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This free course, Early years team work and leadership, explores aspects of teamwork and leadership for early years practitioners.
After studying this course, you should be able to:
- understand the concept of leadership in the early years
- demonstrate an awareness of factors that influence leadership and teamwork
- understand how teamwork can support leadership skills
- reflect on personal leadership and teamwork skills.
- Current section: Introduction
- Learning outcomes
- 1 Thinking about leadership
- 2 Working in teams
- 3 Revisiting leadership
- Keep on learning
- Further reading
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Early years team work and leadership
In this course you will explore your understanding of leadership and how it operates in your early years setting. You will also consider how you work within a team and how your skills contribute towards supporting leadership. The course contains views from practitioners in different settings and at different stages in their early years careers.
This OpenLearn course is an adapted extract from the Open University course.
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Originally published: Tuesday, 16th February 2016
Last updated on: Tuesday, 12th April 2016
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