Essay about Cu1520: Promote Child and Young Person Development.

1789 Words Oct 15th, 2012 8 Pages
Explain the factors that need to be taken into account when assessing development.
When assessing a child you must be careful to take into account confidentiality before carrying out an observation you must have parents and the settings permission and not to leave confidential material lying around they must be secured in a locked cabinet. Only talk to authorized personal about confidential material. This confidentially can only be broken when a child is at real risk.

When carrying out observations you must take account of the child’s wishes and feelings if a child is upset or wants you to stop then you must stop.

Ethnic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds when we asses
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To accommodate this early years setting have to plan effectively and everyone within the setting needs to be organised. * Personalised and inclusive: it is required that early years settings to personalise the activities and play opportunities for children in ways that are inclusive. * Regulatory requirement met: all settings must meet the requirement of legislation. This will include compliance with the statutory framework of EYFS, health and safety legislation and also other legislation involving the safeguarding of children and their right. * Varied environment: the setting should be varied in the provision to as to maintain the children’s interest. * High quality policies in place and followed: the need for policies and procedures follows on from the need of settings to follow legislative requirements. Policies must be reviewed, updated and evaluated to check for effectiveness.

Explain how own working practice can affect children and young people’s development. * The adults in my own setting are aware of the development needs of the child. * Activities are specifically planned to support every child’s development. * There is always a balance of activity to engage children’s interest. * There is a balance between child initiated and adult initiated activities. * The balance of activity

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