Books for FE and HE education-related courses
The complete and up-to-date guide to the Professional Skills Tests for Teachers, providing support and guidance plus hundreds of sample questions and full practice papers to ensure your success.
Going up if teaching gets you down
This could be just the LIFT you need in your teaching career! This practical, strategy-led book is suitable for trainees, teachers and school leaders, and can be used to promote both individual reflection or a wider staff discussion around the themes of resilience and well-being.
A quick and handy guide to evidencing and meeting Part 1 of the Teachers’ Standards for trainee teachers.
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Designed to support professional development in Further Education at all levels, from the trainee teacher to the experienced team leader. The A-Z format ensures the book is comprehensive and easy to use, while a list of key themes enables the reader to navigate the material in a range of ways.
A Critical Overview for Enquiring Teachers
A concise guide to evidence-based teaching, offering practical advice on how to implement it and evaluate its success.
Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to Assessment, packed with practical advice on how to implement and evaluate various models.
Provides you with a sound knowledge and understanding of what to expect, and what will be expected of you as a university student. Also covers teaching and assessment methods within education and hints on how to manage your education / teaching studies in an effective way and make the most of the resources available to you.
Gives you with a sound knowledge and understanding of what constitutes good academic writing in education through a range of strategies for writing successful essays and reports. Emphasises the importance of clarity and coherence in your writing about education and advises how to improve your academic style, grammar and punctuation, and formatting and presentation.
An essential text for all those undertaking an education or teaching degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for critical thinking, reading and writing.
For those undertaking an education or teaching degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of education and teaching.
An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on mental well-being and self-care for all early career teachers.
Meeting the Teachers’ Standards throughout your professional career
Fully revised and updated, this text helps trainees and teachers develop their effectiveness by reflecting on, analysing and improving their practice in the light of a deeper understanding of the professional Teachers' Standards.
How knowing the evidence can help your child succeed
A walk through all the most important issues in education, comparing commonly-held beliefs with simple summaries of the evidence, providing you with clear, jargon-free information.
Signposting better choices to more adventurous teaching
Go on! You can do it!
This book follows on from David Gumbrell’s text LIFT!, arguing that when you are feeling more resilient you have the courage and confidence to take more risks. You can also calculate that risk more rationally, thereby making it less risky and more likely to result in success.
Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to professional learning communities and teacher enquiry, with practical advice on how to engage with and evaluate various models.