Beyond passion: Building professional identity
This idea of professionalism and the need to have a strong professional identity are vital for those working in early childhood education and care (ECEC) spaces. Having a strong professional identity helps you to better advocate for play-based learning, for best quality services and for the sector as a whole.
This Everyday Learning Series title explores:
- the connection between professional identity and the image of the teacher
- the way in which four key elements help to construct the professional identity of early childhood professionals
- an ethical perspective on professional identity
- considerations for expanding your perspective through reflection and actions.