1. The impetus for this book: our early childhood leadership think tank; 2. Nau mai e Hine ki te Aoturoa a tou tupuna a Tanematuai tiki ai ki roto o Matangireia i a Io Matangaro, i roto o Rangiatea a whata ana; 3. Te Kete Aronui - harmful knowledge: colonization, racism, and white privilege in the lives of Ma ori women - leading in mainstream early childhood centres in Aotearoa, New Zealand; 4. Leadership as change: immanent knowledge practices for emergent educational leaderships and organizational learning; 5. Knowledge possibilizing: a transgressional learning and leadership model; 6. A cultural-historical activity theory perspective on learning to lead; 7. Leading organizational change: the case of Haneul Early Learning Centre; 8. A conversation between approaches: no gifts, no comparisons, just enough food for thought - He whakawhiti whakaaro korero.
Offers stimulating insights by presenting three contrasting approaches to leadership research and learning in early childhood education.
Joce Nuttall is a Research Professor at Australian Catholic University, Australia, and a Fellow of the Australian Teacher Education Association. Joce's research focuses on professional learning in early childhood education, mainly in Aotearoa New Zealand and Australia, and through collaboration with colleagues in England, Norway, and South Korea. Anne B. Reinertsen is a Professor at Ostfold University College, Norway. Anne's research focuses on philosophy of education, knowledges of practice, subjective professionalism, academic writing, leadership, materiality of language, and new configurations of research methodologies. Arvay Hinemoa Armstrong-Read is an Indigenous scholar and a Mareikura researcher based in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Arvay recently completed her Ph.D. with Monash University, Australia. Arvay's research interests focus on Indigenous knowledge systems, Tupuna matauranga, Kaupapa Maori theory, Mana wahine leadership, leadership, and the Taiao. Her work has extended to collaboration on research projects with Haukainga, Hapu, and colleagues in Aotearoa New Zealand.