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Leading in Early Childhood

by Geraldine Davis and Gemma Ryder SAGE Publications Ltd
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Examining the various roles of early years professionals, and the everyday challenges and opportunities they face, this book promotes leadership of early childhood practice.

Chapter 1: Learning to Lead
Chapter 2: Leading Children in their Learning
Chapter 3: The Room Leader
Chapter 4: The Key Person
Chapter 5: Leading People
Chapter 6: Leading developments across a setting or settings
Chapter 7: Working with Families
Chapter 8: Working with Other Professionals
Chapter 9: Improving leading through reflection

Everyone has the capacity to lead, but what is common to potential leaders at all levels is that they will need guidance and support. The book examines different roles and explores the challenges and opportunities that come with leadership, from leading children to leading people, from being a key person to leading development across settings, from working with families to working with agencies. You will learn about the culture of leadership and reflective practice.