Theory and Practice
A clear, concise and critical account of the theory and practice of teacher educator expertise as both relational and second order, that is how to work with someone else so they are able to learn the how and why of teaching.
A critical guide for teacher educators and early career mentors in supporting the development of professional judgement and intuitive practice.
The lived experience
This book places the expertise of people with lived experiences front and centre of the narrative on social exclusion, marginalisation and social stigma in the UK.
This book re-visits anti-racism within social work practice and education from a student focused and informed perspective based on lived experience and conversations, offering practical model and tools for students and lecturers that are tried and tested.
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 .
Critical Perspectives on Psychiatric Practice
This book offers an alternative and thought-provoking perspective to the conventional and orthodox understanding of mental health and how to help those suffering with mental illness. It will appeal to social workers in mental health contexts as well as students on post qualifying courses and the Masters Degree in Social Work.
A Critical Guide for Teacher Educators
An essential guide to important theories of professional learning for teacher educators, of particular value to those taking on new responsibilities in relation to initial teacher education (ITE) and those interested in developing new ways of working in partnership.
Encourages teacher educators to promote flexible and sustainable practice in their students, enabling them to flourish within an ever-changing educational environment.
A concise and critical text designed to help the growing group of school-based teacher educators and those based in higher education develop excellent professional practice across their institutions.
This book offers a critical multidisciplinary analysis of case studies of social work interventions from a psychosocial and relationship-based perspective.
Making experience count
Draws on individual case studies and up to date research to explains how teacher educators can equip beginning teachers to learn much more effectively in school.
Case Studies and Critical Debates
This book links theory, policy and practice in a critical examination of ability-grouping practices and their implications in primary schools, with particular reference to primary mathematics.
Focuses on using a strength-based approach when working with children and families; based on the belief that there are always strengths in the most challenging of situations.
Achieving Professional Standards
An invaluable guide for Practice Educators and Practice Supervisors undertaking learning and assessment to gain and maintain Stage 1 or 2 status under the Practice Educator Professional Standards for Social Work (2019) and for those involved in facilitating the learning, support, assessment and CPD of Practice Educators.
A fully revised and updated fourth edition of the Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, suitable for use with any awarding organisation.
Restorative and Strength-based Approaches
This new edition of a successful and well-established textbook has been reworked and updated to meet the needs of today’s student and practitioner, ensuring that they are fully prepared to meet the needs of diverse service user groups and demonstrate how they are meeting professional standards.