Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people

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Level 2 Supporting Teaching & Learning in Schools
Unit 204 Equality, diversity and inclusion in work with children and young people
Name: Date: 7th February 2014
This assignment covers all outcomes for Unit 4
1.1 What are the laws and codes of practice that relate to the promotion of equality and the valuing of diversity? (Make a list).

Disability Discrimination Acts 1995 & 2005
Special Educational Needs and Disability Act 2001
Race Relations Amendment Act 2000
Human Rights Act 1998
Children Acts 1989 & 2004
Education Act 1996
Equality Act 2010
Carers and Disabled Children Act 2001
Every Child Matters 2005

1.2 Why is it important to support the rights of all children and young people to participation and equality of
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Diverse cultures in society should be recognised and reflected throughout the curriculum with regards to music, food, and music, to name but a few. By doing this demonstrates a valuing of their culture and supports all CYP’s to explore and understand different cultures to their own.

Outcome 2
Assessment criteria 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5.
Write notes about three imaginary children to outline how prejudice and discrimination might affect them and how you might deal with this.
Example 1.
Hamish is a 7 and is hard of hearing. He is a loner and finds it hard to make friends. He has difficulty understanding what is happening within the classroom and playground.
Approaches I would make to support inclusion and learning
Provide flashcards and more visual aids
Introduce a ‘buddy’ scheme whereby other pupils assist him
Educate the CYP’s about his disability via the British Deaf Association, perhaps, talking within the school
Liaise with the parents as to how they may know of ways to help, as they will already have strategies in place at home
Liaise with the SEN teacher

Example 2.
Maria is 9 and is a traveller. She is new to the school and this is the sixth school she has been to. She is very behind in education due to her moving around. She has a strong accent making it difficult for others to understand her and appears to have been isolated.
Approaches I would make to support

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