Pedagogical leadership in early childhood education thinking from across the world

"Pedagogical leadership views leadership as something separate from formal authority or qualifications, seeing educators' understanding, interpretation and passion as the key lever for continuous improvement in early childhood education (ECE). This book shows how effective pedagogical lead...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: O'Sullivan, June (Editor), Sakr, Mona (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: London Bloomsbury Academic 2022, 2022
Edition:First edition
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Collection: Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 11. Fostering Pedagogical Leadership through Action Research: A Practical Perspective / Mandy Cuttler (London Early Years Foundation, UK) and Nick Corlett (London Early Years Foundation, UK) with Mona Sakr (Middlesex University, UK)
  • 12. Interpretations of Pedagogical Leadership among Community-Based Early Childhood Education Leaders in Azerbaijan / Ulviyya Mikailova (ADA University, Azerbaijan), Gwendolyn Burchell (United Aid for Azerbaijan, Azerbaijan)
  • 13. Pedagogical Leadership in Italian Early Childhood Education Settings: Managing Conflicts While Facilitating Participative Decision-Making / Federico Farini (Northampton University, UK)
  • 14. Advancing Pedagogical Leadership at National Level: Looking for a Policy Window / Sara Bonetti (Education Policy Institute, UK) and Mona Sakr (Middlesex University, UK )
  • Conclusion: Sustaining the Vision of Pedagogical Leadership / June O'Sullivan (London Early Years Foundation, UK) and Mona Sakr (Middlesex University, UK)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Contributors Introduction / June O'Sullivan (London Early Years Foundation, UK) and Mona Sakr (Middlesex University, UK)
  • 1. 'Intellectually Alive Early Childhood Education': A Conversation about Pedagogical Leadership with Julian Grenier / Julian Grenier (Sheringham Nursery School and Children's Centre, UK)
  • 2. Pedagogic Cultures in Early Childhood: Framing Children's Experiences / Lorna Arnott (University of Strathclyde, UK)
  • 3. The Pedagogical Leader at London Early Years Foundation: Defining and Developing the Role / June O'Sullivan (London Early Years Foundation, UK)
  • 4. Trauma-Responsive Pedagogical Leadership in Early Childhood Education / Julie Nicholson ((Mills College, USA)
  • 5. Pedagogies Leadership in Practice with Babies / Mandy Cuttler (London Early Years Foundation, UK)
  • 6. Plan-Do-Review: What Can We Learn from Change Management Theories About Pedagogical Leadership? / Helen Perkins (Wolverhampton University, UK)
  • References
  • Index
  • 8. Pedagogical Leadership Among Directors and Deputies in Early Childhood Settings in Australia, Finland and Norway: A Summary of a Small-Scale Study / Leena Halttunen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), Margaret Sims (Macquarie University, Australia), Marit B2e (University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway), Karin Hognestad (University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway), Johanna Heikka (University of Eastern Finland, Finland), Manjula Waniganayake (Macquarie University, Australia) and Fay Hadley (Macquarie University, Australia)
  • 9. An Organizational Approach to Supporting Pedagogical Leadership: Reporting on a Case Study with the London Early Years Foundation / Mona Sakr (Middlesex University, UK)
  • 10. 'If You're Going to Build a House where Everyone Develops and Learns, You Can't Have Hoarders': A Conversation About Pedagogical Leadership with Nichole Leigh Mosty / Nichole Leigh Mosty (National Multicultural Information Center Iceland, Iceland)
  • 7. Pedagogical Leadership: Comparing Approaches and Practices in England, Greece and Sweden / Ioanna Palaiologou ( UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK), Eleftheria Argyropoulou (University of Crete, Greece), Maria Styf (Mid-Sweden University, Sweden), Catarina Arvidsson (Mid Sweden University, Sweden) Amanda Ince (UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK) and Trevor Male ( UCL Institute of Education, University College London, UK)