Task A 1 (ref 1.1)
Working in partnerships with -:
Child development officers
SALT – Speak and Language Therapist
EYTA – Early Years Teaching Advisor
Other settings – Primary teachers
SENCO – Special need co-ordinator
Chef/Kitchen – allergies, food requirements, vegetarian
EAL Worker – English Additional Language
Parents and carers
It is important to work in partnership with parents/carers because they’ll feel supported, included in the child’s progress and ability. Also they’ll feel that their comments, opinions are being accepted and valued. Working in partnership with the parents/carers will also support, improve and maintain communication within the whole family.
Multi – Disciplinary Teams
They work with other services such as children’s centres, social services and someone working in a voluntary organisation. Working in partnerships with Multi-Disciplinary Teams is also important as they encourage everyone who works and supports the child to think of the whole child. Also respecting roles and responsibilities.
Working in partnership with other professionals, can able us to support the child by gaining specialist advice about potential barriers, which may interfere with a child’s development.
Working in partnerships with our colleagues allows us to work together and communicate efficiently with regards to the child and shows continuity of care.
Task A 2 (ref 1.2)
The three relevant partners for communication and information sharing are primary teachers, chef/kitchen staff and Ofsted.
Task A 3 (ref 1.3)
The three characteristics that define an effective working partnership is that it builds a report, enables effective communication and allows decisions and ideas to be valued from all agencies, for