Character education: leading cultural change in preschools in Singapore

Carter, Margaret Anne, and Dasson, Merilyn (2015) Character education: leading cultural change in preschools in Singapore. In: [Presented at the 16th Annual Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association Conference]. From: PECERA 2015: 16th Annual Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association Conference, 24-26 July 2015, Sydney, NSW, Australia.

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Abstract

This qualitative study reports the practices of five educators, principals, in promoting values based social conventions in Singapore Catholic preschools. The findings to the field by extending the knowledge base of early years educations regarding values based social conventions in their early childhood education and care settings. The educators' transformational leadership is narrated through five themes: credible professional; purposeful collaborator; astute manager; coaching teacher; discerning monitor. The findings contribute to the field by extending the knowledge base of early years educations regarding values based social conventions in their early childhood education and care settings.

Item ID: 45601
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Keywords: Singapore; preschool; cultural change; character education; leadership
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Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2016 03:57
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1301 Education Systems > 130102 Early Childhood Education (excl Maori) @ 30%
13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership @ 30%
13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified @ 40%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930104 Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect) @ 65%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9304 School/Institution > 930402 School/Institution Community and Environment @ 35%
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