Management Guide: Supervision

Why supervision is such an important focus of the revised Early Years Foundation Stage and what it means for early years settings. Karen John of Pen Green Research Base provides expert advice.

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Supervision, part 1: Equipped to lead

In the first of a four-part series, Pen Green Research Base's Karen John explains why supervision is such an important focus of the revised EYFS and what it means for early years settings.

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Supervision, part 2: Achieving effectiveness

Karen John, of the Pen Green Research Base, explains why establishing a balance between the functions of supervision and the inevitable tensions in the workplace is key to success....

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Supervision, part 3: Why staff need to feel valued

Teams work most effectively when the strengths and emotional needs of individual members are recognised, says Karen John of the Pen Green Research Base.

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Supervision, part 4: How to embed an effective structure

In this final article, Karen John of the Pen Green Research Base focuses on the practicalities of introducing and implementing effective supervision within an organisation.