Tda 2.6 1.1 Describe Why Team Work Is Important in Schools

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TDA 2.6
1.1 Describe why team work is important in schools
Team work in schools is important as it’s a development not only for you but also for others. It helps to build a positive relationship with those that are within your team, as well as showing that there is support for one another within the structure. When there is team work, responsibilities and tasks are shared and are completed more effectively and also in a good time scale. Each member or person has their own skill and or expertise, communicating with them helps you to learn, build up your own knowledge and know your own responsibilities. Communication is an invaluable tool in team work; you can ask for advice or even give advice about certain subjects or topics, as well as
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This will give you an understanding of how what you are doing fits into the whole team and school.

1.4 Describe the importance of respecting the skills and expertise of other practitioners
The reason why it is important in respecting the skills and expertise of others is to develop a good working relationship. Each member of a team is equally as important as the other; as they will all bring something uniquely different to the team. When shared, via communicating, with each other, you can learn new skills and techniques, which then helps to develop your ongoing learning. It is always respectful to listen to the opinions of others as well as listening to their knowledgeable ideas. This is not only showing that you respect them as a person, but also their contributions to your development, and it also helps to develop a good working relationship with them. For a new member to join the team, she may feel intimidated in offering her input at first. She may have new ideas on how to progress or help with something, but may not offer it in order to avoid any conflict with those who have been there for some time before her. There again, on the other hand, if a new


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