Leadership and Management in the Early Years


A practical guide to building confidence and leadership skills

Jane Cook, Liz Rouse

Leadership and Management in the Early Years offers a straightforward, common sense approach to leadership that can be applied to everyday practice. It empowers educators to set realistic yet challenging goals and solve problems creatively.

Key Features:

  • Reflective Leadership: Being a reflective leader to assess and improve your leadership style and practices.
  • Vision and Goal Setting: Discover the significance of having a clear vision. Learn how to set and achieve realistic goals that inspire your team.
  • Building a Team: Explore strategies for building a strong, cohesive team.
  • Supervision Skills: Supporting, guiding, and motivating your team to achieve their best performance.
  • Change and Action Planning: Implementing changes smoothly and effectively, ensuring positive outcomes for your educational environment.

Orders are normally dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. Goods are shipped by Australia Post or by local courier, depending upon the location, with a delivery expectation of 3 to 10 business days. We will email dispatch confirmation and tracking details.

International Orders
We are happy to supply orders from outside Australia and New Zealand. Orders will be dispatched by International Air which has delivery expectations of 3-21 business days depending upon your location.

We offer a 14-day inspection with freepost return on all printed products.
Please be aware that we cannot offer an approval period or accept returns on digital resources, so orders for these resources are final.

Jane Cook

Jane Cook 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. Jane 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.

Additional Information
Weight 0.23 kg
Dimensions 297 × 210 × 5 cm