Research Tag Educational Leadership

An Evaluation Study of the ECEL Programme: A Leadership Development Programme based on a Work-study Arrangement

Written by Ms Mia Harrison, Mr Yu Min Lye, and Ms Lynn Heng et al., this is a report presented at PECERA 2022 that investigated the effectiveness and sustainability of the Early Childhood Education Leadership (ECEL) program jointly launched by NTUC First Campus and Singapore University of Social Sciences in 2020. The ECEL program aims to develop leaders in the early childhood education sector so as to improve the quality of teaching and care.

Readiness of Early Childhood Professionals in Singapore to Take on a Leadership Role

Written by Emeritus Prof Marjory Ebbeck et al., this paper discusses the readiness of early childhood educators in embarking on leadership roles. It also presents the factors that motivate or discourage educators from taking on such positions. Based on the findings obtained from an online survey and a focus group discussion, this paper offers recommendations with regards to organisational support that would foster and develop leadership in early childhood professionals.