How do you become an outstanding secondary teacher?
That is the question that every trainee, teacher and teacher educator tries to answer.
Becoming an effective teacher involves developing an identity and an excellent understanding of both theory and practice. Our books discuss theory in context, include case studies and encourage discussion to help you achieve outstanding results in school.
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.
The Place Model
A key text for teacher educators exploring the concepts of status and professionalism and in particular how they can encourage their trainees to consider their place within the current environment.
Essential reading if you are considering making an application for secondary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme. Introduces you to a range of perspectives on teaching and teacher education and guides you through the application process to ensure you choose the training route that’s right for you.
Encourages teacher educators to promote flexible and sustainable practice in their students, enabling them to flourish within an ever-changing educational environment.
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.
A Critical Guide for Teacher Educators
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.
Making experience count
Draws on individual case studies and up to date research to explains how teacher educators can equip beginning teachers to learn much more effectively in school.
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.
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.
Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of all those teaching in schools and colleges.
A practical guide to the SEND CoP for trainees, teachers and other health and social care professionals working with children and young people who present with special educational needs or disability.
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.
How knowing the facts 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.
An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on special educational needs and disability for all early career teachers.