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Books for FE and HE education-related courses

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Non-directive Coaching

Attitudes, Approaches and Applications

Helps coaches develop their practice by assimilating ideas from a range of approaches, and applying their non-directive coaching skills in a number of other fields. Perfect for practitioners and those on coaching courses.

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.

International Perspectives on Early Years Workforce Development

Edited by Verity Campbell-Barr and Janet Georgeson Series edited by Chelle Davison

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. 

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.

Key Concepts in Primary Science

Audit and Subject Knowledge

Essential reading for all primary science trainee and beginning teachers who want to strengthen their science subject knowledge. 

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. 

Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics and Early English

This is an essential guide to teaching primary English, with a focus on systematic synthetic phonics. The new edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the structure, content and requirements of the national curriculum, and to include the latest policy context.

 

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Shifting Sands

Contemporary issues in primary schools

A practical guide to a range of key contemporary issues in primary schools, with summaries of legislation and policy, and workable strategies to embed them in the classroom.

Supporting Troubled Young People

A practical guide to helping with mental health problems

An accessible guide for those wanting to help and support children and young people with, or at risk of developing mental health problems.

Reflective Primary Teaching

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. 

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Re-examining Success

Raising pupils’ examination performance at secondary school: systems, techniques, processes and partners

Provides the research and practical insights required for secondary schools to radically review and remodel exam preparation provision with a view to ensuring more pupils, particularly those that are vulnerable, can perform to their potential.

The Head of Year’s Handbook

Driving Student Well-being and Engagement

Is it possible to achieve a good work-life balance as a head of year while still being effective and offering the best pastoral care for your students that you can? This book shows you how.

A Critical Guide to the SEND Code of Practice 2015

A practical guide to the SEND CoP for trainees, teachers and other health and social care professionals working with children and young people who present with special educational needs or disability. 

Developing Practice Transnationally

By Karen Smith Edited by Joy Jarvis

A clear and concise introduction to transnational practice in higher education, drawing on research, current sector guidance and policy.