Tda 2.5 Essay

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TDA 2.3 Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults.
Zoe Abson

Children and young people 1.1 Describe how to establish respectful, professional relationships with children any young people
To establish and maintain a respectful and professional relationship with children and young people in setting the Teaching assistant must always put the children first, never appear bored or uninterested, always encourage children and never make them feel like they have said something silly as this may make them reluctant to join in class discussion or turn to the teaching assistant for help. Body language is very important, if a child senses anger or unrest this may make the child not want to approach
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If is important for the adults to set a good example to the children.
Communicating with children, young people and adults in an educational environment is an important part of a professional relationship
3.1 Describe how communication with children and young people differs across different age ranges and stages of development
When communicating with babies and toddlers parents often use baby language I.e. choo choo for train and woof woof for dogs but this will not help them later on when the time comes to go to school, as they grow the need to be taught the proper words for things as it will make it more difficult when they start school and it will confuse them. In early years at school they concentrate on phonics, numeracy and literacy this helps them develop their language and mathematical skills and helps them for the rest of their school life. Each child has a different way of learning. The TA must be able to communicate with each child regardless of their learning abilities. Communication can differ among different ages and stages as the younger children may have difficulties such as speech problems which in older children this may have already been addressed.
3.2 Describe the main differences between communicating with adults and communicating with children and young people
The difference between communicating with adults, children and young people are adults are able to process information much more quickly and

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