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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: E1 and E2.
Statutory sector.
Statutory services are free as they are paid by for the government because they are compulsory. Examples of statutory services are healthcare services and schools because it is essential that the public is supplied with these services.

Randlay School is a service within the statutory sector because it is a public primary school where children have to go by law.

Randlay School supports the family by providing its services for free as it is funded for by the government. Randlay School supports children by giving them a safe, secure environment for them to work, learn and develop in in a variety of subjects, and as they follow the National Curriculum, these subjects are Science, English, Maths and P.E. Parents are kept informed about their child's development within the school through parents evenings.

Voluntary sector.
People who work within vol...(short extract)

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  • Subject: Education
  • Course: Diploma in Child Care and Education CACHE Level 3
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 4182
  • Date submitted: May 15, 2014
  • Date written: November, 2013
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