and improve the quality of play. Using a range of fully completed observations from placements (six in total), evaluate how you would improve the children’s learning experiences. Refer to expected “norms” of development (fully referenced) and explain how your knowledge of theories of child ...

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Causes of Childcare Policies, Initiatives and Laws

30 Oct 2017

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1. Introduction Childhood, the ten memorable years that fall between infancy and the onset of adolescence probably constitutes the most exciting period of a normal human life. Most men and women have the fondest memories of their childhood years, replete with a million discoveries, of new smells, sights, sounds, touches, and other delightful experiences, of times of safety, comfort, and security. While this is possibly true ...

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Government Roles in Supporting Parents

30 Oct 2017

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Introduction The unborn child influences the family and the environment which he or she will be born. In the later stage of pregnancy, the mother may have to decrease work's hours or give up in order to take rest more and even changing her diet and habits. After birth, the child unbelievably influences his or her parents' behavior , change of sleeping and eating pattern with ...

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The Blackburn Report | Analysis

30 Oct 2017

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1. Introduction The tragic death of thirteen year old Aliyah Ismail, caused by a methadone overdose in 1999, created waves of anguish through the United Kingdom. The resultant media uproar, the revelations about her life in care and descent into prostitution, and the specially commissioned report by social care worker and legal activist Maddie Blackburn, laid bare the heartbreak and misery of abused and distraught British ...

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Paramountcy Principle Analysis

30 Oct 2017

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Introduction Section 1(1) of the Children Act 1989 (CA) contains what is commonly referred to as the ‘paramountcy’ or ‘best interests principle’. The section provides: When a court determines any question with respect to— (a) the upbringing of a child; or (b) the administration of a child’s property or the application of any income arising from it,  the child’s welfare shall be the court’s paramount consideration. ...

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Developing the Literate Child

30 Oct 2017

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Introduction ‘Early-years educators relate what is being taught to what children already know. In order to extend each child’s learning they support and guide children through each new stage of learning. They know that the abilities and attitudes that young children develop in the early years are an important part of a life-long journey during which children will need to acquire all the language skills necessary to interpret, manipulate, control and organize ...

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Father's Rights in Childcare

30 Oct 2017

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In recent years the rights of Fathers has become a highly controversial issue. Groups such as father- 4-justice have embarked on hard-hitting campaigns that have attempted to expose discrimination within British Law and the judicial system against the rights of men to have access to their children after divorce. British law, it is argued, is both unequal in this regard and damaging to the welfare of ...

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Child Poverty Dynamics in Seven Nations | Paper Analysis

30 Oct 2017

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Task: to evaluate the research design, methods of data collection and analysis, and any other ethical or philosophical issues that arise in the specified research paper. Introduction This assignment will focus on the working paper entitled Child Poverty Dynamics in Seven Nations (Bradbury et al, 2000). It will identify and analyse the research design, methodology, data collection and analysis contained within the paper. There will also ...

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Framework for Safeguarding Confidentiality in Children

30 Oct 2017

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"When dealing with adults who lack capacity and children, a medical professional often has to make a difficult choice between safeguarding confidentiality and making disclosures to protect the particular patient's welfare". CRITICALLY DISCUSS the extent to which the legal framework has so far succeeded when addressing the balancing exercise referred to above and whether confidentiality for these groups of patients is sufficiently safeguarded. Introduction: ...

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Research Proposal: Child Attachment with Care Providers

30 Oct 2017

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Rationale The author has chosen to focus on the area of nursery care for children aged six months to five years, chiefly because it is an area of personal and professional interest, and because despite a wealth of research on parenting attachment, child development, behavioural development and the like, the field of study is still lacking in good, applied research which explores how children become acclimatised ...

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Policies for Child Protection

30 Oct 2017

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Introduction and Overview The concept of children having specific rights is of comparatively recent origin. Traditional perceptions of society towards children have for centuries held them to be emotionally, physically and intellectually immature, incapable of looking after their own selves and inadequately equipped to make their own decisions (Bronfrenbrenner, 1979). With children furthermore being regarded as little more than possessions of parents, (with no personal rights ...

