Essay about Support Children to Achieve Their Learning Potential

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UNIT 27 (CYPOP13)

Support children and young people to achieve their learning potential

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Activity 1
(1.1, 1.2)
a) Look up the legislation that affects children or young people’s access to education and learning opportunities. Explain the main points in your own words.

Children’s act 2004 - Every Child Matters – Children, as well as being kept safe from harm should also be able to achieve their educational needs.

Education act 2006 - The act imposes various minimum standards for independent schools in areas such as health and safety and have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of pupils.
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At the warren we care for children that usually push any boundaries that are put in place but as a nurturing provider the warren is aware that children learn by making mistakes. Children who come to live at the warren often struggle in educational settings due to their inability to mix in with groups in a learning setting and their fear of failure, this usually results in negative behaviours that require the child to be removed from a typical educational setting. The warren is there to support the child to become more aware of their own behaviours and how they impact on their opportunities. We work closely with each child so that we can form good relationships and can openly discuss the reason for positive change.

d) How do you encourage children or young people to see how their learning experiences can be applied to other areas of life?

At the warren we are always striving to promote the children to have a positive outlook on their lives and a big part in becoming successful is learning new skills socially, emotionally an physically. We will encourage the child become involved in all parts of life to develop and fulfil the potential. Showing the child that we are all different and that this is acceptable we are giving them the confidence to be themselves and by learning that being understanding and adaptable in all walks of life they are showing they can develop and change their sense of who they are with each new
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