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Child Development from Conception to Age 16 Years - development in the same areas across different ages. How to maintain confidentiality in observations.

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-Cache Level 3 Diploma Childcare & Education Unit 2 Development from Conception to Age 16 Years E1 Describe the development of children in a selected age range and in TWO areas of development. Cognitive Development for children aged three to five is highly important for the child's stage of development. According to www.onetoughjob.org children by the age of five should be able to tell someone their name, age, street and town which they live. They learn by observing and listening to others around them. Children at the stage will ask many question such as 'why' and 'how' being concerned about everything that's going on and what people are talking about. Social and Emotional development for children aged three to five is very important for every child's development in these are being met at this time of life as this is when they start to become aware of who they call their friends and who are is there all the time and who is not. They start to feel emotions for people around them in their everyday life. For example children at the age of three according to www.greatschools.org a child may like to play near other children but not join yet. This is called parallel play when children have not started to play together. Also according to this website children at the age of three do not cooperate or share well. On the other hand this site refers to how children at the age of five find friends important and seeks to play with others than to play alone. ...read more.


It's also essential that you do not talk to anyone other than those directly involved about concerns or what a child has told you. Maintaining their confidentiality protects them and their families from gossip. C1 E7 Analyse the issues, which are essential to confidentiality and objective observation. There are many issues which are essential to confidentiality such as when working with other professionals you are more than likely to hear judgements and comments that are not intended to be repeated outside of meetings or conversations. Documents may also be given to you which are a sensitive nature for example you should not disclose their contents and you must store them in a safe area. Keeping information stored in a safe place keeps other out of reach of reading the confidential information which may intrude individual lives, this stops the family from gossip and hurt. If a child's information happened to been read by someone other than people in the multi-agency approach or practitioners the child's family may feel let down and very disappointed. Policies and Procedures are the strategic link between the Company's Vision and its day-to-day operations. It's important because written policies and procedures allow employees to understand their roles and responsibilities within predefined limits. Policies & procedures allow management to guide operations without constant management intervention. It shows practitioners how and what way to do things which will stop prevent information being passed to someone who may not need to know, they also safeguard the practitioners as well. ...read more.


I would get to know the child better and understand how they learn. Through this I would have a better relationship with the child. The teachers would see how each individual is progressing and able to place children into groups according to their needs. They can also use this by feedback to parents how their child is developing. Parents can try to develop the child's difficulties at home through different types of activities. These difficulties can be resolved through short term and long term planning in the setting which is setting planned activities around that difficulty which makes it easier to exceed in the development. For example holding scissors while cutting paper may be a difficulty, maybe trying something softer such as play dough could help. B1 Reflect on the implications for practice of the assessment of children through observation. Observations are only of value if they have been carefully carried out and then time is spent evaluating and analyzing the information. According to 'how to observe children' which is a book written by S Riddall-Leech says that observations, assessments and decision making is a process which is very many professionals students and also parents observe as they want to know more about the child's development. On the other hand the reliability may not be correct as the child may not have tried their best on that observation as they may have been tired, upset, hungry and so on which may off had an effect on the child's reactions during the activity. A1 Evaluate the influence of theoretical perspectives on aspects that affect the development of children. ...read more.

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