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Bilingual Acquisition in Early Childhood

30 Oct 2017

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Are bilingual children two monolingual children in one? Discuss. Research into bilingual acquisition in early childhood has investigated whether infants and toddlers brought up in bilingual settings can be said to have a single language system during the initial stages of language acquisition or whether these early bilinguals develop two separate language systems from the start. If the latter can be shown to be the case, ...

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Stages of Child Language Acquisition

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A child starts to communicate with those around him/her since birth, although in the first few months this communication occurs on a non-verbal level. However, as a child develops physically, he/she gradually acquires language skills. Overall, child language acquisition begins from phonological development and proceeds to syntactic and semantic development. The aim of the present essay is to analyse three major stages of the first language ...

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Making Preschool a Supportive Environment

30 Oct 2017

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Childcare – Making A Pre-School Setting A Supportive And Safe Environment Introduction Section 1 explores the variety of pre-school providers and summarises the services they provide. Section 2 investigates how children develop. Section 3 examines the strategies pre-school providers need to implement in order to meet the requirements of the Foundation Stage Curriculum. Section 1 – Early Years: Where Your Child Can Learn There is a ...

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Impact of Alcohol Misuse on Parenting Capacity

30 Oct 2017

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Introduction: Alcohol and substance abuse has been found to adversely affect the ability of parents to attend to the emotional, developmental and physical necessities of children. Several governmental and health policies have provisions of services to support parents who engage in substance misuse or neglect children (NHS, 2005). Most research focus on the implications of mothers using drugs and the usual treatment method is counselling or ...

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Effectiveness of Play Based Learning on Thinking Skills

30 Oct 2017

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The effectiveness of play-based learning in developing thinking skills in young children. There is wide-held support for the thesis that a play-based curriculum will directly enhance cognition in young children. The effectiveness of play-based learning is founded on the pedagogical applications of the theories of Jean Piaget and Lev Semenovich Vygotsky. Both theorists wrote about the importance of play in the world of children and recent ...

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Early Intervention for Child with Visual Impairment

30 Oct 2017

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Discuss the role of early intervention for children with visual impairments   Introduction The whole area of visual impairment is a complex and difficult field. Children may either be born with a degree of visual impairment or they may acquire visual impairment at some stage after birth. Some defects may be comparatively obvious and easily detectable other may be very subtle and not obvious for some ...

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Child Language Development Case Study

30 Oct 2017

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Introduction This paper explores a case study with one family with a child displaying slower language development, examining the case in the light of well-known theories around child development. These theories, which include scientific approaches, social approaches, and applied approaches to understanding and supporting child development, are evaluated in the light of the existing literature and in relation to health visiting practice. The Case Child A ...

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Recommendations for the Children Act 2004

30 Oct 2017

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The Children Act 2004 created the office of "Children's Commissioner". If you were to be appointed to this office, which changes and innovations would you propose to the law and policy relating to children and the family to ensure that your function is fulfilled? How would you justify such changes and innovations? Introduction The Children Act 2004[1] was the product of a Government consultation exercise informed ...

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Code of Ethics in Childcare

30 Oct 2017

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Ethical dilemma Ethical dilemma is a situation involving issues of right and wrong, duties, or obligations that have more than one defensible resolution, each of which can be justified in moral terms. It makes us think to choose what is right and wrong. Early childhood educators are faced with daily ethical dilemmas and moral conundrums that challenge our view of ourselves and the support we offer. ...

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Changing Nutritional Requirements for Children

30 Oct 2017

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HEALTH PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT UNIT Ubah A adan 1. The food for babies in the United Kingdom is normally set on particular guidelines, which must be followed in order for the babies to develop in a normal and healthy way. The First six months. Infant normally feed on breast milk or infant formula. For the first six months breast milk is most nutritious and highly recommended. ...

