Creative, Connected
and Current 

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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. 

Learning Teaching

Becoming an inspirational teacher

An essential and aspirational read for all beginning teachers, with a clear focus on learning in order to help you become an OUTSTANDING TEACHER who makes a difference to learners, colleagues, schools and policy.

Observing Children and Families

Beyond the Surface

This book explains the unique insights that child observation can bring to practice with children and families and helps the reader develop their own skills in this approach.

 

Embedding English and Maths

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.

Language, Literacy and Communication in the Early Years:

A critical foundation

An essential text for students and practitioners on the development and acquisition of language and literacy in the early years. 

Ability-grouping in Primary Schools

Case Studies and Critical Debates

This book links theory, policy and practice in a critical examination of ability-grouping practices and their implications in primary schools, with particular reference to primary mathematics.

Teacher Status and Professional Learning

The Place Model

A key text for teacher educators exploring the concepts of status and professionalism and in particular how they can encourage their trainees to consider their place within the current environment.

Getting into Secondary Teaching

Series edited by Andrew J Hobson Edited by Andy Davies and Melanie Norman

Essential reading if you are considering making an application for secondary initial teacher education or preparing to begin your programme. Introduces you to a range of perspectives on teaching and teacher education and guides you through the application process to ensure you choose the training route that’s right for you.

Mental Health and the Criminal Justice System

A Social Work Perspective

The book examines the experiences of people with mental health problems across all stages of the Criminal Justice System. 

Key Concepts in Primary Science

Audit and Subject Knowledge

Essential reading for all primary science trainee and beginning teachers who want to strengthen their science subject knowledge. 

Surviving and Thriving as a Primary NQT

Essential reading for your year as a primary newly qualified teacher (NQT), providing support through advice, reassurance and practical strategies, and encouraging you to critically reflect on your experiences to get the most from your induction period.

 

A Concise Guide to the Level 3 Award in Education and Training

A concise one stop, pick up/put down book providing both pre and in-service trainees with comprehensive coverage of the Level 3 Award in Education and Training, including the Learning and Development units.

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All Change!

Best practice for educational transitions

This text examines transitions within education – between year groups, key stages and schools – and how they can be managed and supported for the maximum benefit of the pupil.

An Ambitious Primary School Curriculum

Comprehensive guidance to support those involved in primary education in developing the curriculum to meet the requirements of the new Ofsted (2019) framework. 

How to Thrive at Work

Mindfulness, Motivation and Productivity

Tried and tested strategies to promote mindfulness, motivation and productivity at work, this book helps you face the demands of your job whatever your working environment and whatever stage you are at in your career. 

Becoming a teacher education researcher

Edited by Diane Mayer and Ian Menter

Stories of success from a range of contexts and settings that demonstrate how to develop as a successful teacher education researcher.

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Using Digital Video in Initial Teacher Education

A research-based yet highly practical exploration of using digital video within both HEI- and school-based teacher education, suitable for primary and secondary programmes.

The Social Worker’s Guide to Liberty Protection Safeguards

This book enables social workers to critically engage with LPS, and to become more confident and legally literate in protecting the human rights of the people they work with.

Nurturing Creativity in the Classroom

An exploration of consensus across theory and practice

An essential and user-friendly guide to exploring the nature of creativity with ideas and practical strategies for nurturing pupils’ creative skills in primary and secondary schools.