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  • Conceptualising leadership in early childhood education in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Thornton, Kate; Wansbrough, Deborah; Clarkin-Phillips, Jeanette; Aitken, Helen; Tamati, Aroaro (The New Zealand Teachers Council, 2009)
    The New Zealand Teachers Council Te Pouherenga Kaiako o Aotearoa is pleased to publish this occasional paper focused on leadership in early childhood education in Aotearoa New Zealand. The project that led to this publication ...
  • Connecting curriculum and policy to assist families' aspirations

    Clarkin-Phillips, Jeanette (Wilf Malcolm Institute of Educational Research, Faculty of Education, University of Waikato, 2012)
    Te Whāriki, New Zealand’s early childhood national curriculum, is strongly underpinned by sociocultural and ecological theories of development that recognise the significance of families in children’s lives. There are, ...
  • Dialogue-based teaching: The art museum as a learning space

    Clarkin-Phillips, Jeanette (University Library System, University of Pittsburgh, 2013)
    Book review of "Olga Dysthe, Nana Bernhardt & Line Esbjørn (2013). Dialogue-based teaching. The art museum as a learning space. Copenhagen, Denmark: Skoletjenesten."
  • Distributed leadership: Growing strong communities of practice in early childhood centres

    Clarkin-Phillips, Jeanette (New Zealand Educational Administration and Leadership Society (NZEALS), 2011)
    This paper explores how leadership roles that are distributed across participants and mostly non-hierarchical (Bennett, Wise, Woods, and Harvey, 2003; Mayrowetz, 2008) can build strong communities of practice. In early ...
  • Distributing the leadership: A case study of professional development

    Clarkin-Phillips, Jeanette (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    This study explores the question of what might be a model of effective leadership for pedagogical change in early childhood education in Aotearoa/New Zealand. Drawing on a framework of gateways for personalising learning ...

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  • Teachers’ perspectives and implementation of the child-centred curriculum for preschool education in Timor-Leste.

    De Araujo, Lucia Guterres (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    Timor-Leste has been an independent nation for more than 15 years. However, the acts of decolonisation and the rebuilding of the education system has been a dilemma. Today, providing health care, quality education, and ...
  • Democratic Leadership - A local story

    Dowling, Linda Ann (University of Waikato, 2017)
    Leadership is traditionally viewed as an individual property and researched from the perspective of behaviours, traits or characteristics that these individuals possess. Notions of democratic leadership can offer early ...
  • The journey of leaders: Planned or unplanned?

    Ryan, Nicole (The University of Waikato, 2010)
    According to Ren-Etta Sullivan (2003) pathways that lead to career progression within the early childhood education sector are unclear. Furthermore it seems that there is a lack of research which underpins leadership theory ...