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.
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.
A critical foundation
An essential text for students and practitioners on the development and acquisition of language and literacy in the early years.
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.
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.
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.
A Social Work Perspective
The book examines the experiences of people with mental health problems across all stages of the Criminal Justice System.
Audit and Subject Knowledge
Essential reading for all primary science trainee and beginning teachers who want to strengthen their science subject knowledge.
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 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.
A Guide to Building your Social Work Portfolio
This book offers a simple, constructive and fully referenced guide to planning and reflecting on career development in social work, using a portfolio-based approach.
Leading Inclusive Practice
Equips SENCOs and aspiring SENCOs to engage in high level continuing professional development activity associated with studying for mandatory qualifications, and supports critical and innovative practice and career progression.
Restorative and Strength-based Approaches
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.
Explains and promotes the fundamentals of values, ethics and rights for anyone involved in social work or health and social care.