Leadership in Early Childhood


Acknowledgments Preface Introduction 1. Unpicking leadership in the early childhood context 2. Who are the leaders in early childhood settings 3. The personal qualities of early childhood leaders 4. Communication skills: Meeting others' needs 5. Communication skills: Meeting our own needs 6. Working together to find solutions and resolve differences 7. Decision-making 8. Building and leading a team 9. Supporting professional development: Supervision, mentoring and coaching 10. Initiating and implementing change 11. Leadership and the research connection 12. Building shared understanding with parents and the public 13. The ethics of leadership 14. Building and sustaining leadership capacity in early childhood References Author index Subject index

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Crows Nest, N.S.W.
Publication year:
  • 2006


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