Integrated Child Care


Unit 1

•    Designing a curriculum plan
•    Tailoring the curriculum plan to meet children's developmental needs
•    Planning the use of resources and equipment
•    Developing a positive, anti-discriminatory curriculum
•    Using the wider environment when planning
•    Ensuring health and safety
•    Developing an individual learning plan
•    Working with others on learning plans
•    Recording individual learning programmes
•    Ensuring individual learning plans are flexible
•    Discussing learning programmes with children
•    Using weekly or daily planners
•    Preparing detailed plans
•    Encouraging children to be creative
•    Actively supporting children
•     Observing children
•     Using reinforcement and extension activities
•     Listening and responding to children
•     Involving parents
•     Evaluating your own performance
•     Producing written evaluations

 

Unit 2

•    Welcoming parents into the setting
•    Communicating with parents
•    Finding opportunities to talk with parents
•    Valuing parents
•    Passing on information to parents
•    Referring parents to other staff within the setting
•    Maintaining confidentiality
•    Passing on comments made by parents to colleagues
•    Settling-in policies
•    Working with parents to meet the child's needs
•    The importance of exchanging information
•    Information provided by the setting
•    Encouraging parents to seek information about the setting
•    Information about the nature and purpose of children's activities
•    Caring for children in ways that reflect their families' values and practices
•    Explaining emergency procedures to parents
•    Interactions with children when their parents are present
•    Help and advice which early years workers may need to give to parents
•    The early years worker's role in establishing and maintaining relationships with parents



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