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Further Education


Our Further Education titles are designed to provide both pre-service and in service trainees and experienced teachers with the skills and critical understanding to explore and improve their professional practice. Written in an accessible style, our books are enjoyable to read and easy to engage with. Readers are encouraged to develop the critical thinking skills they need to succeed in their careers and will gain a firm grasp of the key developments in policy and practice which underpin the sector and continue to shape the working environment.

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Learning Teaching

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 Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

A fully revised and updated second edition of the complete guide to the new Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, suitable for use with any awarding organisation.

Dial M for Mentor

Critical reflections on mentoring for coaches, educators and trainers

Dial M takes a creative and fun approach to improving your mentoring skills. It uses stories of learning relationships from film, TV and literature as a tool for reflecting on, understanding and evolving your mentoring and coaching practice. 

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. 

A Concise Guide to the Level 3 Award in Education and Training

A concise one stop, pick up/put down book providing both pre and in-service trainees with comprehensive coverage of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training, including the Learning and Development units.

Embedding English and Maths

Practical Strategies for FE and Post-16 Tutors

Practical strategies for post-16 tutors to embed and develop English and maths skills in their teaching while engaging and motivating learners.

A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

A new updated edition of this essential text for the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training, tailored to meet the demands of the new qualification and latest ETF Standards.

Teaching in Further Education

The Inside Story

Explores the teacher’s role and what makes for effective learning and teaching in the further education sector through means of a fictional approach. 

Reflective Teaching and Learning in Further Education

This book looks at critical reflection as a key skill for all trainees and teachers in further education (FE) and an important part of the new Professional Standards.

Supporting Primary Teaching and Learning

A key text for all those studying on Foundation Degrees in supporting primary and early years teaching and learning, and particularly those working at levels 4 and 5

Becoming an Outstanding Personal Tutor

Supporting Learners through Personal Tutoring and Coaching

An essential text for pre-service and in-service trainees and existing practitioners in further education focusing on delivering outstanding personal tutoring and coaching.

Understanding the Further Education Sector

A critical guide to policies and practices

An accessible and critical sourcebook about the FE sector for all those working towards QTLS.

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Using Lesson Observation to Improve Learning

Practical Strategies for FE and Post-16 Tutors

Practical strategies for post-16 tutors to improve teaching and learning in the key areas identified in lesson observations.

Learning Technology

A Handbook for FE Teachers and Assessors

An accessible, practical and up to date book targeted at FE and post-16 teachers, whatever their academic or vocational specialism. The book provides the knowledge and skills required to source learning technology tools, objects and content and to convert traditional learning and teaching resources into engaging and interactive online material.

Supporting Behaviour by Building Resilience and Emotional Intelligence

A Guide for Classroom Teachers

For all trainees and teachers, this handy guide provides an understanding of and strategies for building resilience and emotional intelligence to improve classroom behaviour, promote stress-free teaching and so enhance learning.

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The New Apprenticeships

Facilitating Learning, Mentoring, Coaching and Assessing

A key text for all those involved in supporting the new apprentices, as mentors, coaches, assessors and learning facilitators.