Creative, Connected
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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.

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. 

Psychosocial and Relationship-based Practice

This book offers a critical multidisciplinary analysis of case studies of social work interventions from a psychosocial and relationship-based perspective.

Enriching Primary English

This essential text provides ideas for trainees and teachers to extend both their own teaching and their pupils’ learning in primary English through creative approaches and enrichment strategies to promote best practice and outstanding teaching.

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. 

Digital Literacy for Primary Teachers

A new text on digital literacy for primary trainees and teachers, completely up to date for the new primary curriculum and computing programmes of study.

Teaching Phonics and Early Reading

Key Extracts from Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics and Early English

Key extracts from Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics and Early English with a focus on phonics and early reading.

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Primary Inclusion and the National Priorities

Key Extracts from Inclusive Primary Teaching

This Critical Focus contains key extracts from Inclusive Primary Teaching: A Critical Approach to Equality and Sepecial Educational Neeeds with a focus on the national priority areas for schools.

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An Introduction to Primary Inclusion

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. 

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Social Policy and Drugs and Alcohol

Key Extracts from Understanding Substance Use: Policy and Practice

Key extracts from Understanding Substance Use: Policy and Practice with an emphasis on social policy.

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Voices within Modern Mental Health

Edited by Steven Walker

Key extracts from Modern Mental Health: : Critical Perspectives on Psychiatric Practice which present a range of ersonal experiences.

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Communication Skills for your Social Work Degree

For those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of social work.

Relationship-based Social Work with Adults

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

Communication Skills for your Education Degree

For those undertaking an education or teaching degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of education and teaching.

Safeguarding Adults Together under the Care Act 2014

A multi-agency practice guide

An essential adult safeguarding practice multi-agency framework under the Care Act 2014.

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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.

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. 

Co-creating Learning and Teaching

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.