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Critical Guides for Teacher Educators

Critical Guides for Teacher Educators

Where can you find concise, critical, well-researched material on current and key aspects
of professional learning written specifically for you?

Series editor: Ian Menter, University of Oxford 

Concise, critical, up to date and research-based! Teacher education is in a state of dynamic flux.

These timely books all connect with current themes and developments in teacher education in the UK and the wider world.

Ideal for CPD and teacher education in schools as well as in universities.

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How do expert primary classteachers really work?

A critical guide for teachers, headteachers and teacher educators

An essential text for anyone interested in teaching primary school children, including teacher educators, classteachers and headteachers, critically examining what constitutes outstanding or good teaching of children in the primary years .

Theories of Professional Learning

A Critical Guide for Teacher Educators

By Carey Philpott Series edited by Ian Menter

An essential guide to important theories of professional learning for teacher educators, of particular value to those taking on new responsibilities in relation to initial teacher education (ITE) and those interested in developing new ways of working in partnership. 

Developing Creative and Critical Educational Practitioners

By Victoria Door Series edited by Ian Menter

Encourages teacher educators to promote flexible and sustainable practice in their students, enabling them to flourish within an ever-changing educational environment. 

Developing outstanding practice in school-based teacher education

Edited by Kim Jones and Elizabeth White Series edited by Ian Menter

A concise and critical text designed to help the growing group of school-based teacher educators and those based in higher education develop excellent professional practice across their institutions.

Beginning Teachers' Learning

Making experience count

Draws on individual case studies and up to date research to explains how teacher educators can equip beginning teachers to learn much more effectively in school. 

Ability-grouping in Primary Schools

Case Studies and Critical Debates

This book links theory, policy and practice in a critical examination of ability-grouping practices and their implications in primary schools, with particular reference to primary mathematics.

Teacher Status and Professional Learning

The Place Model

A key text for teacher educators exploring the concepts of status and professionalism and in particular how they can encourage their trainees to consider their place within the current environment.

Post Compulsory Teacher Educators: Connecting Professionals

By Jim Crawley Series edited by Ian Menter

A call to action for post-compulsory teacher education professionals, both in the UK and internationally, to unite around key principles and practices. 

Coteaching in Teacher Education

Innovative Pedagogy for Excellence

By Colette Murphy Series edited by Ian Menter

A concise and comprehensive overview of the practice of coteaching, including its benefits and educational and social implications.

Evidence-based teaching in primary education

Edited by Val Poultney Series edited by Ian Menter

A key text for all teacher educators in schools and universities focusing on how universities and primary schools can work together to lead, manage and sustain a culture of teacher inquiry. 

Tackling Social Disadvantage through Teacher Education

By Ian Thompson Series edited by Ian Menter

A valuable reference and pedagogical tool for teachers and teacher educators on key issues related to teaching pupils from disadvantaged and impoverished backgrounds.

Teacher Education Partnerships

Policy and Practice

A critical review of initial teacher education partnerships, putting forward a set of principles necessary for the development of effective ITE partnership working.