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Leadership Skills in the Early Years [electronic resource] : Making a Difference

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublication details: London : Continuum International Publishing, 2009.ISBN:
  • 9781855395060
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Leadership Skills in the Early Years : Making a DifferenceDDC classification:
  • 372.12
LOC classification:
  • LB2822.6.O78 2009
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Contents:
Contents; Introduction; 1 The journey to successful leadership; 2 Leadership know-how; 3 Leading change; 4 Overcoming leadership challenges; 5 Developing the pedagogical leader; 6 Leading to involve parents; 7 Developing new leaders; 8 The entrepreneurial leader: leading a childcare social enterprise; 9 Leading with your governors and trustees; 10 Leading the way forward; Bibliography; Index
Summary: June O'Sullivan explores the concept of leadership, particularly with regards to leading Early Years centres. In line with government initiatives, there is growing pressure within the early years sector to create staff who can lead different types of childcare and family settings in order to address two main government targets. Firstly, reducing poverty among families with small children and secondly, increasing educational opportunities for children from disadvantaged backgrounds in order to give them a better start in life. Many say that for this to happen we need people who can lead an
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Contents; Introduction; 1 The journey to successful leadership; 2 Leadership know-how; 3 Leading change; 4 Overcoming leadership challenges; 5 Developing the pedagogical leader; 6 Leading to involve parents; 7 Developing new leaders; 8 The entrepreneurial leader: leading a childcare social enterprise; 9 Leading with your governors and trustees; 10 Leading the way forward; Bibliography; Index

June O'Sullivan explores the concept of leadership, particularly with regards to leading Early Years centres. In line with government initiatives, there is growing pressure within the early years sector to create staff who can lead different types of childcare and family settings in order to address two main government targets. Firstly, reducing poverty among families with small children and secondly, increasing educational opportunities for children from disadvantaged backgrounds in order to give them a better start in life. Many say that for this to happen we need people who can lead an