A northern perspective on a lifetime of learning, teaching and leading
A very personal and funny retrospective from Les Walton on a life in education over the last three-quarters of a century. From learner, to teacher to leader and government adviser, he takes us on his journey, delivering key messages for all those involved in education.
An essential introduction to critical pedagogy for all those working within higher education, re-examining the concept and exploring its practical application at an institutional level, within the curriculum, within assessment, through learning and teaching, and in the spaces in-between.
An essential read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education with the pivot to fully online - made urgent by Covid-19 - but also drawing on best practice to rethink the role of digital more broadly in the social practices of university learning and teaching.
Child Abuse from Ancient to Modern Times
A shocking reminder of the cruel history of childhood that has been largely hidden and forgotten.
A fully revised and updated third edition of the complete guide to the new Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training, suitable for use with any awarding organisation.
What everyone working in education should know about closing the attainment gap for all pupils
An essential guide for trainees and teachers providing an in-depth understanding of the complex issues related to the attainment of key groups of disadvantaged pupils, and practical strategies for addressing these gaps.
A narrative approach to professional learning
A range of detailed narratives about practice written by teacher educators, for teacher educators, carefully curated by the author to draw out key learning points, including a range of coaching questions.
A critical exploration for teacher educators
A critical exploration of assessment and feedback for teacher educators and all those involved in giving and receiving feedback within the education sector.
How knowing the facts can help your child succeed
A walk through all the most important issues in education, comparing commonly-held beliefs with simple summaries of the evidence, providing you with clear, jargon-free information.
50 Stories to Change the World
Understanding public health has never been more important
It is in the headlines as never before. Aimed at all interested individuals but particularly students and professionals in nursing, medicine, social work and public health, this book encourages critical debate and reflection for a deep understanding of the complexities of public health.
Time and task management in teaching
39 reflections to turn task completion into time for you
Following on from LIFT and RISK, David Gumbrell uses his unique approach to help you juggle your workload and tackle your to do list with greater effectiveness. An increase in productivity means you can create more time for you leading to improved well-being and a happier and relaxed teaching experience.
A Secondary School Teacher's Guide to Answering RSE Questions
Based on years of experience, this handy, essential text provides clear answers to the questions young people ask about relationships and sex so that you can increase your knowledge, gain confidence and ensure they receive the most accurate and up to date information.
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.