Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion
1.1 Explain what is meant by:- Diversity-Equality-Inclusion
When children involve all these in the nursery they are able to progress in all areas of their development, in an environment that is supportive.
Diversity strengthens a community. All children are different and have different social and cultural backgrounds; they also have families that have different life styles. When looking into diversity within the society it helps to understand the individuality of every child, like the EYFS ‘A Unique Child’.
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Inclusion is the opposite of discrimination.
All children and families are gaining from what the nursery has to offer on them being equal. Making sure that all children and families can be part of the nursery is promoting positive attitudes to diversity.
The nursery has a wide range of children and families from all cultures.
Be able to work in a inclusive way
2.1 Explain how legislations and codes of practice relating to equality, diversity, and discrimination apply to own work role
The way people speak to each other in society is regulated by the laws, which says what is appropriate and inappropriate behaviour.
Laws will not be able to change people prejudice attitudes or change the way they think, but they are important in reducing discrimination.
The ‘letter of the law’ will need interpretation to make it usable in real situations. Every nursery should have policies about the way staff promote equality and inclusion.
All children have rights which are in the United Nation’s Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989). The UK Government ensured that all children in the UK are protected through the law.