Self Awareness and Interpersonal Skills

1626 WordsJan 24, 20137 Pages
The following assignment is highlighting the importance of self-awareness and interpersonal skills within the early child care setting. The rights of the child within the ECCE. How to communicate effectively with children their families and other colleagues and how this benefits all involved. How being part of a team within the ECCE benefits and what regulations are put in place to ensure quality of education and the quality of the child care setting and facilities. Self-Awareness is the understanding of your own personality, behaviours, habits, emotional reactions, motivations and thought processes. Having this self-knowledge helps you to highlight your strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes feelings about certain topics and wants…show more content…
Visions and objectives of a team have to be clear and understood by all and everyone needs to be clear of their role and responsibilities within the team and if unsure should always communicate with others to clarify what is being asked of them. Being an effective member of a team leads to respect from all staff members and management. Examples of effective teamwork are to follow the facilities policies and procedures, attend staff meetings and training courses. Staff should be on time and be considerate of time keeping at the start/end of shifts or when taking and finishing breaks. Also accurate and prompt communication of all messages and report issues to room leader or facility manager as expressed in Course Notes (2013) Aistear is the early childhood curriculum framework for early childhood care and education. Its four main themes offer a way to plan for and support children’s learning and development so that they benefit from positive and enjoyable experiences in their early years. The four main points of Aistear is wellbeing, identity and belonging, communicating and exploring and thinking. NCCA (2009) BCCN (2013) describes sìolta as the national quality framework for early childhood education. It was designed to define, assess and support improvement of quality over all aspects of the ECCE setting which include full
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