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Areas to Support Children’s Learning and Development

30 Oct 2017

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Supporting Children’s Learning and Development Children are developing all the time and their learning reflects this, so, for example, when a child can pull themselves up they can suddenly reach things they couldn’t before or when they learn new words they begin to label objects such as ball or drink. The revised EYFS uses the term Learning and Development to describe seven areas of learning. These ...

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Risk Management in Childcare Services

30 Oct 2017

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Adults are faced with a dilemma: on the one hand, children need opportunity to become competent risk managers; on the other, adults have the responsibility to keep them safe. Critically assess whether this dilemma can be managed within the delivery of services for children. Risk management has become a high concern in childcare services. Increasing changes in policies and procedures to ensure that risks are minimized ...

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Health and Safety in a Childcare Setting

30 Oct 2017

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Analyse the working practices that need to be in place in the nursery setting to ensure that children are protected. In every nursery setting there should be a practiced working pattern and a setting. For example there should be practise of food hygiene, safeguarding and health and safety. These are very important because children will be on the safe side. Health and safety - In this ...

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Phases of Child Development

30 Oct 2017

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Joanne Boyden Children are individual and unique; however most will follow a similar pattern of development with some variation in reaching of milestones. Child development can be divided into five different, but very much interlinking areas. Physical development looks at how children develop physically. This can be split into fine motor skills such as drawing, writing, gross motor skills such as kicking a ball ...

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Understanding And Promoting Children’s Development.

30 Oct 2017

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A child's development usually follows an expected patten, although children do develop at different rates but this usually follows a pattern. There are five key areas to keep in mind when working with children to help and identify if a child requires additional support. Keeping in mind development in a holistic way (the whole rather than parts of something). Physical Development This looks at a child’s ...

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Impact of Speech, Language and Communication Difficulties

30 Oct 2017

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Language is the vehicle for most learning, so when a child has speech, language and communication difficulties it can affect the development of the child’s cognitive, social and emotional wellbeing. The level of development problems will vary depending on the severity of the problems and the support that the child receives. All children can benefit from some support in speech, language and communications because of how ...

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Issues of Childcare in Contemporary Society

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Kiran Buttar Unit 11 History of the child Task 1 : Using knowledge and understanding gained from study of this unit, together with independent research complete the following: Outline the history of the child including key events which mark significant changes in a child’s existence, together with description of example context of childhood Through independent research and demonstration of knowledge and understanding from ...

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Promoting a Healthy Environment for Children

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Contents (Jump to) Introduction Task 1: The Principles Underpinning the Rights of Children to a Healthy Lifestyle and Environment 1.1 Legislation that Supports Children Rights to a Healthy Lifestyles 1.2 The Concept of Global Rights in Relation to Children’s Health and Well-being Task 2: The Factors that Affect the Health of Children 2.1 Influence of the Wider Environment on the Lifestyle of the Children 2.2 The ...

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Childcare Staff Research: Meeting Child Needs

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Introduction: I have chosen one area in my environment and that is the home corner in my setting. I have chosen this as Siolta standard 2 and standard 6 links to this particular area. Siolta standard 2 is enriching environments and according to this the home corners should be safe and adaptable for the children and should be stimulating for each child’s development. The equipment should ...

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Impact of Child Protection Regulation on Practices

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Introduction: Supporting children means working for the development of the care systems, development of the education of the of the children around the world. Saving children from the disability problems and making an environment of nondiscrimination of gender and other aspects. Through giving supports to the children for expressing their opinions and views freely we can support the children. There are several legislative policies and procedures ...

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Play and Learning in Children's Education

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Introduction Learning to play is necessary for a child's academic and emotional progress. Play can assist a child work out conditions in their surroundings, such as social activities in a group. Additionally, board games help to teach reading, rules, counting and other learning related skills. Block Building, Clay and other creative "Hands on" activities assists a child see how "Things work". Several engineers started their "Careers" ...

