Understand how to monitor children and young people’s development and interventions that should take place if this is not following the expected pattern.
Explain how to monitor children and young people’s development using different methods.
Assessment Frameworks. Early Years Foundation Stage gives a framework for assessing children using a variety of methods - in particular observation is primarily used. Assessing play is a useful exercise - this may involve interaction with a group or it may mean standing back. The observations are closely linked to planning because practitioners will be noticing development needs and interests.
Common Assessment Framework. This is used in a Social Care context when families have additional needs - they are assessed in all areas so that intervention can meet those needs where possible.
These are children and young people who, according to the judgement of practitioners, require extra support to help them achieve the
5 Every Child Matters Outcomes:
Enjoying and Achieving.
Making a Positive Contribution.
Achieving Economic Well-Being.
National Curriculum. Is also a framework for supporting learning. It establishes the subjects taught and the knowledge, skills and understanding required for each subject. It also sets standards for each subject, outlining targets that children should be encouraged to achieve. Additionally, the National Curriculum determines the assessment methods that are used to measure children’s progress.
Early Years Foundation Stage. Early Years foundation Stage gives settings information about monitoring and assessing children. The EYFS means that wherever your child is being cared for or educated between 0-5years they will be following the same set of principles, they will be offered a ‘principled play based approach to learning and development’. Young children learn best through play and Early Years Practitioners will be able to provide your child...