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April 3rd, 2020

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

International Leadership Research Forum and the Editors are happy to announce the fifth ILRF publication focusing on the different aspects of Leadership in the context of Early Childhood Education:

‘Global Perspectives of Leadership in Early Childhood Education and Care’

Editors: Dr Matshediso Rebecca Modise,  Prof Nkidi Caroline Phatudi, Dr Phala, Dr Johanna Heikka and Dr Elina Fonsén


 

August 19th, 2019

ILRFEC third free access publication is published!

Petra Strehmel, Johanna Heikka, Eeva Hujala, Jillian Rodd & Manjula Waniganayake (Eds.). (2019). Leadership in Early Education in Times of Change. Research from five Continents.

The book can be downloaded from our site!


May 15th, 2019

The 7th ILRFEC takes place in Pretoria, South Africa, in September 2019

The 7th ILRFEC meeting will take place at University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa 25th – 27th September 2019.

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June 4th, 2018

The 3rd ILRFEC-monograph will be published in December 2018

The 6th International Leadership Research Forum Early Childhood (ILRFEC) took place in at the University of applied sciences in Hamburg, Germany from 3rd to 6th of September 2017 with 50 participants. Most of the papers of the conference will be published in the ILRFEC-monograph #3:

Petra Strehmel, Johanna Heikka, Eeva Hujala, Jillian Rodd, Manjula Waniganayake (Eds.) Leadership in Early Education in Times of Change. Research from five Continents.

The collection brings together the latest work of researchers from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and North America focusing on early childhood leadership matters. It covers different aspects of leadership in early education: professional education and development, identity and leadership strategies as well as governance and leadership under different frame conditions. National perspectives are added by international comparisons.

This book will be published in 2019. A paperback will be available from Columbia University Press.


September 1st, 2017

Articles of ILRFEC second publication

Manjula Waniganayake, Jillian Rodd & Leanne Gibbs (Eds.). (2015). Thinking and Learning about Leadership: Early childhood research from Australia, Finland and Norway

can be downloaded from our site!

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March 3rd, 2017

The 6th ILRFEC – CALL FOR PAPERS

6th International Leadership Research Forum Early Childhood (ILRFEC) 3rd – 5th (6th) September 2017 at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany Alexanderstr. 1 in 20099 Hamburg.

More information > >


September 11th, 2015

The 5th ILRFEC – CALL FOR PAPERS EXTENDED!

Call for papers for 5th ILRFEC meeting at University of Eastern Finland in Savonlinna, Finland 9th-11th December 2015 is extended to September 20th, 2015.

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March 9th, 2015

Quality Childhood Conference International 2015 (QCCI 2015) at The Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd) on 18-19 June 2015

All ILRFEC members are invited to participate to the Quality Childhood conference on June 2015. More information and call for papers >>


November 13th, 2014

The 5th ILRFEC meeting at University of Eastern Finland in Savonlinna, Finland 9th-11th December 2015

More information and call for papers >>


August 12th, 2014

Conference abstracts and presentations

Conference abstracts and presentations can be found from Conferences-menu >> choose conference.


June 10th-12th, 2014

ILRFEC meeting in Trondheim, June 2014

The ILRFEC meeting will take place at Queen Maud University College of Early Childhood Education (QMUC) in Trondheim, Norway 10th -12th June 2014.

The aim of the ILRF is to gather people involved in early childhood leadership research, and to create an arena for presenting leadership research.

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Articles of Researching Leadership in Early Childhood Education can be downloaded from our site! 

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December 9th-12th, 2013

An exciting leadership event is happening in Sydney on the 11th of December!

Macquarie University and Community Child Care Cooperative NSW has come together to host a research symposium based on current research on early childhood leadership matters.

ILRFEC 2013 Conference

Some of the most influential early childhood leadership scholars are amongst the presenters.This is a unique opportunity to listen to these scholars about their current research. It is the first time that so many early childhood scholars focusing on leadership matters are coming together in Australia.


August 26th, 2013

ILRFEC publication out now!

Our publication Researching Leadership in Early Childhood Education is now available! For more information please click here.