Home Study Written Task
This task assesses learners’ understanding of how building trusting and effective relationships with children, young people and adults is an essential part of a support teacher's role. This unit explores ways to communicate in different situations and contexts and the importance of following procedures for confidentiality and information sharing.
You can either use the templates that follow to record your work, or produce your own. You will be assessed on your knowledge and understanding, through your assessor looking at your written records. All your research and written work should be stored in your Learner Pack alongside the task.
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Unit 1 Communication and professional relationships with children, young people and adults (F/601/3327)
Understand the principles of developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults
Understand how to communicate with children, young people and adults.
Good communication is pivotal when working with children, young people and adults to establish and maintain relationships. It is an active process that involves listening, questioning, understanding and responding. You should always communicate appropriately to match the stage of development, personal circumstances, and needs of the participant you are communicating with.
a Write a short paragraph (approx 100 words on each bullet point) that explains: why effective communication is important the principles of relationship building how different social, professional and cultural contexts may affect relationships and the way people communicate.
b Complete the template provided to explain: