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Published: 18 June 2020

200 Pages


ISBN: 9780190322885

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Professional Communication for Early Childhood Educators

Interpersonal and Workplace Communication in Everyday Practice

Marianne Fenech and Jennifer Ribarovski

  • Explains the connection between effective communication and providing quality early childhood education
  • Builds readers capacity to understand and apply a range of interpersonal and workplace communication skills with a diversity of children, parents, colleagues and other stakeholders. These skills include engaging others, interviewing, managing conflict, managing change, leading effective meetings and working in teams
  • Provides readers with opportunities to reflect on their values, beliefs, knowledge, skills and personal wellbeing as facilitators and barriers to effective professional communication
  • Includes Spotlight on Communication where educators discuss areas of their practice relevant to professional communication to highlight key concepts
  • Includes links to the National Quality Standard, and to the National Quality Framework more broadly, where relevant
  • Includes videos showing professional communication in the context of Australian early childhood education services