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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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Creativity: Getting it Right in a Week

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

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Early Years Placements

A Critical Guide to Outstanding Work-based Learning

A key text for all those undertaking placements or work-based learning in early years settings.

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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. 

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Language, Literacy and Communication in the Early Years:

A critical foundation

An essential text for students and practitioners on the development and acquisition of language and literacy in the early years. 

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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. 

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Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Young Children 0-5 Years

Essential support for all trainees and practitioners working in early years contexts, helping them to understand  and mitigate against the risk factors of mental health needs in children from birth to 5. 

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Mentoring: Getting it Right in a Week

By Jonathan Gravells Series edited by Susan Wallace

Compact guide to effective mentoring for busy teachers and school leaders. 

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Professional Dialogues in the Early Years

Rediscovering early years pedagogy and principles

This book provides early years teacher educators with critical guidance to explore the enduring philosophies and principles of early years’ pedagogy and to creatively interpret and communicate these to those they are training to be teachers and professionals.

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Teaching and Learning Early Years Mathematics

Subject and Pedagogic Knowledge

Essential reading for all those teaching or training to teach Early Years mathematics, providing comprehensive subject and pedagogic knowledge for those responsible for the youngest children in school and their vital first experiences of learning mathematics.

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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.

 

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Social Exclusion in the UK

The lived experience

Edited by Mel Hughes

This book places the expertise of people with lived experiences front and centre of the narrative on social exclusion, marginalisation and social stigma in the UK.

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Teaching Early Years

An essential text specifically aimed at all beginning teachers involved in early years and Reception teaching, to help develop outstanding professional practice.

The Mindful Social Worker

Living your best social work life

This book enables the reader to adopt a mindful social work approach for care of self and the effective support of others within a social work professional framework. 

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Professional Behaviours

How to develop the personal and professional skills and behaviours you need to be the best early career teacher you can be.  

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A Guide to Neonatal Care

Handbook For Health Professionals

A practical guide for the nursing care of neonates within hospital and home settings for the first year of life.

Leading with Empathy

Supporting People in a Hybrid World

This book helps leaders and managers understand the impact of hybrid working on the well-being of staff and offers practical ideas  to reduce work-related stress and create an effective, flexible and motivated workforce.

Nurturing Professional Judgement

By Ben Knight Edited by Ian Menter

A critical guide for teacher educators and early career mentors in supporting the development of professional judgement and intuitive practice. 

Communication Skills for Social Work Practice

From Fundamentals to Specialist Skills

This new edition of a successful and well-established textbook has been reworked and updated to meet the needs of today’s student and practitioner, ensuring that they are fully prepared to meet the needs of diverse service user groups and demonstrate how they are meeting professional standards.