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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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Observing Children and Families

Beyond the Surface

This book explains the unique insights that child observation can bring to practice with children and families and helps the reader develop their own skills in this approach.

 

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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 Work and Covid-19

Lessons for Education and Practice

Edited by Denise Turner

This book captures the unique moment in time created by the Covid 19 pandemic and uses this as a lens to explore contemporary issues for social work education and practice.  

Love in the Present Tense

A Bereaved Mum's Story

A mother shares insight on the positives and negatives of her young adult son’s unsuccessful cancer treatment with a view to contributing to improving services for the patient and the family. 

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Understanding and Developing Positive Behaviour in Schools

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on developing positive behaviour for all early career teachers. 

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Workload

Taking Ownership of your Teaching

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on managing workload and productivity for all early career teachers. 

 

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What Every Parent Should Know About Education

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. 

Understanding Feedback

A critical exploration for teacher educators

A critical and up to date exploration of assessment and feedback for teacher educators and all those involved in giving and receiving feedback within the education sector.

The Teacher Educator's Handbook

A narrative approach to professional learning

A range of detailed narratives about practice written by teacher educators, for teacher educators, carefully curated by the author to draw out key learning points, including a range of coaching questions.

Public Health Explored

50 Stories to Change the World

Understanding public health has never been more important

It is in the headlines as never before. Aimed at all interested individuals but particularly students and professionals in nursing, medicine, social work and public health, this book encourages critical debate and reflection for a deep understanding of the complexities of public health.