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Ever wondered what a key person actually is and why it's a statutory requirement for all early years settings? Well wonder no more as in this class Emily will be taking you through all things key person and exploring this vital early years role! Throughout the 4 main lessons you'll get the opportunity to explore the specific role a key person plays, how to establish effective systems, the importance of attachment, the benefits of meaningful parent partnership and of course some hints and tips along the way.
1. The Role Of A Key Person04:03
In this lesson Emily uncovers the role of a key person and breaks down the important role they play, including being that special person who helps bridge the gap between home life and the setting.
2. Creating An Effective Key Person System04:24
Not all key person systems are equal! Sometimes going that extra step can make a massive difference to the quality of care you provide your children and their families. In this lesson Emily breaks down some of the key components of making a truly effective and robust key person system.
3. The Benefits Of A Key Person System03:10
You can never understand the children you care for to much. Establishing an effective and robust key person system unlocks so many important pieces of information that can massively contribute to the bigger picture of a child's emotional and educational support plan.
4. Common Key Person Mistakes03:18
To round off this class, Emily covers some common key person mistakes and ways in which you can avoid these potential pitfalls within your practice!
5. A Recap Of The Key Person System01:01
Hopefully this brief overview of the importance of the key person system and how you can establish an effective and robust key person system within your setting has helped your understanding. Remember, you can never understand the children under your care too well, and there's always room to boost those parent partnerships!
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