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Explain why it is important to communicate effectively with adults in the childrens care learning and development sector.

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  • Essay length: 633 words
  • Submitted: 27/11/2012
  • Awarding body: Edexcel (for A-levels)
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GCSE Health and Social Care

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Explain why it is important to communicate effectively with adults in the childrenâs care learning and development sector.

When early years workers are working with children it means that they will also have to work with adults whether it is the childrenâs parents, colleagues or other professionals. They need to be able to communicate effectively with all adults when they are in the early years worker role in order for everyone to work together with the interests of the child and their well-being being put first. Children are very good at picking up on peoples bad relationships and people who are communicating poorly when these people are close and important to them. This will make the children become unsettled and anxious when they sense the tension between two of the people that mean things to them.

Communicating with adults is very similar to communicating with children and some of the same things apply for adults as children. One of the things is that good communication is the basis of good relationships, as well as the fact that body language and other non-verbal communication is very powerful and

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