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Bone, Jane – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
This philosophically driven work is intended to trouble the position of the small chair in early childhood settings. It is theoretically driven by an aspect of sociological and cultural theory called hauntology, and by the theories of new feminist materialism. The work of Sara Ahmed influences the direction taken here. An assemblage of personal…
Descriptors: Furniture, Early Childhood Education, Classroom Environment, Power Structure
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Srinivasan, Prasanna – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
Early childhood curricular documents in countries such as Australia position children's voice and agency as central to all early childhood practices. Children's choices expressed by their voices are regarded as children's exhibition of their agency. Hence, early childhood educators are urged to listen and respond to children's voices, and such…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Children, Individual Power, Foreign Countries
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Moss, Peter; Urban, Mathias – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
In this colloquium, the authors provide an update on the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's proposal for an International Early Learning and Child Well-being Study, the 'first wave' of which is now being implemented in three countries: England, Estonia and the USA. The authors argue that as the International Early Learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Well Being, International Organizations
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Baroutsis, Aspa; Kervin, Lisa; Woods, Annette; Comber, Barbara – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
Examining how young children learn to write is increasingly important as global society moves further towards a knowledge economy, where the production of texts of various kinds is an increasingly ubiquitous practice in everyday life and work. While there has been recent policy and practice focus on children's writing performance in standardised…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Freehand Drawing, Writing Processes, Young Children
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Mäntyjärvi, Marjo; Puroila, Anna-Maija – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
This study addresses leadership enactment in the context of early childhood education and care centres in Finland. The study was implemented at a time when the early childhood education and care legislation had changed. The research draws from relational leadership theory to address the following questions: How do leaders, practitioners and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Educational Legislation, Private Schools
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Yang, Weipeng – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
School leadership plays a critical role in providing appropriate and sustainable curriculum practices. However, there remain significant knowledge gaps in understanding early childhood curriculum leadership in Chinese contexts. In order to examine early childhood curriculum leadership in such contexts, this study analyses and interprets data from…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Curriculum Development, Leadership Responsibility, Preschool Curriculum
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Robson, Jennifer van Krieken; Martin, Estelle – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
Early childhood education settings can be understood as public forums where adults and children engage together in the implementation of national policy. The authors reflect on ethical dilemmas for leaders in early childhood education arising from the implementation of national policy. Dilemmas can be problematic in the sense that they are…
Descriptors: Ethics, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Early Childhood Education
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Aubrey, Carol Anita – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
This article uses autoethnography as the method of inquiry to explore definitions and contexts of early childhood education leadership. This affords a new space between the subjective and objective, the autobiographical and the cultural, to write in a way that lies between literature and the social sciences. Against a backcloth of scientific and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Styles
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Fairchild, Nikki – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
Engaging with posthuman theorising, this article puts to work a number of concepts to produce generative reimaginings of early years leadership. In 1992, Deleuze argued that we are witnessing a transition from societies of confinement to 'societies of control'. In societies of control, power operates through neo-liberal corporate worlds via a…
Descriptors: Leadership, Power Structure, Educational Philosophy, Humanism
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Palaiologou, Ioanna; Male, Trevor – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
In this conceptual article, the authors examine the context of early childhood education and care in England and the underpinning predominant ideologies to explore how these impact on the framing of leadership. The English context entails several contradictions (antinomies) at ontological, epistemological and axiological levels, and is heavily…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Epistemology
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Penn, Helen – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
This colloquium argues that writings on leadership in the early years commonly assume a service ethos. The aim of nurseries and other early childhood settings is to provide a service for children and their parents, and the task of leadership is seen to be to find effective ways of defining and realizing this aim. But increasingly, and especially…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Commercialization
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Moreno, Amanda J.; Nagasawa, Mark K.; Schwartz, Toby – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
Social and emotional learning is a young field, but a very old concept. The idea that children require explicit instruction in social-emotional capacities is present in the writings of philosophers as far back as Plato, and partly constitutes the roots of the "whole-child development" and "developmentally appropriate practice"…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children
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Watson, Karen – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
In early childhood education, playing with friends has long been considered developmentally appropriate and an indicator of a child's growing social competency. 'We are all friends' is a familiar mantra heard in classrooms and playgrounds. For children with a diagnosed disability and their families, inclusive settings offer the promise of play…
Descriptors: Friendship, Play, Early Childhood Education, Students with Disabilities
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Stearns, Clio – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2018
This article offers a critique of social-emotional learning programs through the lens of psychoanalytic theory and with a particular focus on the theoretical contributions of Kleinian psychoanalysis. In particular, the article draws on concepts of affective positions to show that social-emotional learning is mired in a paranoid-schizoid mentality…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Metacognition, Self Control
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Vintimilla, C. D. – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2018
This article documents the initial work and encounters of a pedagogista with a group of educators on the west coast of Canada. The article retraces the complexities and vulnerabilities of such encounters, and presents them as generative and rich conversations that were carried along by, and not despite, their difficulty. They followed a practice…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, College Faculty
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