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Books for FE and HE education-related courses

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RISK

Signposting better choices to more adventurous teaching

39 reflections to improve your decision making in the classroom and beyond.

This book follows on from David Gumbrell’s text LIFT!, arguing that when you are feeling more resilient you have the courage and confidence to take more risks. You can also calculate that risk more rationally, thereby making it less risky and more likely to result in success. 

Self-worth in children and young people

Critical and practical considerations

This exciting book challenges the dominant approaches to children and young people’s mental health, and provides straightforward practical strategies that can be used to address emotional upset, loss, and aid recovery.

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Shifting Sands

Contemporary issues in primary schools

A practical guide to a range of key contemporary issues in primary schools, with summaries of legislation and policy, and workable strategies to embed them in the classroom.

Social Media and Mental Health in Schools

Supports both primary and secondary trainees and teachers with understanding the links between social media use and children and young people’s mental health. 

SPIN

Time and task management in teaching

39 reflections to turn task completion into time for you

Following on from LIFT and RISK, David Gumbrell uses his unique approach to help you juggle your workload and tackle your to do list with greater effectiveness. An increase in productivity means you can create more time for you leading to improved well-being and a happier and relaxed teaching experience.

Staying Mentally Healthy During Your Teaching Career

Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of all those teaching in schools and colleges.

Studying for your Education Degree

Provides you with a sound knowledge and understanding of what to expect, and what will be expected of you as a university student. Also covers teaching and assessment methods within education and hints on how to manage your education / teaching studies in an effective way and make the most of the resources available to you.

Success! Passing the Numeracy Skills Test for Teachers

A fully up-to-date guide to the Numeracy Skills Test for Teachers, providing support and guidance plus hundreds of sample questions and full practice papers to ensure success.

Success! Passing the Professional Skills Tests for Teachers

The complete and up-to-date guide to the Professional Skills Tests for Teachers, providing support and guidance plus hundreds of sample questions and full practice papers to ensure your success.

Supporting Behaviour by Building Resilience and Emotional Intelligence

A Guide for Classroom Teachers

For all trainees and teachers, this handy guide provides an understanding of and strategies for building resilience and emotional intelligence to improve classroom behaviour, promote stress-free teaching and so enhance learning.

Supporting Primary Teaching and Learning

A key text for all those studying on Foundation Degrees in supporting primary and early years teaching and learning, and particularly those working at levels 4 and 5

Supporting Student Mental Health in Higher Education

Workable evidence-informed strategies and interventions for higher education staff seeking to improve student mental health and well-being.

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A Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

A fully revised and updated third  edition of the complete guide to the new Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, suitable for use with any awarding organisation.

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Using Cognitive Science in the Classroom

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read outlining the benefits and applications of cognitive science for the early career teacher and their pupils.

 

Education: The Rock and Roll Years

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.

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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.