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UK Government Guidelines on Food and Nutrition

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“Nutrition is the term used for the science or study of food and how the body uses the constituent s of food” (Carolyn C., Food Nutrition and How the Body Works, P.23) Children require the right amount of vitamins and minerals to promote healthy development, therefore the UK government has set guidelines for babies and children’ food consumption to promote healthy development. The Food Standards Agency ...

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Policies to Support Care Needs of Children

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Introduction: Children are the future social vigor of any nation of the rondure as they will footing the leadership of the country. On perspective of the fact, they must be well qualified for captivating the nation to a better one place around the globe. But at present their safety provided by the surroundings environments is a question in mark. Children is not provided with due care ...

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Functions of Child Learning Through Play

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In New Zealand, play is considered as an important aspect of children’s learning especially in Early Childhood Education. Dockett and Fleer (2002) explain that Play is considered as a potentially powerful medium for learning and a strong experience for those involved in it. According to Oliver and Klugman (2002), “play is the way a child explores his world, builds skills and exercises his imagination and learns ...

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Contribution of Schools to Child Health and Wellbeing

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Critically discuss the contribution that schools can make to children’s health and wellbeing. As a society we want the best for our children to enable them to grow and develop into healthy human beings. Looking at their wellbeing gives an overview of the person as a whole and their identity in society, and how we can ensure that they are given the best start in life ...

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Working with Children with Special Educational Needs

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Alison Carr   Children with Disabilities or Specific Requirements Today, mainstream schools educate numerous children with specific educational needs or disabilities. For some time it has been enshrined in our domestic law that children with such needs should not be discriminated against and have the right to be treated fairly. Every child has the right to an inclusive education. The Legal and Regulatory Requirements ...

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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Child Rights

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Assignment one Discrimination of others can occur for a number of reasons, and to a number of different people. Individuals may be discriminated against obviously and deliberately, known as direct discrimination. People can also be discriminated against indirectly. Indirect discrimination comes about when specific actions or practices meant for all are inadequate for an individual, which can then cause discouraging effects (Equality law, no date). Children ...

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Supporting Child Learning and Development

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Supporting children`s learning and development Children's learning and development plays a very important role in their lives. This is the foundation of their lives. It is important to teach the child and promote his / her development. Development and learning consists positive relationships and enabling environment. Children's learning is divided into two parts. The first one is the prime learning areas, while the second is the ...

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Implementing Legal Requirements for Working with Children

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Nichola Chapman Summarise the current legal requirements for those working with children. This should include reference to the 6 learning goals and how they could be implemented in a child care setting. Every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support that enables them to fulfil their potential. Children develop quickly in the early years and a child’s experiences ...

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Use of ICT in Primary School Classrooms

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Introduction: This chapter outlines the foundation for the researcher's topic area. This will be a summary of multiple pieces of literature the author has analysed to answer the question set out. The chosen area is the use of ICT-Information Communication Technology in infant classes in primary schools. This section will begin by looking at what is Information Communication Technology (ICT). The author will give a brief ...

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Barriers for Parent Engagement in Childcare Services

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Critically discuss the barriers that parents may face in engaging with one area of the children’s services. What role can practitioners play in overcoming some of these barriers? Parents and practitioners trying to access help for children with disabilities face many barriers when engaging with children’s services. While changes have happened in society over the past number of years it can still be said that there ...

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Impact of Illness and Disability on Child Learning

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Assignment 5 1. Describe a range of chronic illnesses and physical difficulties that children may experience, explaining how chronic illnesses and disabilities can impact on children’s learning and development. You should make reference to how the setting can adapt their practice to support children’s learning and development and identify the professionals that may be involved in supporting children with chronic and physical disabilities. All children will ...

