A member has asked whether her centre can terminate the enrolment of a child whose behaviour has left other children crying, disrupts the programme, and requires constant individual supervision.
She's worried about what will happen if the parent goes to the local newspaper and she's worried also about how this might reflect on the skills of herself and staff in admitting that they cannot cope with the child's behaviour any longer.
Below is some top advice from early childhood teachers and service providers.
Guidance is provided for coping and some helpful ideas that can work as alternatives to exclusion.
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