Creative, Connected
and Current 

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

Theories of Professional Learning

A Critical Guide for Teacher Educators

By Carey Philpott Series edited by Ian Menter

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. 

Developing Creative and Critical Educational Practitioners

By Victoria Door Series edited by Ian Menter

Encourages teacher educators to promote flexible and sustainable practice in their students, enabling them to flourish within an ever-changing educational environment. 

Developing outstanding practice in school-based teacher education

Edited by Kim Jones and Elizabeth White Series edited by Ian Menter

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.

Enriching Primary English

This essential text provides ideas for trainees and teachers to extend both their own teaching and their pupils’ learning in primary English through creative approaches and enrichment strategies to promote best practice and outstanding teaching.

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A Critical Guide to the SEND Code of Practice 0-25 Years (2015)

A practical guide to the SEND CoP for trainees, teachers and other health and social care professionals working with children and young people who present with special educational needs or disability. 

Academic Writing and Referencing for your Policing Degree

An essential text for all those undertaking a policing degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for academic writing and referencing.

Critical Thinking Skills for your Policing Degree

An essential text for all those undertaking a policing degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for critical thinking, reading and writing.

Communication Skills for your Policing Degree

For those undertaking a policing degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of policing.

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Conversations to Change Teaching

An essential text for all academics highlighting the importance of staff having focused conversations about teaching, to build individual and team capacity and to bring about institutional change. 

Engaging in Transnational Education

By Karen Smith Edited by Joy Jarvis

A clear and concise introduction to transnational practice in higher education, drawing on research, current sector guidance and policy. 

A Concise Guide to Lecturing in Higher Education and the Academic Professional Apprenticeship

Ideal for lecturers new to delivering higher education, organised to cover the teaching and research requirements of the new Academic Professional Apprenticeship. 

In the Zone

Helping children rise to the challenge of learning

In the Zone argues that challenge is an essential element of true learning, without which there can be no progress. It brings together supportive materials to encourage teachers to reflect on their present practice, take sensible risks with their teaching, and understand the importance of enjoyment and engagement for both teachers and pupils.