Identify the key aspects of current legislative requirements and codes of practice relevant to your subject and the type of organisation within which you work.
At Heathercroft we must follow current laws and legislation. We must ensure quality and consistence within the regulations. In order for all staff to meet its requirements Heathercroft have a number of policies and procedures failure to follow these procedures could lead to disciplinary action.
Many of the current legislative requirements must be used by the Education sector. These are as follows: • The Children Act (1989) – strategy for improving children's lives and states and adults/children are of central importance. • Education Act (2002) - raises standards, promote innovation in schools and reform education law. • Race Relations Act (1976) – states it is unlawful for an employer to treat employees less favourably because of their colour, race, or ethnicity. • The Sex Discrimination Act (1975) – states is it unlawful; for an employer to discriminate against an employee because of their gender. • Data Protection Act (1998) – states all personal information must be protected especially when stored on computers. • Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) – ensures the safety and welfare of every person using the premises. • Every Child Matters – gives every child the support they need whatever their background or circumstances through professionals working together. • UN Convention –gives all children a set of comprehensive rights. • The Disability Discrimination Act 1995-actively promotes equality for disabled learners.
We must follow the statutory framework code of practice. This sets out standards that must be met in order to provide care for children and adults Under this framework most of the above legislative is included to provide consistently within our company. Looking at the wider implications all educational arms that deliver any form of training and...
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