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Early Years Placements

A Critical Guide to Outstanding Work-based Learning

A key text for all those undertaking placements or work-based learning in early years settings.

Global Childhoods

Suitable for students on all early years courses that include a module on global childhoods, this text examines how culture and society shape childhoods through considering the lived experiences of children internationally. 

Beginning Teachers' Learning

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. 

Success! Passing the Professional Skills Tests for Teachers

The complete and up-to-date guide to the Professional Skills Tests for Teachers, providing support and guidance plus hundreds of sample questions and full practice papers to ensure your success.

Supporting Primary Teaching and Learning

A key text for all those studying on Foundation Degrees in supporting primary and early years teaching and learning, and particularly those working at levels 4 and 5

Reflective Teaching and Learning in Further Education

This book looks at critical reflection as a key skill for all trainees and teachers in further education (FE) and an important part of the new Professional Standards.

Beyond Early Writing

Teaching Writing in Primary Schools

This essential text for primary trainees and teachers examines the key skill of writing beyond the earliest school years, including issues of children’s writing attainment, boys’ relative lack of success and teachers’ lack of confidence in modelling writing.

 

Inclusive Primary Teaching

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.

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.

Teaching in Further Education

The Inside Story

Explores the teacher’s role and what makes for effective learning and teaching in the further education sector through means of a fictional approach. 

Becoming an Outstanding Personal Tutor

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.

Learning through Movement in the Early Years

A concise and up to date text for students and practitioners that looks specifically at children’s learning through movement and the implications of this understanding for practice in early years settings. 

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Understanding Policing and Professional Practice

An essential introductory text on modern-day policing, suitable for all pre-join policing students as well as those on criminology courses. It matches the requirements of the new qualifications and standards and examines the challenges of policing an increasingly global, technical and diverse world.

Learning Disability Nursing

Developing Professional Practice

A must-have book for all undergraduate nurses, exploring all aspects of professional development in learning disability nursing from the foundations to advanced practice.

Self-worth in children and young people

Critical and practical considerations

This exciting book challenges the dominant approaches to children and young people’s mental health, and provides straightforward practical strategies that can be used to address emotional upset, loss, and aid recovery.

Gypsies, Roma and Travellers

A Contemporary Analysis

Essential reading for those who want to develop greater knowledge and awareness of the history, culture and lifestyles of GRT people.

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Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Understanding Your Role in Curriculum Design and Implementation

A key text to help early career teachers understand the important role they can play in school curriculum design and implementation.

Transforming Performance at Work

The Power of Positive Psychology

Practical ideas from the science of happiness to transform performance at work for individuals, teams and organisations.

Communication Skills for Social Work Practice

From Fundamentals to Specialist Skills

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.

Policing Mental Health, Vulnerability and Risk

An essential and up top date companion for trainee and current police officers examining the key and complex topic of polcing mental health, vulnerability and risk.