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Childcare and equality of opportunity

Moss, Peter

Childcare and equality of opportunity

consolidated report to the European Commission : final version.

by Moss, Peter

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Published by Commission of the European Communities in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsCommission of the European Communities. Childcare Network.
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Open LibraryOL13932136M


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Contents. Equality of opportunity in view of social inequalities New contributions to early childhood care and education research Effects of early childhood care and education programs on intellectual : Kaspar Burger.

John Roemer argues that there is a 'before' and an 'after' in the notion of equality of opportunity: before the competition starts, opportunities must be equalized, by social intervention if need be; but after it begins, individuals are on their own.

The different views of equal opportunity should be judged according to where they place the starting gate which separates 'before' from 'after.'. In childcare the term 'equality' means to ensure that all children are treated fairly, protecting their rights and offering the same opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics.

Though children may come from diverse backgrounds, they should be treated equally and inclusively at all times. We propose a criterion for discrimination against a specified sensitive attribute in supervised learning, where the goal is to predict some target based on available features.

Assuming data about the predictor, target, and membership in the protected group are available, we show how to optimally adjust any learned predictor so as to remove discrimination Cited by: Understand and recognise equality of opportunity issues. Explore good practice in relation to childminding. Identify and challenge discriminatory practice.

Key learning during this course includes understanding and explaining: Personal values and beliefs and how this could impact on providing equal opportunities within a service. Small Wonders Childcare promote equal opportunities through a wide range of policies and procedures which are reflected in the practice of our early years setting.

Positive approach to diversity and promoting equality of opportunity, encourage children to respect the personality, rights and differences of others. This book supports the implementation of Síolta and Aistear, and the Diversity and Equality Guidelines for Childcare Providers.

It directly addresses the learning outcomes of the FETAC module ‘Diversity and Equality in Early Childhood Education and Care ’at levels 5 and 6, and supports the delivery of this Size: KB.

Equal Opportunities Policy and Procedure “The EYFS seeks to provide equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice, ensuring that every child is included and supported.” Page 5 of the Statutory Framework for the EYFS “Providers must follow their legal responsibilities under the Equality Act ” ().

Equality is about creating a fairer society, where everyone can take part and where everyone has the opportunity to be all they can be. The promotion of diversity and equality is an important aspiration of Curriculum for Excellence. This publication aims to File Size: KB.

Get Your Custom Essay on Equality in childcare Just from $13,9/Page. Treating the individual fairly, on the same level and providing them with equal opportunities to housing, education, employment, transport, health and social care can help as the individual will feel valued and treated fairly and not made vulnerable or set apart.

John Roemer points out that there are two views of equality of opportunity that are widely held today. The first, which he calls the nondiscrimination principle, states that in the competition for positions in society, individuals should be judged only on attributes relevant to the performance of the duties of the position in by: Equality Policy.

All childcare settings should have an equality policy in place to ensure their setting communicates effectively to the many different families within their local area. This policy should outline how you consider equality in every aspect of your childcare business in order to avoid Size: KB.

Family status: You are entitled to equal treatment if you are the parent or the person responsible for a child under 18 years. This ground also protects those who are the main carers or the parent of a person with a disability who is 18 years or over, where their disability requires care on.

All children are entitled to equality of access and to opportunities to enjoy and to learn within a stimulating and safe care equal opportunities policy is a public statement of commitment to opposing and challenging all kinds of discrimination.

Childcare providers can, and should, play a part inFile Size: KB. Equality in the EYFS. The Equality Act provides a legal framework to protect the rights of individuals and advance equality of opportunity for all. Everything that you do needs to be non-discriminatory and this may require regular reviews of practices, policies and procedures to ensure they do not discriminate against people with a ‘protected characteristic’.

Equality of Opportunity may help us to decide to run a lottery where each child has an equal chance of getting a place. In cases involving individual choices, such as voluntary gambling, Equality of Outcome condemns inequality resulting from win or loss as wrong or unfair. Equality, as articulated in Article 2 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child () and in the Equal Status Acts tois a fundamental characteristic of quality early childhood care and education provision.

It is a critical prerequisite for supporting the optimal development of all children in Ireland. It requires that the. Equality means open access for every child and family to participate in the Play Together Creche activities.

Play Together Creche is committed to promoting equality of opportunity. We promote equal opportunities through a wide range of policies and procedures which are reflected in the practice of our early years setting.

On this public site, books and documents are presented only as previews. To gain access to complete books and documents, visit desLibris through the discovery portal of a member library, or take out an individual membership.

Click on “More details” to. Abstract. The notion that there should be equality of opportunity in education, where everyone has fair and equal access to a good quality education regardless of social background, race, gender or religion, and where people achieve success in education according to their efforts and ability, free of any form of discrimination, is enshrined in several International by: 1.

The principle of inclusion involves access to childcare services in addition to respect and support for all children and their families, including those from marginalized groups. However, it is important to emphasize that equality and diversity are also the concerns of the majority and are not just issues that affect minority groups.

equality’,1 it can mean widely different things, whether it is viewed as the most fundamental of human rights, the ‘sovereign virtue’ or a vague nebulous concept.2 It can be linked to a minimalist equality of opportunity or a more substantive equality of outcome.

