Tda 2.3 Lo 1.1, 1.3 &1.4

LO 1.1

At the school I work, in order to achieve respectful and professional relationships with children, I would always speak calmly, adapt my behaviour and communication skills by using open body language, listening skills and good eye contact, show that I am approachable and supportive by giving praise and encouragement and being helpful. Establishing ground rules with the students and giving them an understanding of my role as also important to gain trust and respect. I would also have an awareness of any issues a student is having to create a relationship where if they needed, they could communicate with me.

LO 1.3

How to deal with disagreements between children and young people

Understanding and management of disagreements with children can be challenging. Young children can get very upset and the littlest thing can cause a disagreement, usually in the playground. A good way to deal with conflicts is to be calm and get each child to start at the beginning and explain what happened, children need to feel that you are listening to them and that they can voice their views to you and you will not take sides. Try to make them understand if they were put in the same position, how they would feel and ask them to apologise or if required escalate to the teacher. Younger children in key stage 1 are still impulsive and do not have a very good grasp of time so waiting for a turn to play with or use something is challenging for them, this causes little conflicts amongst children. So I would try to explain to them that it feels good to give and fun to share with friends and encourage them with positiveness

With young people you need to have a different approach in order to deal with disagreements. Around the age of key stage 3 & 4 they go through many hormonal and physical changes that contribute to their sense of independence and identity, and most will have their own views and ideas which can lead to more disagreements with peers. Although not all...