Hi, these will apply to your unique situation, your practice and what happens in your setting or placement xx Representative bodies will differ in home countries, if for example you live & work in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and on the sector you are part of eg. early years, health and social care
can you ask in your setting to see if eg. there have been changes to health and safety guidance that's impacted on practice, COSHH and storage, implementing the new eyfs for september maybe, arrangements to store information, new grant funding arrangements, child protection procedures?
The OCR PDF has useful explanations/exemplifications understand employment responsibilities
In reflection of how all early years providers/practitioners promote their duty of care, children's rights, safeguard and protect their children, staff, colleagues, parents, carers, community partners, other professionals and work in partnerships that secure children the positive outcomes of ECM, and that work within the goverment's regulated educational frameworks, the following are a possible selection of bodies that can support what a setting provides, their roles vary, if you research for each you'll find 'about' pages that help explain what responsibilities they are charged with and how those responsibilities enable them to influence the wider sector ..
Representative bodies – may include:
These are a personal perspective, you may find some are challenged xx
eg. Professional bodies
eg. Trade unions - list of UK trade unions on wikipedia
Sector skills councils
eg. for playwork is Skillsactive full SSC list
eg. Consumer groups
ERR - Understand e
esponsibilities and r
ights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings
I hope this helps xx