It is important to be able to communicate on a one to one basis and in a group setting. Communication is a two way process and it isn’t just about the words we use but also about our manner of speaking , body language and the effectiveness of how we listen.
To communicate effectively we must take into account several factors, such as the age, needs, abilities and cultural aspects and be adaptable in order to reach a wider audience and be an effective communicator. Good communication is key to working with children, young people and adults. It involves listening, questioning, understanding and responding to what is being said.
There are several ways of communicating, including the use of technology, it is important to be aware that some children, young people and adults may not always understand what is being communicated to them and you should always ensure that you are being understood.
Types of verbal communication include:-
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No matter how well you get on with a child or young person you need to ensure that the children see you in a formal way and always need to be formal with them when in school. We need to be very clear in what we say, young people and children need us to communicate clearly what is expected of them so they too can learn to communicate well themselves. You shouldn’t try to complicate the language or give too long lists of instructions which will go on to make what you are saying more difficult to