• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

Promoting Inclusion

Extracts from this document...


Promoting Inclusion In this assignment I will discuss how the practice in children's settings and services promotes the equality of opportunities, inclusion and rights of children. I will then use examples from the work placements I have undergone to explain the practices used to promote equality. P5, M3. There are many ways in which a child care or education setting can incorporate inclusive practices and strategies into their day to day services. In educational settings there are the inclusive teaching strategy and the inclusive curriculum which can be used to provide equal access to opportunities within the setting. For the setting to integrate inclusive teaching in their practice they must be aware that this is a legal requirement under many pieces of legislation such as the Special Educational Needs Acts, Disability Discrimination Act, the Education Act and the Equal Opportunities Act. Inclusive teaching delivers the taught information in a variety of methods to suit all learners and their learning styles; for example using visual, auditory and kinaesthetic (VAK) ...read more.


By making the curriculum state the key learning points it is easy for the teacher to see what the aim of the lesson should be. When planning the lesson around the curriculum they should plan including differentiation needed to make it inclusive and meet any additional needs or requirements, even if there are none known in the class so that the teacher can deliver the learning or activity to suit all levels of ability and aspects of diversity having considered these. D2. When working with children in a care, education or family setting considering barriers to communication is a necessity as effective communication between the child, their family and the setting is vital. It will be an advantage to the setting if they have a multi-disciplinary team of practitioners who have an awareness of children's additional needs whether these are physical disabilities, learning difficulties, cognitive disorders, language barriers or behavioural problems. This would be beneficial as it may mean that less external agencies are needed to help include the child within the setting and may prove more cost effective. ...read more.


Some parents may feel uncomfortable involving an interpreter as private issues may be discussed during meetings with childcare professionals. Where a qualified interpreter is required but cannot be sourced it is in the best interests of the setting that a person known to the family is not used to translate as this could result in implications as they may add concerns of their own which the parents have not expressed. D2. To promote inclusion practitioners and settings must also consider that a child or their parent may be deaf and only communicate by sign language. Methods of overcoming this barrier include finding an British Sign Language interpreter to help communication between the practitioner and the parent or child. If the child is deaf it may be an advantage to the setting if a number of practitioners were to learn sign language. This will assist with communication between the child, parents who are deaf, prospective children along with their families and the professionals although fluent communication could still prove to be difficult. Another negative aspect of this proposal is that it will be time consuming and financially inconvenient for practitioners to be trained or taught British sign language. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Miscellaneous section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Miscellaneous essays

  1. Effective Practice in safeguarding Children within a Multidisciplinary Approach.

    Act 1989" The Green Paper, 'Every Child Matters' "sets out the government's proposals for reforming the delivery of services for children, young people and families" Every Child Matters Summary (2003p3). This became a 'statutory guidance' due to the enquiry into the death of Victoria Climbie by Lord Laming (2003).

  2. Customer experience management in UK higher education

    The report Dearing Committee defines the situation when he says that in the future, successful societies are learning societies, with heavy reliance on higher education. "The growth of higher education in the last ten years has contributed greatly to creating a learning society that is, a society in which people

  1. A2 English language and literature coursework

    Antony's use of blank verse creates a divergence, an attempt to identify himself with the audience.

  2. Investigating The Use of Pectinase

    This in turn will affect the production of juice during the experiment and hence give different volumes of juice produced in a fixed time. In order to decide what type of concentration to use, I will firstly conduct a pilot test.

  1. Children are active in constructing their own learning.

    From a behaviourist perspective children are passive in their learning. Passive learning is the term often used when a person takes in what they are taught. Behaviourist theories believe that we can shape a child's behaviour through rewards and punishments.

  2. Physical preparation and fitness for the uniformed services

    You will not develop cardiovascular disease if you only have a risk factor, but the more risks you have the more likely you are to increase the risks compromising your heart health. Physical inactivity increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by 50%.

  1. Creative Piece - Cheating Death

    I cannot find you. The real you, the Truth. It's hiding who you are, deep down there, in that transgression of hope. Through all the lies I desperately seek for the empty teardrops.

  2. Modest Proposal

    Another way Swift grabs the readers' attention is by making stark contrasts between the rich and the poor. He says, "I grant this food will be somewhat dear and therefore very proper for landlords, who, as they have already devoured most of the parents, seem to have the best title to the children."

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work