The issue of equality and the rights of children is very wide ranging. Equality & Diversity Part 1, Nursery World, 23rd September Child's Play works in liaison with a number of agencies and diversity specialists to ensure that inclusion is accurate and effective, and to avoid tokenism.

Inclusive resources are a requirement in educational settings as outlined in various guidance materials. Equality is about ensuring that every individual has an equal opportunity to make the most of their lives and talents.

It is also the belief that no one should have poorer life chances because of the way they were born, where they come from, what they believe, or. Under Section of the Equality Actthe Secretary of State is under a duty to have due regard to the need to: a. eliminate discrimination, harassment, victimisation and any other conduct that is prohibited by or under the Equality Act ; b.

advance equality of opportunity between persons who share a relevant. books, toys and activities, training and further reading.

In Zero Tolerance published Just like a Child – A guide for childcare professionals, a guide for childcare professionals on respecting gender equality in the early years and in The Default Setting: What parents say about gender stereotyping in their children’s early years.

The term is interrelated with and often contrasted with other conceptions of equality such as equality of outcome and equality of autonomy. Equal opportunity emphasizes the personal ambition and talent and abilities of the individual, rather than his or her qualities based on membership in a group, such as a social class or race or extended family.

Salford City Council has an Equal Opportunities policy, which states that every citizen should be treated with equal regard, regardless of their ability, race, religion, culture, language, age, sexuality or gender. All children and young people are to be treated with respect and dignity, and they should feel safe and cared for.

A commitment to implementing our inclusion and equality policy will form part of each employee’s job description and is contained in the code of conduct. The nursery is committed to providing equality of opportunity and anti-discriminatory practice for all children and families according to their individual needs.

Buy Equality and Inclusion in Early Childhood, 2nd Edition: Linking Theory and Practice 2 by Lindon, Jennie (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4).

Gender equal play in early learning and childcare. Gender equal play in early learning and childcare is an improvement resource that promotes gender equality in how children experience early learning and childcare (ELC) and gives people working in ELC practical tips on avoiding gender stereotyping.

The resource aims to boost their awareness of the positive benefits of. Diversity and Equality Guidelines for Childcare Providers their capabilities, their interests, their culture and their background.

Informed by this knowledge practitioners can respond respectfully in their practice to the rich diversity around them. Diversity and equality in childcare is about validating and cherishing all Size: 1MB. Childcare use by family composition and work status 31 Childcare use by deprivation status and family income 32 Childcare use by ethnic group 32 Childcare for disabled children 33 Childcare of children facing multiple disadvantage 33 Childcare use by other characteristics 34 Childcare use by region EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES POLICY I aim to make all the children in my care feel welcome, valued and appreciated.

I make sure I treat all the children with equal respect. I will not discriminate against a child no matter their gender, skin colour, traditions, culture, family.

Against Equality of Opportunity is a book by Matt Cavanagh. The work is a critique of the doctrine of equal gh argues against the conventional understanding of equal opportunity, in particular both meritocracy and most substantial interpretations of equality, including the idea of ‘equal life chances’.Author: Matt Cavanagh.

Parklanes Wykeham Childcare is a professional,friendly and caring childcare provider catering for year olds in the London Borough of Havering. Our setting is committed to anti-discriminatory practice to promote equality of opportunity and valuing diversity for all children and families.

avoiding stereotypes or derogatory images in. Ensuring equality of opportunity for all children is an important aspect of all child care courses, and putting policy into practice is vital for the successful running of all early years settings.

Jennie Lindon suggests practical strategies for equality in terms of ethnicity, culture, religion, gender and disability, and deals with commonly 3/5(1).

We are committed to promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively across our entire organisation. Check out our blog for pride month by clicking the button below: Pride month We uphold these principles in our behaviours and practices – as an employer, as a service provider and as a campaigning organisation.

Equality and Diversity –promotes an integrated approach to working with children focusing on ways to create an inclusive and nurturing environment with practical examples of how inclusion can be integrated throughout the curriculum.; Inclusive Practice –raises awareness of the understanding required to integrate children with additional needs and explores barriers that.

early childhood care and education sector Background discussion paper. (Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform [DJELR], ). Developing the workforce in the early childhood care and education sector: Background discussion paper.

This paper explores the relationship between income inequality, equality of opportunity, and universal childcare.

After providing a succinct overview of Canada’s childcare system, the paper explores how universal childcare facilitates equality of opportunity File Size: KB.Equality of opportunity is a political ideal that is opposed to caste hierarchy but not to hierarchy per se.

The background assumption is that a society contains a hierarchy of more and less desirable, superior and inferior positions. Or there may be several such hierarchies. In a caste society, the assignment of individuals to places in the.Report on Equality Act () Essay. Equality Act The Equality Act is a piece of legislation passed in October This Act replaces a number of previous legislations concerned with discrimination including the Sex Discrimination Acts of andthe Race Relations Act and the Disability Discrimination Act