Leadership in Early Childhood Education – Theoretical and Empirical Approaches

Leadership in Early Childhood Education – Theoretical and Empirical Approaches

Author(s): Petra Strehmela (petra.strehmel@haw-hamburg.de)

Source: Journal of Early Childhood Education Research; Vol 5(2), p. 344-355.

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Abstract: Leadership in early education is crucial for enhancing pedagogical quality. Task profiles and role models for leaders as well as requirements for the leaders’ qualifications and resources needed differ from country to country. Thus we need a systematic approach including theoretical frameworks and research to raise our knowledge and understanding about leaders’ activities in different systems of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC).

ISSN: 2323-7414

ISSN-L: 2323-7414 online

Author Affiliation: aHamburg University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Business and Social Sciences, Germany