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Your Primary School-based Experience

A Guide to Outstanding Placements

An essential companion for all primary trainee teachers, whatever their training route,focusing on the school-based experience. It provides both practical strategies and opportunities for reflection, so trainees are challenged to critically evaluate their learning in order to improve attainment.

Writing Analytical Assessments in Social Work

You write something in order that it can be read, not in order that it can be written – write reports that achieve and illuminate.

Working with Family Carers

By Valerie Gant Series edited by Steve J Hothersall

This book analyses informal caring across a variety of contexts, describing the nature of these relationships and the conditions under which they take place, and discusses the ways professionals can support and empower carers.

What's Your Problem?

Making Sense of Social Problems and the Policy Process

This book is an essential introduction and guide for a critical engagement with social problems. In short, What's your (social) problem and what are you going to do about it?

What Every Parent Should Know About Education

How knowing the evidence 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. 

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Well-being in the Early Years

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.

The W Word

Witchcraft labelling and child safeguarding in social work practice

A useful resource for people seeking to understand witchcraft branding as a contemporary form of child abuse. 

Voices within Modern Mental Health

Edited by Steven Walker

Key extracts from Modern Mental Health: : Critical Perspectives on Psychiatric Practice which present a range of ersonal experiences.

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Using Lesson Observation to Improve Learning

Practical Strategies for FE and Post-16 Tutors

Practical strategies for post-16 tutors to improve teaching and learning in the key areas identified in lesson observations.

Understanding the Further Education Sector

A critical guide to policies and practices

An accessible and critical sourcebook about the FE sector for all those working towards QTLS.

Understanding Substance Use

Policy and Practice

The book will enable social work professionals to develop a critical understanding of substance use policy, theory and practice which they can use in practice.

Understanding and Enriching Problem Solving in Primary Mathematics

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.

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Supporting Troubled Young People

A practical guide to helping with mental health problems

An accessible guide for those wanting to help and support children and young people with, or at risk of developing mental health problems.

Studying for your Policing Degree

Essential reading for all those undertaking a policing or other law enforcement professional degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies to ensure success.

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.

Safeguarding Adults Together under the Care Act 2014

A multi-agency practice guide

An essential adult safeguarding practice multi-agency framework under the Care Act 2014.

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What Every Parent Should Know About Education

How knowing the evidence 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. 

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.

RISK

Signposting better choices to more adventurous teaching

Go on! You can do it!

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. 

Relationships Education for Primary Schools (2020)

A Practical Toolkit for Teachers

Enables and supports teachers to deliver the content of the new statutory guidance for relationships education in primary schools, operational from 2020.