An essential text for all those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for critical thinking, reading and writing.
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.
A Social Perspective
Through its exploration of service user and MHSWs’ perspectives the book offers a social perspective on personality disorder and suggests ways of working to empower the person’s response to traumatic experience.
A Thematic Approach
An up to date and accessible text that takes a critical approach to key themes within the early years, with a focus throughout on reflective practice.
Encourages teacher educators to promote flexible and sustainable practice in their students, enabling them to flourish within an ever-changing educational environment.
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.
Critical reflections on mentoring for coaches, educators and trainers
Dial M takes a creative and fun approach to improving your mentoring skills. It uses stories of learning relationships from film, TV and literature as a tool for reflecting on, understanding and evolving your mentoring and coaching practice.
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A new text on digital literacy for primary trainees and teachers, completely up to date for the new primary curriculum and computing programmes of study.
A Critical Guide to Outstanding Work-based Learning
A key text for all those undertaking placements or work-based learning in early years settings.
A Critical Alliance
A comprehensive and up to date text for all those required to understand past and current early years’ policy and practice.
An essential text for all academics within higher education (HE) who have a personal tutoring role.
Practical Strategies for FE and Post-16 Tutors
Practical strategies for post-16 tutors to embed and develop English and maths skills in their teaching while engaging and motivating learners.
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.
Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to professional learning communities and teacher enquiry, with practical advice on how to engage with and evaluate various models.
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.