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The W Word

Witchcraft labelling and child safeguarding in social work practice

A useful resource for people seeking to understand witchcraft branding as a contemporary form of child abuse. 

A Concise Guide to Education Studies

Explores key contemporary issues in education, featuring the latest theoretical perspectives and policies, aimed at supporting the professional development and understanding of those working or intending to work in the education sector.

Understanding the Further Education Sector

A critical guide to policies and practices

An accessible and critical sourcebook about the FE sector for all those working towards QTLS.

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 in Further Education

The Inside Story

Explores the teacher’s role and what makes for effective learning and teaching in the further education sector through means of a fictional approach. 

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.

 

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.

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.

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.

Shifting Sands

Contemporary issues in primary schools

A practical guide to a range of key contemporary issues in primary schools, with summaries of legislation and policy, and workable strategies to embed them in the classroom.

Re-examining Success

Raising pupils’ examination performance at secondary school: systems, techniques, processes and partners

Provides the research and practical insights required for secondary schools to radically review and remodel exam preparation provision with a view to ensuring more pupils, particularly those that are vulnerable, can perform to their potential.

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The Head of Year’s Handbook

Driving Student Well-being and Engagement

Is it possible to achieve a good work-life balance as a head of year while still being effective and offering the best pastoral care for your students that you can? This book shows you how.

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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.