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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

Learning through Movement in the Early Years

A concise and up to date text for students and practitioners that looks specifically at children’s learning through movement and the implications of this understanding for practice in early years settings. 

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.

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.

A Practical Guide to Classroom Research

An accessible and practical guide to qualitative classroom research, suitable for any teacher, beginning or experienced, engaged in practitioner-based classroom enquiry. 

Positive Mental Health: A Whole School Approach

Targeted strategies for developing a whole school approach to mental health provision, emphasising the importance of creating a whole school culture which promotes a positive attitude towards mental health. 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children 4-11 Years

Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support primary-aged children with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools. 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Learners 11-18 Years

Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support young people with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools. 

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Studying for your Policing Degree

Essential reading for all those undertaking a policing or other law enforcement professional degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies to ensure success.

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Communication Skills for your Policing Degree

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

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

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.