Supervision & Leadership in Childcare

Unique new textbook introducing the key principles and practices in management, supervision and team leadership in the context of Early Childhood Care and Education in Ireland.

  • Specifically written to reflect the newly migrated FETAC Level 6 Early Childhood Care and Education award.

  • Illustrates how the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework, Aistear, and the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education, Síolta, are central to and inform the scope of the roles and responsibilities of the supervisor.

  • Presents the key skills essential to effective childcare management: communication with key stakeholders, time management, organisational skills, knowledge of current legislation and best practice guidelines.

  • Details the role of the supervisor in establishing, maintaining and reviewing standards and quality in an ECCE setting.

  • Analyses the role and responsibilities of a supervisor and promotes self-awareness of personal attributes and skills required.

  • Introduces personnel management themes such as motivation, support, monitoring, evaluating and providing feedback.

  • Shows how to create and implement policies and procedures and how to develop strategies for overcoming common challenges and problems.

  • Written in an accessible style
Written For:
  • FETAC Level 6 Supervision in Early Childhood Care
  • FETAC Level 6 Team Leadership
Unique new textbook introducing the key principles and
practices in management, supervision and team
leadership within the context of Early Childhood Care
and Education in Ireland.
Specifically written to reflect the newly migrated FETAC
Level 6 Early Childhood Care and Education award.
Illustrates how the Early Childhood Curriculum
Framework, Aistear, and the National Quality Framework
for Early Childhood Education, Síolta, are central to and
inform the scope of the roles and responsibilities of the
supervisor.
Presents the key skills essential to effective childcare
management: communication with key stakeholders, time
management, organisational skills, knowledge of current
legislation and best practice guidelines.
Details the role of the supervisor in establishing,
maintaining and reviewing standards and quality within the
ECCE setting.
Analyses the role and responsibilities of a supervisor and
promotes self-awareness of personal attributes and skills
required.
Personnel management themes such as motivation,
support, monitoring, evaluating and providing feedback are
introduced.
Shows how to create and implement policies and
procedures and to develop strategies for overcoming
common challenges and problems.
Written in an accessible style
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ISBN

9780717153428

Publication Date

April 2012

Language(s)

English

Format

Paperback, 224 pages

Country of Origin

IRELAND

Publisher

Gill Education

Index

1 Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) 
2 Reflective Practice
3 Children’s Rights
4 Creating the ECCE Environment
5 Consultation in the ECCE Setting
6 Interactions in the ECCE Setting
7 Child-centred Approaches
8 The Importance of Play in the ECCE Setting
9 Curriculum Design and Planning
10 Observation and Evaluation
11 Health and Welfare of Children
12 Organisation
13 Professional Practice
14 Communication
15 Transitions
16 Legislation
17 Community and the ECCE Setting

Dimensions

245 x 175 mm

Author(s)

By Eileen McPartland

Availability

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Eileen Mc Partland, BComm, Dip Legal Studies, teaches at Liberties College of Further Education, Dublin, on the CACHE team in the Childcare and Early Education programme. She also teaches on a range of FETAC Level 5 and Level 6 courses, including Childcare Management programmes, Applied Social Studies and Youth and Community programmes. She is the author of The Best Interests of the Child.

 

Eileen MPartland, BComm, Dip Legal
Studies, teaches at Liberties College of
Further Education, Dublin, on the CACHE
team within the Childcare and Early Education
programme. She also teaches on a range of
FETAC Level 5 and Level 6 courses, including
Childcare Management programmes, Applied
Social Studies and Youth and Community
programmes. She is the author of The Best
Interests of the Child.
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