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compare and contrast the role of the manager in a private day nursery with that of a family centre run by the local authority

April 1, 2016 | Author: | Posted in public administration, social sciences

Difference between the roles of Managers in a private Day Care Nursery with that of Managers in Family Centers run by local authorities

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Providing education to children at an early age is very important Educators , child advocates , parents and guardians of young children feel that early childhood education play a major role in the child ‘s life The earliest years of a child ‘s life is the key to predicting ultimate success [banner_entry_middle]

in school and life (CPPP1999 . It is on this stage of the child ‘s life where he or she learns the four learning goals : knowledge (consists of facts , concepts , ideas , and vocabulary , skills (small units of action that occur in short period of time , disposition (respond to certain situations , and feelings (emotional states (Katz 2003 . When an appropriate educational program is provided to the child , positive outcome will be an end result

Early education has a great role in the child ‘s life . When given such opportunity , the child is less likely to be antisocial and repeat a grade . She or he may attain higher levels of achievement , far more likely to graduate from high school and be more prepared to enter school , and have higher IQ ‘s (CPPP1999

The EPPE and REPEY studies have shown that pre-school experience (compared to ) benefit children throughout Key Stage 1 (Sylva et al 2004 . EPPE found that good quality provision was found in all types of early years settings , and that there was greater variation within each type than between them

Difference between the roles of Managers in a private Day Care Nursery with that of Managers in Family Centers run by local authorities

Over 15 years ago , Beare (1989 ) stated that `outstanding leadership has invariably emerged as a key characteristic of outstanding schools . This importance of leadership in the child ‘s education is still being acknowledged today . The contribution of educational leadership clearly and `unequivocally ‘ indicated the importance of leadership for `improving organizational performance and raising achievement (Muijs et al , 2004 see also Leithwood Riehl , 2003 Southworth , 1998 Evans Teddlie , 1995 Cheung , 1994 Sammons et al ,1995 . Following from Ofsted ‘s (2003a ) identification of the importance of leadership , the HMI report Leadership and Management : managing the workforce , highlighted

the importance of developing and managing the culture and ethos of the school , providing a good working environment , tackling excessive workloads , providing well-targeted staff development opportunities and introducing change with sensitivity ‘ as key tasks leaders face (Ofsted 2003b

Concerns have been expressed about the quality of programs and services for young children and their families has been related to effective leadership (Rodd , 1997 see also Jorde-Bloom , 1992 Clyde et al , 1994 Kagan , 1994 Clyde Rodd , 1995 . Leadership therefore plays an important role in the education of said children . Rodd (1998 : 2 ) offers a fairly detailed workable definition of leadership , one which attempts to identify the complexity of the leader ‘s role

Leadership can be described as a process… [banner_entry_footer]

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