A Thematic Approach
An up to date and accessible text that takes a critical approach to key themes within the early years, with a focus throughout on reflective practice.
Becoming an inspirational teacher
An essential and aspirational read for all beginning teachers, with a clear focus on learning in order to help you become an OUTSTANDING TEACHER who makes a difference to learners, colleagues, schools and policy.
A critical approach to equality and special educational needs and disability
A fully updated equality- and child-centred approach to inclusive teaching, essential for all primary trainees.
A Critical Guide to Outstanding Work-based Learning
A key text for all those undertaking placements or work-based learning in early years settings.
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.
Encourages teacher educators to promote flexible and sustainable practice in their students, enabling them to flourish within an ever-changing educational environment.
Essential reading if you are considering making an application for secondary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme. Introduces you to a range of perspectives on teaching and teacher education and guides you through the application process to ensure you choose the training route that’s right for you.
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.
Practical Strategies for FE and Post-16 Tutors
Practical strategies for post-16 tutors to embed and develop English and maths skills in their teaching while engaging and motivating learners.
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.
This book offers a critical multidisciplinary analysis of case studies of social work interventions from a psychosocial and relationship-based perspective.
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.
Steering culture, driving school improvement, developing excellence
Wouldn’t it be great if you could equip your school and yourself to face whatever the future might throw at you! Wherever you are in your teaching career, this book provides an effective approach to change management that is simple and sustainable.
Going up if teaching gets you down
This could be just the LIFT you need in your teaching career! This practical, strategy-led book is suitable for trainees, teachers and school leaders, and can be used to promote both individual reflection or a wider staff discussion around the themes of resilience and well-being.
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.
Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of all those teaching in schools and colleges.
Raising pupils’ examination performance at secondary school: systems, techniques, processes and partners
Provides the research and practical insights required for secondary schools to radically review and remodel exam preparation provision with a view to ensuring more pupils, particularly those that are vulnerable, can perform to their potential.
Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to professional learning communities and teacher enquiry, with practical advice on how to engage with and evaluate various models.