Will be very helpful for my students undertaking leadership and management modules
This is an excellent text that underpins a range of current issues within Managing Early Years Settings. The chapters on collaborative participation and adult learning are particularly beneficial for students interested in Leadership and Management.
The text also contains interesting information on fathers groups and makes relevant links to current research.
I found this book highly interesting, I felt as though I could relate to articles within the book and this made it more enjoyable to read.
Excellent set out book easy to understand and our learners would enjoy reading and using within their assignments.
Leading and managing is challenging as well as rewarding. This book opens up new practical perspectives for the practitioners working within the range of early years settings. One of the strengths of this publication is its excellent practice based insight. Furthermore the book supports lesson planning with the additional activities, case studies and points of reflections. A good addition to my early childhood student's reading list.
Includes also chapter overviews, summaries, further reading and a glossary of terms.
a complementary text to support students leadership in early years at undergraduate level.
this book has been used in foundation degree their leadership and management module and also managing change as a supplement to their required reading and will be used in the future
A well constructed book - very informative and practical.
A clearly written text book that allows students to gain an understanding of the issues surrounding management in early years settings
Ideal text to support learning around the subject of managing and mentoring in early years settings.
This text identifies the current context of managing early years settings, it provides effective support for both practitioners and students. Reflection on experience and links to governmental initiatives, policy and legislation further supports the examination of the theoretical frameworks presented.
Good range of relevant topics covered, linked to the development and application of strong practice.
This really is an essential text for those who are embarking on Foundation Degree Studies, or those entering the HNC/D Advanced Practice in Working with Children and Families. The 'Pictures of Practice' are exceptionally good tools for discussion on the practicalitities of being a manager and relating the underpinning theory. Important section on inter agency and multi-disciplinary working for those whom the partnership still remains misty. It is refreshing to identify a text that ensures a balance between the how and why...
This links well with issues regarding policy and legislation and delves into pastures new in early years development
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