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Supporting Teaching and Learning Level 3 Unit 301. Explain Why Effective Communication Is Important in Developing Positive Relationships with Children, Young People and Adults

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Level 3 Support Teaching and Learning 11/09/13 Unit 301 - Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults. Outcome 1 : To understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults. (1.1) Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children and adults. Working with children requires us to build relationships with them quickly, but also in ways that are professional. The quality of relationships that we have with children and young people has a huge effect on the way in which we can work with them. When children feel comfortable with us they can separate more easily from their parents and children are more likely to participate in the play and learning activities if they are secure emotionally. When children have positive relationships and feel safe and secure in their settings, they are less likely to show unwanted behaviour as we are able to recognise and meet their needs much more efficiently. In order for a child to feel safe and secure, there needs to be effective, positive communication in place at all times Effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults because this encourages cooperation between pupils, parents and colleagues. It helps provide a challenging and stimulating learning environment which is accessible to all pupils. Everyone will feel welcomed and valued; everyone is respected as an individual. And finally, this will ensure a considerate and caring attitude is demonstrated towards pupils. Within a school setting, I feel that one of the key ways to develop a strong and trusting relationship with the children in my care is to speak to them in an age appropriate way that shows them the correct grammar, pronunciation and tenses as well as tone. A Teacher or...