The key workers can help in the improvement of home-school liaison so as to assist schools in the fulfilment of their statutory obligations. The child protection system provides a way in which the many agencies and professions work together to coordinate their work with children and families (Munro 2011: 52).
For instance in the UK, children under five years are under the care of different professionals from different authorities. These authorities include local education authority, private nursery classes and schools and infant school classes. The various government departments, agencies and interest groups have their own different goals and aims, have different admission criteria, staffed with people with different training, different level of pay and different conditions of service, but they all work in their different capacities for the success of the education of the children. The different services are also of help to different groups of families and children. For instance, the parents of socially advantaged children, coming from disadvantaged backgrounds benefit from the services provided to their children. Thus is because the children have been over-represented in the local authority day nurseries, children’s centres as well as nursery schools.
Inter-professional working is can also be well defined, drawing attention on the state sector. There have been important differences within the state sector in terms of the services provided. In most cases, day nurseries provide whole day care, and their administration is by staff having two years training. The state puts emphasis on the staff to provide proper social and emotional development for the children. The nursery classes and schools are mainly administered and staffed by education workers with qualifications in graduate teaching, and are often supported by nursery officers with ...Show more