It is important to continually improve the knowledge and practise in the setting as an on-going process and to ensure the high standards are kept continuously up to date as children and practioners change. It is important to make sure that your business, including your staff, customers and suppliers, is legally protected. This will be done by ensuring that you meet the statutory laws and regulations that affect your business. This needs to be done in a legal format. They need to investigating current regulations and laws to do with setting and running a business. In the setting the practitioners need to take all the necessary steps to ensure they are keeping the children well and safe. The early years providers need to safe guard the children, ensure the suitability of adults who have contact with the children, promote good health, manage behaviour and maintain records and policies and procedures. The practitioners need to be continually progress through the career and are on the track they want to be and have the confidence to do this within their place of work. The children’s development needs to be continued through out there journey with the setting. This will be done by focused observations, scrappy observations, picture, art work and tracking the children using the E.Y.F.S.
There are many potential barriers to professional development that can stop the setting or the individual practitioner to do these:
Time- the practitioners may find that finding time to get away to do things can be tricky. This may then put the practitioner behind in their work which will then pile up and they are falling behind within the work place. Time is a crucial factor in personal growth and development, and many individuals lack enough of it. Between work responsibilities, childcare issues and just trying to survive on a day-to-day basis, you may find yourself lacking the hours necessary to devote to your own goals.
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