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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.

Starting Social Work

Reflections of a Newly Qualified Social Worker

A Newly Qualified Social Worker’s experience, reflections and gentle advice on the training process and early years of a Social Work career.

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.

Getting into Primary Teaching

Edited by David Owen and Cathy Burnett Series edited by Andrew J Hobson

Essential reading if you are considering making an application for primary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme.

The Professional Teacher in Further Education

An accessible and up to date critical analysis of professionalism for student teachers and practitioners within the Further Education (FE) sector.

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.

Equality and Diversity in Further Education

Critical understanding and practical guidance for existing lecturers and trainee teachers within FE, explaining how they can overcome the challenges of managing diversity and promoting equality to establish a positive learning environment to meet the needs of all learners.

Practical Ideas for Teaching Primary Science

Aimed at trainees and teachers, this up to date text addresses primary science teaching in light of the new primary National Curriculum and the latest Teachers’ Standards, providing creative, inspiring and practical ideas and approaches for teaching the full range of science topics. 

The Critical Years

Early Years Development from Conception to 5

A book that brings up to date theory and understanding of child development in the early years into the workplace.

 

Teaching and Supporting Adult Learners

This publication enables those teaching adult learners to gain an understanding of the difficulties that students may experience while developing their own professional practice in order to create effective, focused and inclusive teaching strategies for this group.

Inclusion in Further Education

A critical understanding of the complex concept of inclusion and its implementation in a range of different contextual settings for all those teaching or training to teach within the Further Education sector.

Social Media in Social Work Education

Edited by Joanne Westwood

An up-to-date guide to the effective use of social media in social work education

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You've Got This

A Student’s Guide to Well-being at University and Beyond

Student life can be overwhelming, and it is not surprising that you might struggle to cope sometimes. This book guides you through your student journey with simple and effective strategies to help you take ownership of your mental health and stay in control.

Digital Learning, Teaching and Assessment for HE and FE Practitioners

A timely new text, fully up to date and relevant for both HE and FE practitioners. It recognises the increasing importance of designing appropriate online learning and teaching, and the need for all those involved in education to fully embrace digital skills and capabilities. 

Police Research and Evidence-based Policing

An essential text on research and evidence-based policing relevant to all pre-join policing qualifications and matched to the national policing curriculum. Suitable for all trainee and student police officers as well as those on criminology courses. 

Learning to be a Primary Teacher

Core Knowledge and Understanding

This fully revised essential guide gives all primary trainees and early career teachers the key knowledge, understanding and skills they need to succeed. 

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An Ambitious Secondary School Curriculum

Comprehensive guidance to support those involved in secondary education in developing the curriculum to meet the requirements of the new Ofsted (2019) framework. 

The Mindful Social Worker

Living your best social work life

This book enables the reader to adopt a mindful social work approach for care of self and the effective support of others within a social work professional framework. 

Transition into Higher Education

An essential and concise read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education, looking at best practice to support student transition to university.

Police Procedure and Evidence in the Criminal Justice System

An essential text on police procedures and dealing with evidence matched to the requirements of the new pre-join policing qualifications and the national policing curriculum. Suitable for all trainee and student police officers as well as those on criminology courses.