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Leading Practice in Early Years Settings

Leading Practice in Early Years Settings

Second Edition

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Early Years | Leading Practice | N/A

June 2011 | 176 pages | Learning Matters
To achieve Early Years Professional Status candidates must demonstrate that they have effectively led the professional practice of their colleagues across the 0-5 age range. The second edition of this popular text helps Early Years students and experienced practitioners develop the knowledge, skills and confidence to do just that. It explains the nature of leadership and the EYP's role in promoting good practice and appropriate values and principles. This new edition has been fully revised and updated and includes new chapters on leading practice in a multi-professional context and the leader of practice as an agent of change.
Leadership of practice: the role of the Early Years Professional
Leadership in the Early Years: a review of the literature
Leadership of equality practice
Leadership of reflective practice
Pedagogical leadership
The leader of practice as an agent of change
Leading in partnership with parents and colleagues
Leading practice in a multi-professional context
Continuing professional development

Will be very helpful for my students undertaking leadership and management modules

Mrs Emma Harvey
Department of Care & Early Years, Suffolk New College
January 13, 2021

A recommended text for the module on Leadership and Management in the early years.

Mrs Louise Wormwell
Department of Education, Newman University College
September 12, 2013

Excellent supplemental reading for Early Years practitioners.

Mrs Jane McFadden
Independent Learning Centre, Barnet College
December 21, 2012

Chapter summaries are useful and enable reflection. Reflective Tasks useful and can be adapted for class use. Case studies relevant and purposeful.

Mrs Claire Pescott
Dept of Care & Continuing Education, Ystrad Mynach College
December 11, 2012

This is very helpful for EYPS students who have found the case studies and tasks helpful

Rosie Walker
Institute of Education, Worcester University
October 30, 2012

Anexcellent supportive text for all EY students especially EYPS, FdA Management pathways

Mrs Jane Joyce
Faculty of Education, Winchester University
October 17, 2012

A good text for EYPs and ECS students . With examples from practice and future ideas which can be utilised within lectures

Mrs Sian Wyman
Department of Education, Gloucestershire University
September 4, 2012

This is an important text for practitioners leading practice in early years childcare settings. It supports students to understand leadership and how to work effectively with other professionals.

Mrs Erica Evans
School of Education, Brighton University
June 21, 2012

A useful text for those working towards EYPS (as are all in this series). I've found the practical and reflective tasks particularly good for promoting group discussions.

Mrs Alyson Thorburn
School of Social Sciences and Law, University of Teesside
March 21, 2012

Provides a very broad overview of some of the issues associated with leading practice in early years

Ms Rose Envy
School of Social Sciences and Law, University of Teesside
January 23, 2012

Mary Whalley

Mary E Whalley has many years' experience in the Early Years sector, both voluntary and maintained, and currently combines work as an independent consultant with the role of lecturer in Early Years at Harrogate College and Leeds Metropolitan University. She has worked as an EYP tutor / assessor since the pilot phase in 2006 and has a particular research interest in the development of the EYP role. More About Author

Shirley Allen