Samantha peat
TDA 2.3: communication and professional relationships
with children, young people and adults.
Oral questions.

1, know how to interact with and respond to children and young people.
1.1, describe how to establish respectful, professional relationships with children and young people.
* Give children the opportunity to put forward their ideas and provide children with opportunities to express themselves in their own time and using their own words, give children thinking time and talking partner’s time.
Give children your full attention when listening to them; this can be achieved through body language, facial expression, speech and gesture. Listening to children is the key to establishing a positive relationship; it is essential that teachers listen to children and then respond appropriately, these skills can be modelled to children through speaking and listening.
1.2, Describe with examples how to behave appropriately for a child or young person’s stage of development.
* If a child you are working with accidentally says a naughty word and you ask them where they heard it, no doubt they will say another adult. Without making too much of a big deal out if it get down to their level and calmly and quietly explain that we don’t use words like that and it can make other people feel hurt. One boy in my class said something that children should repeat; I asked him why he called this girl that name and how he would feel if she was the one calling him names. He told me he wouldn’t like apologised to the girl straight away.
Also behaviour is another factor with children; they will copy almost anything an adult does. When I started working in my class I found the children started sitting the same way as I do, so if I was sloughing in a chair they would do the same. By behaving in the proper manner the children will follow suit.
1.3, Describe how to deal with disagreements between children and young people.
* Everyone will have their own opinions,...