Analyse The Role Of The Practitioner In Meeting Children's Learning And Childcare Case Study

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Section A: the role of the practitioner in providing play and learning opportunities.

E1- Collate evidence which describes the role of the practitioner in meeting children’s learning needs.

Case study 1 – Mark - a 2 year old boy
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Long term planning – Long term planning is a plan made by staff. All practitioners should be aware of how the daily routines and how the inside and outside environment provide children with opportunities for developing. The prime areas of learning and developing are personal, social and emotional development. It is recommended that a folder is kept containing proof of your long term planning this would include the routines, areas of the environment and activities or experiences that children enjoy on a regular, if not every day basis. Children gain a range of knowledge, skills and attitudes that children learn by taking part in a regular routine. Long term planning is a year ahead including celebrations and events, planning trips and topics for throughout the year. Long term planning are realistic targets that are set for a setting to meet by the end of the year. The long term planning would include making sure they had the correct amount of staff, ensuring they have all equipment and resources needed for activities and making sure that staff ratios are correct for the whole year. If this is not completed settings would be very unorganised as it is a guide to the up and coming year. Parents are also included in the planning and some settings even display the planning for parents to see. Medium term planning –Medium term planning is to plan for the month and it should reflect settling …show more content…
Planning should aim to improve the lives of all children. Society today is made up of diverse individuals of varying ages, sexes and sexual orientations, races and ethnic backgrounds, physical abilities, and faiths. Different people may have different needs and may disagree about priorities. It is only by early and effective engagement between all practitioners so that they serve that the best and most sustainable planning outcomes may be achieved. ‘Diversity’ is about recognising that people are individuals. Each person has characteristics that shape their unique identity, but some of these characteristics are also shared with others. Different people can have common over-lapping needs crossing group boundaries. However, it is a mistake to assume that all sections of society have identical needs and to make assumptions based on

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