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Importance of Parental Involvement in a Child's Education

20 Oct 2017

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Partnership with Families and the Community Individual Assignment. INTRODUCTION: Children are the foundation of sustainable development. The early years of life are crucial not only for individual health and physical development, but also for cognitive and social emotional development. Young children need the support from a caregiver and from the parents so that they can feel secure within the preschool environment. Parental or family involvement in ...

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Statutory Requirements for Childcare

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MARY MCALLISTER The Early Years Statutory Framework is mandatory for all early years providers, who LEGAL force by an order made under section 39(1)(a) of the Childcare Act 2006. The safeguarding and welfare requirements are given LEGAL force by regulations make under the section 39(1)(b) of the Childcare Act 2006. Ofsted has regard to the Early Years foundation Stage (EYFS) in carrying out inspections ...

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Impact of Cushioned and Ball Chair on Classroom Behaviour

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The Impact of Air Sit Cushioned and Ball Chair on Classroom Behavior of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Nader Matin Sadr1, Hojjat Allah Haghgoo2, Sayyed Ali Samadi3, Mehdi Rassafiani2, Enayat Allah Bakhshi 2 1. Ph.D Candidate of Occupational therapy 2. PhD 3. Ph.D University of Ulster Abstract Introduction: Educational achievements are disturbed in autistic students because of their repetitive restlessness and ...

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Working with Children with Special Educational Needs

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The Legal and Regulatory requirements that are in place for children with disabilities. Legal and regulatory requirements are in place to help children with disabilities or special educational needs against discrimination. The specific laws and regulations in place are; The Equality Act (2010), Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice (SEND)(2014), The United Nations Convention on the rights of the child (UNCRC) and The united ...

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Areas in the Early Years Foundation Stage

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Building positive relationships To build a positive relationship with a little person is not always easy. Some people are really opened and easy to get along with but then some are uncommunicative so they would rather be alone and do their own thing than play and talk to others. Also, children’s behaviour is unpredictable, you just never know what is behind the corner. That is why ...

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Development of the ECCE Sector in Ireland

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Morey, Luke Contents (Jump to) Introduction Historical development of the ECCE sector in Ireland Provisions for ECCE ECCE Scheme DAI Child benefit - welfare Public Health Nurses - Health Equal opportunity legislation and mention at least three items of legislation and relevant to children Show how you maintain a quality ECCE environment that complies with relevant ...

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Regulations and Policies for Children with Disabilities

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All children with disabilities have the right to be treated fairly and equally to children without disabilities. As of December 2002 schools are required not to treat disabled pupils less favourably for a reason relating to their disability and to take reasonable steps to make sure they are not placed at a disadvantage to those whom are not disabled. It is against the law for schools ...

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Stages of Child Development for Home Childcare

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Serving as a home- based child care provider is an important job, one that requires hard work, creativity, flexibility, and genuine concern for children and their families. In California, there are several types of home based child care settings, including family, friend, and neighbour care that does not require a license; Family child care homes licensed by the state; and licensed settings that are also accredited ...

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Importance of Effective Communication in Nursery Environment

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Explain why it is important to maintain effective communication within the nursery environment mentioning the barriers that may be experienced by some staff members Maintaining effective communication? I believe that it is important to maintain effective communication as this is the channels in which the nursery will be run. Effective communication is a two way process which can be verbal or written. Managers must firstly know ...

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Pattern and Sequences of Child Development

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Introduction Before birth, after and until adulthood children grow and develop continually. They follow an expected pattern of development to reach a stage to the next. However, we observe that each children develop at their own pace of time. With some children there may be delays in their pattern of development. In general, the pattern is seen in the growth of the body from head to ...

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Positive Working Environments for Children

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Introduction “To be included is to experience belonging.” Lancashire County Council (2010) The aim of this assignment is to explain and examine how the staff within a setting ensures a positive working environment for the child. The practitioner will demonstrate an up to date and working knowledge of principles, policies and practices of inclusion. The practitioner will also discuss how parents and multi-agency team’s maybe involved ...

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