Critical Publishing Logo

Helping you to thrive and succeed in your chosen profession 

Showing 37-48 of 245 items.

Professional Dialogues in the Early Years

Rediscovering early years pedagogy and principles

This book provides early years teacher educators with critical guidance to explore the enduring philosophies and principles of early years’ pedagogy and to creatively interpret and communicate these to those they are training to be teachers and professionals.

The New Apprenticeships

Facilitating Learning, Mentoring, Coaching and Assessing

A key text for all those involved in supporting the new apprentices, as mentors, coaches, assessors and learning facilitators.

Future-proof Your School

Steering culture, driving school improvement, developing excellence

Wouldn’t it be great if you could equip your school and yourself to face whatever the future might throw at you! Wherever you are in your teaching career, this book provides an effective approach to change management that is simple and sustainable.

LIFT!

Going up if teaching gets you down

This could be just the LIFT you need in your teaching career! This practical, strategy-led book is suitable for trainees, teachers and school leaders, and can be used to promote both individual reflection or a wider staff discussion around the themes of resilience and well-being.

And the Leader is.....

Transforming Cultures with CEQ

The definitive guide to how to lead effectively with heightened Corporate Emotional Intelligence (CEQ)

A Quick Guide to Meeting the Teachers' Standards Part 1

A quick and handy guide to evidencing and meeting Part 1 of the Teachers’ Standards for trainee teachers.

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.

Critical Thinking Skills for your Education Degree

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

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Mental Well-being and Self-care

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on mental well-being and self-care for all early career teachers. 

 

What Every Parent Should Know About Education

How knowing the facts 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. 

Re-examining Success

Raising pupils’ examination performance at secondary school: systems, techniques, processes and partners

Provides the research and practical insights required for secondary schools to radically review and remodel exam preparation provision with a view to ensuring more pupils, particularly those that are vulnerable, can perform to their potential.

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Assessment

Edited by Emma Hollis By Alys Finch

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on assessment for early career teachers, linked to the new ECF. 

 

New Titles...
Coming Soon...
Showing 13-15 of 15 items.

Coaching from A to Z and back again

52 Ideas, tools and models for great coaching conversations

A clear and intelligent guide for anyone who wants to engage in effective coaching conversations.

A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

A new and updated fourth edition of this essential text for the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training that takes into account the refreshed ETF standards and the changing direction of teaching and learning.

Dilemmas and Decision Making in Residential Childcare

A collection of (fictitious) stories told from the residential child care worker role to help demonstrate how they work with dilemmas, weigh up options and make decisions in the moment.  

Showing 13-16 of 22 items.

Leadership Behaviours for Effective Policing

The Service Speaks

A handbook of policing leadership behavioural skills to inform and improve police knowledge, understanding and effective practice.

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.

The Essential Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship EPA Handbook

An essential guide for student police officers to support them throughout their PCDA programme and enable them to pass the EPA first time.

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.