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Risks and Benefits of Children Using the Internet

INTRODUCTION Technology tools such as radio, television, telephones, computers, and the Internet can provide access to knowledge in sectors such as entertainment, education and human rights,...

Parental Awareness of Educational Play

Introduction This study will be looking at how parents of children in a foundation stage setting understand and value play based activities to aid their child's...

Risk Assessments in Child Protection

Before the introduction of risk assessment methods in child protection in the 1980’s the assessment and prediction of children at risk from abuse was a...

Principles of the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework

Outline In this report I am going to be reviewing the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework (EYFS) looking at the principles, how they underpin our Early...

Document Requirements for Childcare Organisation

Child care at home Due to the strict ruling of Ofsted, the independent regulatory body for schools, it is essential for individuals to have clear...

Effect of Health Inequalities on Children

Introduction Children, defined generally as those individuals who are below the age of 18 years old (Definition of the Child, 2000), have yet to rise to...

US Law Protections Against Child Laundering

Child Laundering: Is U.S. Law Doing Enough? Introduction The paper is an in depth examination of the issue of child laundering in the United States of America....

Benefits For Children When Individual Needs Are Met

Rohan Dawson All Children are individual, having different interests and learning in different ways. As practitioners, we must recognise this and adapt so that children...

Development of the Child's Brain

Early Childhood Development (ECD): A step towards a better future Shamsa Amin Hussaini   Gifted with countless skills and abilities, every child enters this world with a...

Science and Technology in Childcare

Introduction This paper identifies the everyday concept in relation to science, a broad topic and the appropriate scientific concepts which can be introduced to the...

Strategies for an Inclusive Classroom Setting

Robyn Clark Contents Introduction Explanation of key terms Literature Study Gender Roles Cultural and Racial Identity Example of cChecklist ...

Development of the ECCE Sector in Ireland

Anne-Marie Keegan Historical development & the role of the government of the ECCE sector in Ireland from the 1960’s up to and including the present...

Implementation of Data Protection Act in Childcare

Unit 5 Choose and evaluate four of the 8 Data protection Act principles, providing examples of how these would be implemented in a child care...

Benefits of Positive Relationships in Childcare Setting

Farah Rehman   1. Recognise how positive relationships promote children’s- well -being Building positive relationships with young children is an essential task and a foundational component of...

Early Learning Environment | Reflective Essay

Marie Grey Reflective Diary Introduction For this reflective diary portfolio I have chosen to talk about two completely different activities, one outdoor and one indoor. The outdoor...

Impact of Violence on Children

Violence is understood to mean “all forms of physical or mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual...

Educational Approaches in the ECCE Sector Ireland

Marie Grey Aistear the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework. Aistear is the national curriculum framework set in place all around Ireland. It is for early education from...

Physical, Social and Emotional Development of Toddlers

EVERTHING YOU NEEDED TO KNOW ABOUT TODDLERS PLANNING FOR PARENTING A parenting plan is an arrangement in advance for an unborn baby. The Parenting plan includes...

Importance of Observation Research in Childcare

Unit 5 Explain the reasons for conducting observations and the format that these can take: Reference 1 and reference 6 In a nursery setting it is very...

Safeguards and Policies to Protect Children from Harm

Protecting children from harm When children are attending school, their parents and carers expect them to be learning and enjoying their day in a safe...

Food and Nutrition for Young Children

Chelsea Bailey Health promotion and development Types of foods which should be avoided by young children Salt even in small quantities can prove dangerous for babies because...

Theories of Communication and Language Acquisition

Natalie Ulugün   Introduction What is communication? According to Buckley ( ) communication is the delivery of information from one person to another whereby the intended meaning is...

Impact of Speech and Language Difficulties on Development

Explain the impact that speech, language and communication difficulties can have on a child’s overall development. ANSWER: The difficulties a child’s development can have are in...

Understanding and Promoting Children’s Development

Sonja Eagle Here is a list of activities and the areas of children’s development involved: Climbing the ladder of a slide – Locomotive Skills- requires full body...

Implementing the Data Protection Act in Childcare

Choose and evaluate four of the 8 Data Protection Act principles, providing examples of how these would be implemented in a child care setting. 5.1...

Identifying Risk of Harm to Child

Child Protection Scenario What indicators of risk of harm can you identify in the scenario? Georgia appears rather agitated when her brother comes to pick her...

Legislation to Safeguard Child Rights in the UK

Steven Howells CYP Core 3:3 1.1 Because the well – being of all children and young adults is so important, organizations in the United Kingdom and around...

Maintaining Good Communication in Childcare

Rebecca Ellis 1.1 Explain the process for maintaining effective communication within the setting team. Effective communication allows all members of the team to work together to...

Communication and Professional Relationships with Children

Hanan Adrime The educational environment is a place that gives us opportunity to make a deep and a vital link with children and young people....

Effect of Reader Schemes and Initiatives on Child Reading

Investigate whether the Accelerated Reader Scheme and Star Reader Test has a positive effect on a child’s reading achievement.   Abstract An evaluation carried out in a...

Child Rights in the UK

Children’s rights are poorly served in the United Kingdom. The recent UNICEF report has deemed UK as the worst place for the brought up...

Working with Children with Special Educational Needs

Joanne Boyden There are a number of regulations and requirements in place to protect children with special educational needs or disabilities. It was originally believed...

External Influences on Child Development

Divina Hale   1 Referring to lecture and the course reader describe both how the following factors are interrelated and how they can influence concepts of...

Government Guidelines on Food and Nutrition for Children

Q1) Construct a table to identify the main government guidelines on food and nutrtion and evaluate the ways in which they can be incorporated...

Protecting Children from Internet Risks

Risk and consequences of the internet and mobile phones The Internet can be a wonderful tool for learning, but as well as accessing educational information...