1.1. Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationships with children, young people and adults.
Communication the ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions accurately, one of the many different aspects to a practitioner’s role when supporting children’s learning skills. Communication involves listening, questioning, understanding and responding using them to interact with children, their families and your colleagues. When communicating with young children attentive listening is very important as some children’s needs might be better understood by what they don’t say but by the feeling their facial expression show or body language express. Body language and facial expressions will also help in understanding the child’s feelings. Tone of voice, volume and clear pronunciation are the main principles of communication using these correctly can express all matters of emotion such as when praising a child using a sincere tone of voice will reinforce this action. When working with mature young people try to communicate at they level and try to avoid physical contact with them. Always maintain eye contact and interest, responding to what they are saying and treat them with respect and courtesy. Remember always be formal when in school.
As a practitioner working in any child care setting we will be communicating with parents on daily basics and we will be more likely to exchange information to each other if we have positive relationships. Parents and adults who come in to the school more likely to give support if communication is effective. If parents have some concerns about their child, we should take them to a private place and discuss with them in a professional manner.
1.2. Explain the principles of relationship building with children, young people and adults.
The principle of relationship with children,