Leadership in Early Childhood
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
'...a very valuable and easy-to-use resource for both early childhood professionals and students wishing to enter the field. The book greatly expands on the insights in the earlier editions. It brings the text to life [with] reflections on a day in the life of a leader in early childhood [and] up-to-date research in the field.' - Clare Forbes, Swinburne University of Technology 'This new edition is a must for those teaching, contemplating, engaged in, or studying leadership and its attendant issues.' - Ann Langston, Manchester Metropolitan University With community insistence on quality early childhood programs in a time of increasing accountability, skilled leadership is essential in early childhood services. Leadership in Early Childhood is a practical resource for early childhood practitioners who want to understand how to create successful childcare and early education settings. This third edition has been fully revised and reflects important changes affecting leaders in early childhood: increasing flexibility required of children's services, working in multidisciplinary teams, and an increasing emphasis on the importance of early education.This edition also includes new case studies and examples based on an extensive international study of early childhood leaders. Leadership in Early Childhood has been widely used in early childhood education services and as a professional reference and remains a valuable resource for both students and practitioners. 'Rodd's book is at once timely and empowering ...' - Associate Professor Manjula Waniganayake, Macquarie University
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