Work with parents/carers in a way which encourages them to take an active role in their child’s play, learning and development

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
Unit: Unit 2.5: Work in partnership
Learning outcome: 5 Be able to work with parents/carers in a way which encourages them to take an active role in their child’s play, learning and development
Assessment criteria: 5.1 Work with parents/carers in a way which encourages them to take an active role in their child’s play, learning and development

  • Early Years Practitioners should support parents to take an active role in their child’s play, learning and develpment
  • This is a requirement of the EYFS
  • This could mean giving advice and ideas to parents about how they can engage with their child at home – similarly, parents should be encouraged to share their child’s home experiences with the setting
  • Some early yers settings may lend out learning and development resources to parents and carers, such as books and toys
  • Parents and carers may be invited into the setting to play with and perform activities with their child
  • Newsletters, notice boards and leaflets may be used to support parents in helping with their child’s learning and development

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