TCHR3004: Discuss the challenges faced by early childhood educational leader with respect to leadership style, processes and practices employed; provide examples in practice.

Task Description

You are required to go through the 3 interviews with the educational leaders in ECED provided and then follow the instructions under the Task Instruction section below.

Task Instruction

Three interviews with educational leaders in ECEC are provided. Choose ONE interview with an educational leader to complete the analysis; the interviews can be found under the assignment 2 information. You will prepare a critical review of the role, responsibilities and challenges of the early childhood educational leader. The information collected from the interview is to be analysed to describe the educational leader’s position with respect to:

  • Key roles and responsibilities of the educational leader
  • The leadership style, and link this to early childhood leadership theory

Discuss the challenges faced by early childhood educational leader with respect to leadership style, processes and practices employed; provide examples in practice.

Present and discuss measures the educational leader takes to advocate for children’s learning and development.

Critically review what quality means in terms of the leadership role regarding educational outcomes for children; provide examples in practice.