Books for FE and HE education-related courses
A critical guide for teachers, headteachers and teacher educators
An essential text for anyone interested in teaching primary school children, including teacher educators, classteachers and headteachers, critically examining what constitutes outstanding or good teaching of children in the primary years .
Attitudes, Approaches and Applications
Helps coaches develop their practice by assimilating ideas from a range of approaches, and applying their non-directive coaching skills in a number of other fields. Perfect for practitioners and those on coaching courses.
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.
A critical guide to policies and practices
An accessible and critical sourcebook about the FE sector for all those working towards QTLS.
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.
A Critical Alliance
A comprehensive and up to date text for all those required to understand past and current early years’ policy and practice.
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.
An up to date multi-disciplinary and holistic approach to the well-being of young children that supports child development modules on a variety of university courses.
An accessible and up to date critical analysis of professionalism for student teachers and practitioners within the Further Education (FE) sector.
Essential reading if you are considering making an application for primary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme.
Essential reading for all those teaching or training to teach primary mathematics, tackling the knowledge and skills required to successfully teach the tricky area of problem solving.
Critical understanding and practical guidance for existing lecturers and trainee teachers within FE, explaining how they can overcome the challenges of managing diversity and promoting equality to establish a positive learning environment to meet the needs of all learners.
Provides teacher educators with an understanding of the issues around mathematics anxiety and a framework of teaching strategies to support trainees and teachers in primary settings in developing confidence in learning and teaching mathematics.
Building effective learning relationships
A book about putting learning relationships at the heart of your teaching; then everything else will fall into place including positive behaviour management, stress reduction, student engagement and pupil progress.
A Secondary School Teacher's Guide to Answering RSE Questions
Based on years of experience, this handy, essential text provides clear answers to the questions young people ask about relationships and sex so that you can increase your knowledge, gain confidence and ensure they receive the most accurate and up to date information.
An essential read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education with the pivot to fully online - made urgent by Covid-19 - but also drawing on best practice to rethink the role of digital more broadly in the social practices of university learning and teaching.
An essential introduction to critical pedagogy for all those working within higher education, re-examining the concept and exploring its practical application at an institutional level, within the curriculum, within assessment, through learning and teaching, and in the spaces in-between.
A northern perspective on a lifetime of learning, teaching and leading
A very personal and funny retrospective from Les Walton on a life in education over the last three-quarters of a century. From learner, to teacher to leader and government adviser, he takes us on his journey, delivering key messages for all those involved in education.