4 Teamwork and leadership

In recent decades there has been an increasing emphasis on leadership in education, particularly in early years education. Your governing body will have contact with the school’s senior leadership team in a number of ways and senior team leaders often form part of the governing body.

In this section you will learn about:

  • leadership in an educational setting
  • different leadership styles
  • how leadership is demonstrated
  • how teamwork and successful leadership underpin each other.

3.4 Acknowledging family structures

4.1 The importance of leadership