Essay on Tda 2.4

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TDA 2.4 Equality and diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people. 1.1. Identify the current legislation and codes of practice relevant to the promotion of equality and valuing of diversity. Equality Act 2010 The Equality Act 2010 aims to protect disabled people and prevent disability discrimination. It provides legal rights for disabled people in the areas of: • employment • education • access to goods, services and facilities including larger private clubs and land based transport services • buying and renting land or property • functions of public bodies, for example the issuing of licences The Equality Act also provides rights for people not to be directly discriminated against or harassed because they have…show more content…
By making children feel valued and good about themselves. ? By ensuring that children have equality of access to learning. ? By making adjustments to the environment and resources to accommodate a wide range of cultures. ? By positively reflecting the widest possible range of communities in the choice of resources. ? By avoiding stereotypes or derogatory images in the selection of books or other visual materials. ? By celebrating a wide range of festivals eg Diwali and Eid. ? By creating an environment of mutual respect and tolerance. ? By having displays celebrating the multi-cuturalism of the school eg world flags? By encouraging positive behavior in children eg kindness and inclusion. ? By learning about different faiths and cultural practices as part of the curriculum. 2.1 DESCRIBE WAYS IN WHICH CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE CAN EXPERIENCE PREJUDICE AND DISCRIMINATION. Prejudice and discrimination are linked, however they are different terms, prejudice comprises of preconceived negative thoughts or beliefs about individuals who belong to a particular group, whereas discrimination is bigoted behaviour or action that is motivated by unfair beliefs. Both discrimination and prejudice can take a range of forms and can take place for a multitude of reasons and usually occurs through lack of knowledge and an understanding of diversity, every childcare professional must be conscious of the fact that a child or young person will experience some form of prejudice
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