Leadership and Management in the Early Years

Written for all leaders and aspiring leaders, this book brings together current research and effective practice to provide educators with the knowledge, understanding and skills they need to motivate and get the best from their team, identify and develop their personal leadership style and clarify their vision for quality.

Ages: 0-5 years

About the Authors

Jane Cook

Janet Cooper is a qualified and registered speech and language therapist. During the past 21 years, she has worked at improving young children’s communication, speech and language in a variety of settings. In 2004 she set up Stoke Speaks Out, a multi-agency programme aimed at tackling the high incidence of speech and language difficulties identified in Stoke-on-Trent in the United Kingdom. Through the programme she has contributed to a marked improvement in children’s outcomes in the city. Janet also works as an early language consultant and has written articles for early years publications and regularly presents at conferences.

Liz Rouse

Liz Rouse is a lecturer in early childhood education at Deakin University.