Books for FE and HE education-related courses
A critical approach to equality and special educational needs and disability
A fully updated equality- and child-centred approach to inclusive teaching, essential for all primary trainees.
An examination of the current structure of the early childhood education and care workforce in different countries, each of which represents a distinct philosophical tradition.
Key Extracts from Inclusive Primary Teaching
Key extracts from Inclusive Primary Teaching: A Critical Approach to Equality and Special Educational Needs which form an essential introduction to the area through a focus on inclusive learning environments.
Audit and Subject Knowledge
Essential reading for all primary science trainee and beginning teachers who want to strengthen their science subject knowledge.
A critical foundation
An essential text for students and practitioners on the development and acquisition of language and literacy in the early years.
Becoming an inspirational teacher
An essential and aspirational read for all beginning teachers, with a clear focus on learning in order to help you become an OUTSTANDING TEACHER who makes a difference to learners, colleagues, schools and policy.
A concise and up to date text for students and practitioners that looks specifically at children’s learning through movement and the implications of this understanding for practice in early years settings.
Core Knowledge and Understanding
This essential guide gives all primary trainees and beginning teachers the key knowledge, understanding and skills new teachers need to succeed.
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.
Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support primary-aged children with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools.
Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support young people with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools.
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.
A Practical Toolkit for Teachers
Enables and supports teachers to deliver the content of the new statutory guidance for relationships education in primary schools, operational from 2020.
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.
Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of all those teaching in schools and colleges.
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.