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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.

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Assessment

By Chris Atherton Series edited by Val Poultney

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.

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Assessment: Getting it Right in a Week

A straightforward toolkit of ideas for effective assessment in the classroom for all busy teachers. 

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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.

Personal Tutor individual SAS form
Personal Tutor institutional SAS form

Behaviour Management: Getting it Right in a Week

Workable strategies, tips and advice for busy teachers who want to address low level disruption and improve behaviour in their classroom. 

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British Values: Getting it Right in a Week

An easy and effective way for teachers to understand and embed British Values in their classrooms.

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Creativity: Getting it Right in a Week

Practical guidance on creative teaching, teaching for creativity and creative learning for all busy teachers. 

9781911106869_WEB_Creativity_In_a_Week_9_21.pdf

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.

Activity 10: Maths quiz
Activity 2: It's all about attitude!
Activity 3: Cups and coins
Activity 4: Tell a story about a chart
Activity 5: Mind reading with maths
Activity 6: Bedroom makeover
Activity 7: Discrimination legislation questions
Activity 8: Converting units of measurement
Activity 9: Finding faults
Activity 1; Age and house number
Activity 11: A-Z activity
Activity 12: Spelling test
Activity 13: Apostrophes
Activity 14: Prefix, suffix and root words
Speaking and listening scenarios
Activity 16: Fact and opinion
Activity 17: Answering a customer complaint
Activity 18: Creating a leaflet
Activity 19: Presenting an argument
Activity 20: Providing good customer service
Appendix 2:Spelling log
Appendix 3: Assessing writing skills
Appendix 4: Self-assessment sheet for maths problems
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Equality and Diversity in Further Education

Critical understanding and practical guidance for existing lecturers and trainee teachers within FE, explaining how they can overcome the challenges of managing diversity and promoting equality to establish a positive learning environment to meet the needs of all learners.

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Evidence-based Teaching

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.

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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.

Learning_Teaching_sample.pdf

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.

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Relationship-based Social Work with Adults

A guide to relationship-based practice for social work with adults

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. 

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.

Future-proof Your School

Steering culture, driving school improvement, developing excellence

Wouldn’t it be great if you could equip your school and yourself to face whatever the future might throw at you! Wherever you are in your teaching career, this book provides an effective approach to change management that is simple and sustainable.

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Relationships Education for Primary Schools (2020)

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. 

Relationships and Sex Education for Secondary Schools (2020)

A Practical Toolkit for Teachers

Enables and supports teachers to deliver the content of the new statutory guidance for relationships and sex education in secondary schools, operational from 2020. 

What Every Parent Should Know About Education

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. 

RISK

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.