Bringing together the experiences of professionals from around the world, this essential text explores the intersections between pedagogy and leadership to consider how effective Pedagogical Leadership can be used to foster the collaborative engagement of children and their families, staff and…
Paperback – 2018-11-22
Thinking About Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education
Sandra Cheeseman is a senior lecturer in early childhood policy, leadership and professional experience at Macquarie University, Sydney. She has more than 30 years’ experience as an early childhood teacher, director and senior executive in a range of early childhood settings and organisations. Sandra was a member of the core writing team which developed the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) for Australia and has since worked on a number of related research and professional projects, particularly in the areas of pedagogical leadership. Sandra is co-author of the book Leadership, Contexts and Complexities in Early Childhood and sits on a number of Governance Boards including the Australian Children s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). She is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Raising Children Network a parenting resource website supported by the Australian Government.
Rosie Walker is Acting Head of Department for Children and Families, Institute of Education, University of Worcester. She has a career spanning over 40 years’ in working with children and families as a Social Worker, Child Protection Trainer, Guardian ad Litem and Children’s Centre Manager. She joined University of Worcester in 2010 and managed a Foundation Degree Partnership of 6 colleges before taking up her present post. She co-wrote Success with Your Early Years Research Project (2014) and co-edited A Critical Companion to Early Childhood (2015) as well as writing journal articles.