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Learning to be a Primary Teacher

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Learning to be a Primary Teacher

Core Knowledge and Understanding

AUTHOR : By Jonathan Glazzard

ISBN : 9781910391747

Publication : Jul 15, 2016

Extent : 352 pgs

ISBN : 9781910391754

Publication : Jul 15, 2016

Extent : 352 pgs

ISBN : 9781910391761

Publication : Jul 15, 2016

Extent : 352 pgs

ISBN : 9781910391778

Publication : Jul 15, 2016

Extent : 352 pgs


Learning to be a primary teacher is a bit like becoming a superhero!


It’s not impossible, but it takes hard work and dedication to become that heroic individual, looked up to by the whole class, who is able to simultaneously be fun, creative, responsive to a range of different needs and who knows everything about all subjects! So to harness and develop your inner powers look no further than this essential core text. It will ensure you are fully equipped to:


  • tackle planning and assessment with ease
  • win the fight against poor behaviour
  • overcome your worries about subject knowledge
  • challenge and apply theory and research
  • build your emotional strength and resilience
  • stand tall as a professional
  • and most importantly, protect and nurture the children in your care.



  1. Using research
  2. Subject knowledge and pedagogy
  3. Subject knowledge in English
  4. Subject knowledge in Mathematics
  5. Child development
  6. Planning and differentiation
  7. Assessment
  8. Behaviour management
  9. SEND
  10. Professionalism



Jonathan Glazzard is Head of Academic Development at Leeds Trinity University. In this role he is responsible for the implementation of the learning, teaching and assessment strategy across all courses. He was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2015 for having demonstrated an outstanding contribution to learning and teaching in higher education. Prior to undertaking his current role Jonathan was Head of Primary Initial Teacher Training courses at the University of Huddersfield. He is a qualified teacher and taught in primary schools before moving into higher education.

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