Leadership: Contexts and Complexities in Early Childhood Education

Paperback | October 28, 2012

byManjula Waniganayake, Sandra Cheeseman, Marianne Fenech

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Leadership in Early Childhood is an essential resource that informs day-to-day pedagogy and management of early childhood organisations. The book is enriched through the incorporation of practitioner voices reflecting diversity across gender, culture, age and expertise of those working in arange of early childhood contexts. Based on the authors' professional development and research-based activities in a variety of locations including metropolitan, rural and remote regions in Australia, the book draws on established professional networks to capture diverse images and experiences ofearly childhood leaders.

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Leadership in Early Childhood is an essential resource that informs day-to-day pedagogy and management of early childhood organisations. The book is enriched through the incorporation of practitioner voices reflecting diversity across gender, culture, age and expertise of those working in arange of early childhood contexts. Based on th...

Manjula Waniganayake is an associate professor at the Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University. She is a specialist in early childhood leadership, quality assurance and policy analysis work. Sandra Cheeseman is a lecturer in social policy, management and leadership at the Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University. Ma...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:262 pagesPublished:October 28, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195576136

ISBN - 13:9780195576139

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1. Conceptualising intentional early childhood leadership2. Australian policy context3. Legislative frameworks, quality and accountability4. Governance and management structures5. Power, professional judgment and ethical practice6. Creating effective workplaces for early childhood staff7. Building Relationships with families8. Engaging with Community9. Strategic organisational development10. Financial matters: Budgets and the bottom line11. Leading intentionally through advocacy and activism12. Social entrepreneurship: marketing and your early childhood setting13. Professional learning and career planning14. :Pedagogical leadership