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Question: Unit 1 Introduction to Working with Children
Diploma in Child Care and Education CACHE Level 3

E1 Describe THREE (3) different types of settings which provide care and education for children in your area. This must include ONE (1) example from the:
• Statutory sector
• Voluntary sector
• Private sector

E2 Describe how EACH of the types of settings identified in E1 aims to support children and their families.

E3 Describe the main legislation in your country that supports the rights of children.

E4 Describe the recognised principles and values that underpin working with children.

E5 Explain the importance of valuing and respecting all children in the setting.

E6 Describe THREE (3) professional skills that will support your work with children.

E7 Describe how study skills can support your learning during your training.

E8 Include references and a bibliography.

D1 Explain why the practitioner should develop and maintain appropriate relationships with parents and other professionals.

D2 Discuss the characteristics of working in a multi-agency team.
C Explain why the early years practitioner should listen to children’s views and value their opinions.

B Explain why it is important that practitioners understand the limits and boundaries of their role when working with children.

A Reflect on the importance of a child centred approach in early years settings.

Answer: E.1 There are different types of settings providing care and education for children in Wiltshire such as; statutory, voluntary and private.
Statutory “these are services that have to be available by law, i.e. legislation has been passed which requires either the government or local authorities to provide them” (Tassoni, 2007 p.3) For example, schools. The government is legally obliged to provide schools and to pay money for local authority.
Voluntary “these are services provided by organisations such as charities where some or all of their funding comes from donations”(Tassoni, 2007 p.3) For example, Childline, as no legislations are required to enable voluntary to be created and are not regulated or inspected unless in a play group.
Private “these are profit-making services” (Tassoni, 2007 p.3) Private services don’t rely on government funding, they are provided i...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Cache Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 4276
  • Date submitted: September 28, 2012
  • Date written: November, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4279

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