The art of perfecting your team eyb article

The art of perfecting your team


Thelma Stephens shares a model approach to leadership and perfecting your team. Listening to feedback on various levels My previous experiences have shown that fostering a positive and individual relationship with each member of your team provides the firm foundation to base all your professional interactions. The ability to laugh at yourself with others and still maintain professional boundaries, while…

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The intelligent early years team

The intelligent early years team


How do you learn? Have you ever thought of the way your team acquire information? Do you know their learning strengths? According to Howard Gardner we all possess learning strengths and are capable of displaying intelligence in multiple areas. Nadia M. Ollivierre writes about how these strengths can be of great benefit to childcare professionals. Childcare professionals can use their…

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How to keep your early years staff

How to keep your early years staff


How to keep your Early Years staff is a response to burning questions like:  What is retention?  Why is retention important?  How do we know if practitioners are unhappy?  Dr. Margaret C. Simms discusses how you can improve retention in your Early Years setting? With its feet stuck firmly in researchful foundations this article provides practical advice on how to…

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13 Twitter accounts everyone running a childcare business should follow


Entrepreneurs 1.      Amber Atherton – @AmberAtherton The founder of MyFlashTrash, Amber, has built up a huge Twitter following by being really honest about what it takes to be successful in business. Want to learn some lessons from someone who has created a great business? Follow Amber Atherton. 2.     Karen Brady – @karren_brady As one of Britain’s leading business figures, Karren…

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HOW TO KEEP YOUR EARLY YEARS STAFF


With its feet stuck firmly in researchful foundations this article provides practical advice on how to keep your Early Years staff. Providers of full daycare are known to be prone to staff retention issues (DCSF 2007). Therefore, it makes good Early Years business sense, to develop an understanding of retention issues and be proactive in dealing with them. How to…

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