A Critical Guide to Outstanding Work-based Learning
A key text for all those undertaking placements or work-based learning in early years settings.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A guide to enable social work practice educators to be more creative in the teaching, supervision and assessment of students.
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.