Early Years

Early Years Professionals and Leadership


Highly effective leadership in children’s centres (2012).
The National College commissioned the NFER to investigate highly effective leadership and systems leadership in Sure Start Children’s Centres. The research included a literature review and case studies of 25 Children’s Centres.
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Evaluation of the role of early years professionals (2008)
Study exploring the views and experiences of a sample of early years professionals and their employers. The study was commissioned by the Children’s Workforce Development Council (CWDC) and QA Research, and undertaken by NFER together with CWDC.
Outline of the research

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