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Evidence-based teaching in primary education

Edited by Val Poultney Series edited by Ian Menter

A key text for all teacher educators in schools and universities focusing on how universities and primary schools can work together to lead, manage and sustain a culture of teacher inquiry. 

Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics and Early English

This is an essential guide to teaching primary English, with a focus on systematic synthetic phonics. The new edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the structure, content and requirements of the national curriculum, and to include the latest policy context.

 

Critical Psychiatry

A Biography

 A history of critical psychiatry that also acts as a call for a new approach to mental health services.

Tackling Social Disadvantage through Teacher Education

By Ian Thompson Series edited by Ian Menter

A valuable reference and pedagogical tool for teachers and teacher educators on key issues related to teaching pupils from disadvantaged and impoverished backgrounds.

Teacher Education Partnerships

Policy and Practice

A critical review of initial teacher education partnerships, putting forward a set of principles necessary for the development of effective ITE partnership working.

Teacher Educators in the Twenty-first Century

Identity, knowledge and research

By Gerry Czerniawski Series edited by Ian Menter

This book links theory, policy and practice in a critical examination of the relationship between the professional identity, knowledge, learning needs and research experience of teacher educators.  The book draws these themes together as a means to support the induction and further professional development of teacher educators.

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Reflective Primary Teaching

Meeting the Teachers’ Standards throughout your professional career

Fully revised and updated, this text helps trainees and teachers develop their effectiveness by reflecting on, analysing and improving their practice in the light of a deeper understanding of the professional Teachers' Standards. 

Professional Dialogues in the Early Years

Rediscovering early years pedagogy and principles

This book provides early years teacher educators with critical guidance to explore the enduring philosophies and principles of early years’ pedagogy and to creatively interpret and communicate these to those they are training to be teachers and professionals.

Developing Practice Transnationally

By Karen Smith Edited by Joy Jarvis

A clear and concise introduction to transnational practice in higher education, drawing on research, current sector guidance and policy. 

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Personal Safety for Social Workers and Health Professionals

Social workers and health professionals are often placed in situations where they are verbally or physically threatened by service users and others. This book will help them recognise potential risk in situations, when to avoid involvement, and how best to manage the risks. 

Social Media in Social Work Education

Edited by Joanne Westwood

An up-to-date guide to the effective use of social media in social work education

Technology-enhanced Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage

An up to date and informed exploration of technology-enhanced learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage, suitable for all trainee and in-service teachers.

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Communication Skills for your Social Work Degree

For those undertaking a social work degree within higher education, this book provides study support and skills development for both oral and written communication in the context of social work.

Studying for your Policing Degree

Essential reading for all those undertaking a policing or other law enforcement professional degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies to ensure success.

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Co-creating Learning and Teaching

Relational pedagogy in higher education

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

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.