Teaching Assistant Assesment 1

1.Explain why effective communication is important in developing positive relationship with children, young people and adults.

Effective communication is vitally important in the development of positive relationships with children, young people and adults.
As a teaching assistants we need to model the positive and effective communication skills between us and other people in different age.
We need to create good working relationships as it benefits the children and everyone else involved. When children feel comfortable with us, they can separate more easily from their parents. Children are more likely to participate in the play and learning activities if they are secure emotionally.
Good relationships create a positive environment where children settle and relax easily.   Building good relationships with parents is also a really positive thing, as parents will share information easier and take an interest in what their child is learning.
Also if the parents see that we have a good relationship with the children it will help them feel more relaxed and helps them to trust us to care for their children.

2.Explain the principles of relationship building with children, young people and adults.

Good relationships are built on warmth, caring, mutual respect and a willingness to accept and listen to one another. Relationships with children are especially tender and deserve extra attention and care as children are developing their concepts of the world and their place in it.
The principles of relationship building with children and adults in any context are that if others are comfortable in our company, they will be more likely to communicate effectively.

Positive relationships are not something which should be left to chance and it is important to consider the ways in which we can develop them.
We can do this simply by giving the priority to the child or young person, leave everything else for a moment and giving them our full attention and a warm...