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The Importance Of A Professional Workforce Working For Good Future Progress

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"Every child deserves the best possible start in life and the support that enables them to fulfil their potential" (DfE, 2014). INTRODUCTION In order to ensure that all children receive the "right foundation for good future progress" (DfE 2014 p.5), current Government policy holds equality and individuality at its ' core. The EYFS emphasises the need for a professional workforce working in partnership with parents and providing a focus on positive relationships, enabled environments and a unique child who is learning constantly (Early Education 2012). As one of the prime areas of the EYFS, Communication and Language forms "the basis for successful learning" (Dfe 2012 p.8) . In working with babies, we aim to provide a "rich language…show more content…
Just as a mother would, practitioners must show sensitivity to baby 's communication signals in order to achieve what Bowlby calls desirable: "a child who is developing a limited measure of self-reliance" as opposed to a child who has not received recognition of their needs who may present as "unhappy or anxious or difficult" (Bowlby, 1988, p.47). Sensitive attachments are both evidence of - and the basis for - good communication skills. In the earliest stages, communication is simply expressed through expression or emotion. After this initial stage, Bowlby suggests that although we may see the emergence of verbal communication - in secure relationships, much of our communication remains non-verbal. As such the sensitive acknowledgement of these early skills is essential in achieving good long-term outcomes (Bowlby, 1988, p.120) In practice, we do this by.... As professional practitioners, we need to be sensitive to young babies ' attachment needs but it remains good practice to also consider the needs of the parents or additional caregivers. (theory) Language Development for babies -understanding in advance of spoken (evidecne), Piaget 's constructivist theory suggests that all children pass through the same developmental stages in the same sequence. His belief that create their own learning by interacting with their environment assisted by the
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