Explain the Importance of Partnership with Parents for All Aspects of the Child Care Service

Assessment Criteria
The learner can:

|1. Explain the importance of partnership with parents for all aspects of the child care service                                                 |
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|The partnership with parents is very important good partnership with parents, as it is the key to making sure that the children in my care get |
|the best care available and are happy and settled in my setting.                                                                               |
|With the introduction of the Children Act in 1989 parents were given definite rights. This included being able to access information on their   |
|children’s progress and achievements in their setting and also a preference to parents as to which school they wanted their child to go to.     |
|Since the introduction of the EYFS in 2008, a clear framework has been put in place to foster partnerships between parents and all             |
|professionals, including child-minders, pre-schools, nurseries and schools.                                                                     |
|The relationship between parents and child-minders can be very close, parents will be coming into my home every day and it is important that I |
|put this on a professional footing by having a Parental Involvement Policy that clearly states how the partnership between the parents and I   |
|will work. I will welcome all parents into my setting and encourage their involvement in order to ensure their child is comfortable enough to   |
|flourish into confident, happy individuals.                                                                                                     |
|The partnership with parents starts with the first initial visit. I need to build a rapport with the parents by understanding their             |
|requirements both culturally, socially and any routines they...