TDA 3.1: Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults. 1. Understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults.
2.1 Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults.
Positive relationships= Relationships that benefit children and young people and their ability to participate in and benefit from the setting.(pg 2, Supporting teaching and learning in schools. L Burnham. B Baker.)
To create and work on positive relationships in schools, you need to show and role model effective communication in conversations with other adults and the way you approach other adults…show more content…
Asking children to repeat back to you is one way of knowing that they understand, what you or the teacher has asked them to do. 2.3 Explain how different social, professional and cultural contexts may affect relationships and the way people communicate.
When working in school and speaking to others you need to be aware of others and be considerate towards their feelings, thinking about the way we communicate in different situations in school. Different ways you communicate depends on where you are in the school setting such as meetings, talking to a parent, talking in the staff room at dinner time and talking to the children. In all situations you need to be aware and read the schools policy for communication and make sure you follow it in school at all times. Communication in school could be speaking face to face, talking on the phone, letter, fax or email. We need to keep in mind the way we communicate with others and the way we present ourselves and the use of our body language and who we are communicating to. Make sure you bend down to a child’s eye level, make eye contact, but also remember that this may be uncomfortable for some, such as a child with additional needs or speech impairment. We can change the way we communicate with these children or adults by using picture cards or notes. The different cultures may communicate differently; you need to be aware of this. 2. Understand how to communicate with