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Early Years Placements

A Critical Guide to Outstanding Work-based Learning

A key text for all those undertaking placements or work-based learning in early years settings.

Using Lesson Observation to Improve Learning

Practical Strategies for FE and Post-16 Tutors

Practical strategies for post-16 tutors to improve teaching and learning in the key areas identified in lesson observations.

Well-being in the Early Years

An up to date multi-disciplinary and holistic approach to the well-being of young children that supports child development modules on a variety of university courses.

Understanding and Enriching Problem Solving in Primary Mathematics

Essential reading for all those teaching or training to teach primary mathematics, tackling the knowledge and skills required to successfully teach the tricky area of problem solving.

The Critical Years

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.

 

Starting Social Work

Reflections of a Newly Qualified Social Worker

A Newly Qualified Social Worker’s experience, reflections and gentle advice on the training process and early years of a Social Work career.

Teaching and Supporting Adult Learners

This publication enables those teaching adult learners to gain an understanding of the difficulties that students may experience while developing their own professional practice in order to create effective, focused and inclusive teaching strategies for this group.

Global Childhoods

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. 

Reflective Teaching and Learning in Further Education

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.

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. 

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.

 

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.

 

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A Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training

A fully revised and updated fourth edition of the Complete Guide to the Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, suitable for use with any awarding organisation.

Writing Analytical Assessments in Social Work

This is the third edition of our best-selling Writing Analytical Assessments in Social Work with the most up-to-date guidance so social workers can write reports that achieve and illuminate.

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Developing as a Reflective Early Years Professional

A Thematic Approach

 A critical and thematic approach to key issues for early years students and practitioners, with a focus throughout on reflective practice