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1.1 - Identify different reasons why people communicate.
There are many different reasons why people communicate. One of these reasons is that you are allowing getting your own feelings and opinions across to another person. In my area of work it is very important that both child and teacher communicate between each other, working with a smaller age group could mean they are more likely to be at risk and need more care. For example a small child could be hurt and need to tell me how she/he is feeling or if they are in extreme pain. Communication is also a way of developing and learning.

1.2 - Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of work. Communication affects all aspects of my own work because we have to rely on this in order to grow in education and become more skilled at what we do. To be more successful you must have the right communication skills and be able to understand others. It is also important to communicate with other colleagues but different to what you would with a child, knowing what language and tones to use. Communication helps you so seek advice from other colleagues so that they can help you improve. I on a regular basis use my communication skills if i am unsure of what to do in an activity or even on how to approach a bad situation and what ways I should go about them.

1.3 – Explain why it is important to observe an individual’s reaction when communicating with them. It is important to observe an individual’s reactions when communicating with them because some individuals may find that they lack confidence when communication verbally. This could indicate that others could be misleading a situation. For example in my work placement (children ages 3) you will need to observe them, in some cases it may be that the child is not always telling a truth by looking to see if the child is laughing or looking away you can grasp the situation better. If they are hurt you can see how to approach the injury, if a child were...
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