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Leadership in early childhood education and care : Facing the challenges and embracing new possibilities

@inproceedings{Hrd2012LeadershipIE,
  title={Leadership in early childhood education and care : Facing the challenges and embracing new possibilities},
  author={Louise H{\aa}rd},
  year={2012}
}
In the highly femin ised field of early ch ildhood education and care (ECEC) research indicates discord with traditional leadership models and rationales (Aubrey, 2007, Ebbeck and Waniganayake, 2003, Rodd, 2006) The cultural expectation of ‘niceness’ is often considered incongruent with interpretations of leadership, resulting in limited leadership enactment. ECEC personnel express a resolve to achieve improved outcomes for children, staff and families However, low social kudos and remuneration… 

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