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Co-creating Learning and Teaching

Towards relational pedagogy in higher education

Offers a unique perspective in bringing together the concept of co-creation with relational pedagogy within higher education learning and teaching. Highlights the benefits of classroom-level, relational, dialogic pedagogy and co-creation, with examples of practice and practical guidance.

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 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.

How to Thrive in Professional Practice

A Self-care Handbook

Through a range of self-care activities, this book will help you to look after yourself so that you are fit to face the demands of your profession. 

Tackling Anxiety in Primary Mathematics Teachers

By Karen Wicks Edited by Ian Menter

Provides teacher educators with an understanding of the issues around mathematics anxiety and a framework of teaching strategies to support trainees and teachers in primary settings in developing confidence in learning and teaching mathematics.

Young Refugees and Asylum Seekers

The Truth about Britain

Paints a graphic picture of the lives of displaced children and young people in the UK and the daily struggles and challenges they face.

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Understanding and Developing Positive Behaviour in Schools

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on developing positive behaviour for all early career teachers. 

If you can’t reach them you can’t teach them

Building effective learning relationships

A book about putting learning relationships at the heart of your teaching; then everything else will fall into place including positive behaviour management, stress reduction, student engagement and pupil progress. 

Developing Your Professional Identity

A guide for working with children and families

Written by a multi-disciplinary team, this book provides students and practitioners with opportunities to reflect upon work-based placement challenges and solutions within a variety of settings, supporting employability and the development of a professional identity. It helps build essential skills and promotes a clear sense of self as individuals transition from student to professional.

The Social Work Degree Apprenticeship

Developed specifically for the social work degree apprenticeship to guide apprentices through the unique requirements of this new qualifying route.

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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.  

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Leading with Empathy

Supporting People in a Hybrid World

This book helps leaders and managers understand the impact of hybrid working on the well-being of staff and offers practical ideas  to reduce work-related stress and create an effective, flexible and motivated workforce.

A Guide to Neonatal Care

Handbook For Health Professionals

A practical guide for the nursing care of neonates within hospital and home settings for the first year of life.

Coaching Young People for Leadership

A professional guidebook on how to develop young people's leadership potential and ambitions by using a three-stage coaching model that is simple, effective and measurable.

Dilemmas and Decision Making in Nursing

A Practice-based Approach

Edited by Julia Hubbard

A collection of realistic fictional scenarios exploring how nurses might work with clinical dilemmas, weigh up options and make good decisions