Leadership in early education in times of change : research from five continents /

The collection brings together the latest work of researchers from Australia, Africa, Asia, and Europe focusing on early childhood leadership matters. It covers different aspects of leadership in early education: professional education and development, identity and leadership strategies as well as g...

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Other Authors: Strehmel, Petra (Editor), Heikka, Johanna (Editor), Hujala, Eeva, 1950- (Editor), Rodd, Jillian (Editor), Waniganayake, Manjula (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Opladen : Verlag Barbara Budrich, 2019.
Series:Research monograph (International Leadership Research Forum Early Education) ; 3.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword / Eeva Hujala - Leadership in early education in times of change : an orientation / Johanna Heikka, Eeva Hujala, Jillian Rodd, Petra Strehmel and Manjula Waniganayake - Section I. Leadership preparation and training - Shadowing as a method in leadership preparation in teaching practice in early childhood teacher education in Norway / Karin Hognestad and Marit Bøe - Supervising and supporting grade R practitioners in South African schools / Matshediso Rebecca Modise - Mentoring of graduate teachers by educational leaders in early childhood settings : a systematic review of leadership studies from Australia and Finland / Yuki Takahashi Braybrook - Knowledge transfer in German early childhood education settings : the role of leaders / Daniela Ulber and Petra Strehmel - Which personnel development measures do companies operating daycare centers in Germany use? / Eva Kless - Measures of personnel development in different types of German early childhood education (ECE) enterprises / Petra Strehmel - Section II. Enacting and developing leadership in ECE settings - How do early childhood education directors in Finland see themselves? Selected findings based on the orientation project / Ulla Soukainen - Does leadership exist in early childhood education in Tanzania? / Fortidas Bakuza - Leadership diffractions, vibrations and productions : perspectives from Norway / Merete Moe - Developing a learning organization : creating a common culture of knowledge sharing : an action research project in an early childhood centre in Norway / Per Tore Granrusten - Diversity of the assessments of a joint leadership model in early childhood education in Finland / Elina Fonsén and Marjo Mäntyjärvi - Section III. Leadership and governance - Complexity leadership theory : a framework for leading in Australian early childhood education settings / Leanne Gibbs, Frances Press and Sandie Wong - Implementing the Norwegian framework plan : organizational and leadership translation strategies / Birgitte Ljunggren and Kari Hoås Moen - Current Japanese leadership roles in meeting social changes in early childhood education / Chika Inoue and Masayo Kawakita - Investing in Hamburg's future : early childhood education and children's day care in Hamburg / Jan Pörksen and Dirk Bange - Section IV. International comparisons - Working as early childhood centre directors and deputies : perspectives from Australia, Finland and Norway / Leena Halttunen [and others] - International review of ECE leadership research : Finland, Germany, Japan, Singapore, South Africa and the United States under review / Elina Fonsén [and others] - The TALIS Starting Strong Survey : implications for the leadership discourse in early childhood education and care / Daniel Turani and Simone Bloem - Epilogue / Jillian Rodd.