The guide for Early Years managers on Level 4 and degree courses - fully revised and updated. This book is fully updated in-line with the Early Years Foundation Stage and the new National Occupational Standards in Leadership and Management for Care Services, so you can be sure you've got the right information. It is packed with real-life case studies to help you put the theory into action. The highly skilled and experienced author team brings you best practice for early years management that you can rely on. Managers' personal career development is supported with a whole new chapter on Management and Development of Self.