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Books for FE and HE education-related courses

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The A-Z Guide to Working in Further Education

Designed to support professional development in Further Education at all levels, from the trainee teacher to the experienced team leader. The A-Z format ensures the book is comprehensive and easy to use, while a list of key themes enables the reader to navigate the material in a range of ways.

 

Ability-grouping in Primary Schools

Case Studies and Critical Debates

This book links theory, policy and practice in a critical examination of ability-grouping practices and their implications in primary schools, with particular reference to primary mathematics.

Academic Writing and Referencing for your Education Degree

Gives you with a sound knowledge and understanding of what constitutes good academic writing in education through a range of strategies for writing successful essays and reports. Emphasises the importance of clarity and coherence in your writing about education and advises how to improve your academic style, grammar and punctuation, and formatting and presentation.

All Change!

Best practice for educational transitions

This text examines transitions within education – between year groups, key stages and schools – and how they can be managed and supported for the maximum benefit of the pupil.

An Ambitious Primary School Curriculum

Comprehensive guidance to support those involved in primary education in developing the curriculum to meet the requirements of the new Ofsted (2019) framework. 

Assessment

By Chris Atherton Series edited by Val Poultney

Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to Assessment, packed with practical advice on how to implement and evaluate various models.

Assessment: Getting it Right in a Week

A straightforward toolkit of ideas for effective assessment in the classroom for all busy teachers. 

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Becoming a teacher education researcher

Edited by Diane Mayer and Ian Menter

Stories of success from a range of contexts and settings that demonstrate how to develop as a successful teacher education researcher.

Becoming an Outstanding Personal Tutor

Supporting Learners through Personal Tutoring and Coaching

An essential text for pre-service and in-service trainees and existing practitioners in further education focusing on delivering outstanding personal tutoring and coaching.

Beginning Teachers' Learning

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. 

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. 

Beyond Early Reading

Edited by David Waugh and Sally Neaum

An essential text for primary trainees and teachers focusing on a range of issues to develop children who can read into children who do read.

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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 exploration of assessment and feedback for teacher educators and all those involved in giving and receiving feedback within the education sector.

Using Digital Video in Initial Teacher Education

A research-based yet highly practical exploration of using digital video within both HEI- and school-based teacher education, suitable for primary and secondary programmes.

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.

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Transition into Higher Education

An essential and concise read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education, looking at best practice to support student transition to university.

Developing Your Professional Identity

A guide for working with children and families

An edited volume aimed at all those studying for the range of professional disciplines within the area of children and families, providing opportunities to reflect upon work-based placement challenges and solutions within a variety of settings. It helps build essential skills and promotes a clear sense of self as individuals transition from student to professional.

Preparing for Ofsted

An insider's guide for teachers and middle leaders

A handy, practical guide for teachers and middle managers in all settings on how to prepare for and contribute to the success of your Ofsted inspection.

Written by an inspector and fully up to date for the new inspection framework, it explains the process, busts the myths, highlights pitfalls, and gets you inspection-ready. 

Nurturing Creativity in the Classroom

An exploration of consensus across theory and practice

An essential and user-friendly guide to exploring the nature of creativity with ideas and practical strategies for nurturing pupils’ creative skills in primary and secondary schools.