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Well-being in the Early Years

An up to date multi-disciplinary and holistic approach to the well-being of young children that supports child development modules on a variety of university courses.

Starting Social Work

Reflections of a Newly Qualified Social Worker

A Newly Qualified Social Worker’s experience, reflections and gentle advice on the training process and early years of a Social Work career.

Understanding Substance Use

Policy and Practice

The book will enable social work professionals to develop a critical understanding of substance use policy, theory and practice which they can use in practice.

The Professional Teacher in Further Education

An accessible and up to date critical analysis of professionalism for student teachers and practitioners within the Further Education (FE) sector.

Getting into Primary Teaching

Edited by David Owen and Cathy Burnett Series edited by Andrew J Hobson

Essential reading if you are considering making an application for primary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme.

Understanding and Enriching Problem Solving in Primary Mathematics

Essential reading for all those teaching or training to teach primary mathematics, tackling the knowledge and skills required to successfully teach the tricky area of problem solving.

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.

Practical Ideas for Teaching Primary Science

Aimed at trainees and teachers, this up to date text addresses primary science teaching in light of the new primary National Curriculum and the latest Teachers’ Standards, providing creative, inspiring and practical ideas and approaches for teaching the full range of science topics. 

The Critical Years

Early Years Development from Conception to 5

A book that brings up to date theory and understanding of child development in the early years into the workplace.

 

Inclusion in Further Education

A critical understanding of the complex concept of inclusion and its implementation in a range of different contextual settings for all those teaching or training to teach within the Further Education sector.

Teaching and Supporting Adult Learners

This publication enables those teaching adult learners to gain an understanding of the difficulties that students may experience while developing their own professional practice in order to create effective, focused and inclusive teaching strategies for this group.

Social Media in Social Work Education

Edited by Joanne Westwood

An up-to-date guide to the effective use of social media in social work education

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Classroom Talk

Series edited by Val Poultney By Rupert Knight

Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to oracy / classroom talk with practical advice on how to engage with and evaluate the ideas explored.

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.

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

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

Positive Mental Health for School Leaders

Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of those with leadership roles in schools and colleges.

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Professional Learning Communities and Teacher Enquiry

Series edited by Val Poultney Edited by Alison Fox

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.

In the Zone

Helping children rise to the challenge of learning

In the Zone argues that challenge is an essential element of true learning, without which there can be no progress. It brings together supportive materials to encourage teachers to reflect on their present practice, take sensible risks with their teaching, and understand the importance of enjoyment and engagement for both teachers and pupils.

Co-creating Learning and Teaching

Towards relational pedagogy in higher education

Highlights the benefits of classroom-level, relational, dialogic pedagogy and co-creation, with examples of practice and practical guidance, and a unique perspective in bringing together the concept of co-creation with relational pedagogy within higher education learning and teaching.

Conversations to Change Teaching

An essential text for all academics highlighting the importance of staff having focused conversations about teaching, to build individual and team capacity and to bring about institutional change.