Task Book for Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in schools Mandatory Units
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You don’t have to work this way. You can present your tasks in other formats if you wish as long as it demonstrates evidence of the knowledge and understanding.
NB: Please ensure that you refer to the unit additional guidance throughout the completion of these tasks.
The following units must be completed for achievement of the qualification.
Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults Knowledge skill
Schools as organisations
Support learning activities
Promote children and young people’s positive behaviour
Develop professional relationships with children, young people and adults Knowledge skill
Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people Knowledge skill
Support assessment for learning
Engage in personal development in health and social care or children’s and young people’s settings Knowledge skill
CYP Core 3.4
Support children and young people’s health and safety
CYP Core 3.1
Understanding child and young person development
CYP Core 3.3
Understanding how to safe guard the well being of children and young people Knowledge
TDA 3.1: Communication and professional relationships
with children, young people and adults
Unit aim: This unit provides the knowledge and understanding which underpins effective communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults.
1.1 Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults.
1.2 Explain the principles of relationship building with children, young people and adults.
1.3 Explain how different social, professional and cultural contexts may affect relationships and the way people communicate.
2.1 Explain the skills needed to communicate with children and young people.
2.2Explain how to adapt communication with children and young people for: the age of the child or young person
the context of the communication
2.3Explain the main differences between communicating with adults and communicating with children and young people.
2.4 Explain how to adapt communication to meet different communication needs of adults.
2.5 Explain how to manage disagreements with children, young people and adults.
3.1Summarise the main points of legislation and procedures covering confidentiality, data protection and the disclosure of information.
3.2Explain the importance of reassuring children, young people and adults of the confidentiality of shared information and the limits of this.