All posts by Leanne Gibbs

Leanne Gibbs’ experience in early childhood education spans the roles of teacher, centre director, adviser and manager roles with local, state and federal government and lecturer/teacher at universities and TAFE. Leanne was a manager of professional development programs for major early childhood education providers and was previously the CEO of the sector peak Community Child Care Co-operative New South Wales. Leanne is a non-executive Director on boards and co-host of the podcast The Early Education Show. She is a doctoral candidate at Charles Sturt University researching leadership in early childhood education.

Leading the future of early childhood education

LEANNE GIBBS is widely known and respected for her clarity and insights on leadership in early childhood. Her masterclass—Growing great leadership—was held on day zero of the 2019 ECA National Conference. It explored some of the pressing issues, including the future of leadership in early childhood education and care (ECEC) and the complexities educators face […]

Data, democracy and the Dialogic Café

Creativity and innovation are fundamental to early childhood education. Educators are required to be creative in their daily practices of building relationships with children, families and each other. They constantly need to apply innovative solutions to challenging problems. And they gain diverse perspectives through critical inquiry. Creativity, diversity and innovation have sustained me throughout my rich […]

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