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Dial M for Mentor

Critical reflections on mentoring for coaches, educators and trainers

Dial M takes a creative and fun approach to improving your mentoring skills. It uses stories of learning relationships from film, TV and literature as a tool for reflecting on, understanding and evolving your mentoring and coaching practice. 

How do expert primary classteachers really work?

A critical guide for teachers, headteachers and teacher educators

An essential text for anyone interested in teaching primary school children, including teacher educators, classteachers and headteachers, critically examining what constitutes outstanding or good teaching of children in the primary years .

Non-directive Coaching

Attitudes, Approaches and Applications

Helps coaches develop their practice by assimilating ideas from a range of approaches, and applying their non-directive coaching skills in a number of other fields. Perfect for practitioners and those on coaching courses.

Anti-racism in Social Work practice

This book re-visits anti-racism within social work practice and education from a student focused and informed perspective based on lived experience and conversations, offering practical model and tools for students and lecturers that are tried and tested.

Modern Mental Health

Critical Perspectives on Psychiatric Practice

This book offers an alternative and thought-provoking perspective to the conventional and orthodox understanding of mental health and how to help those suffering with mental illness. It will appeal to social workers in mental health contexts as well as students on post qualifying courses and the Masters Degree in Social Work. 

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. 

Teaching and Learning Early Years Mathematics

Subject and Pedagogic Knowledge

Essential reading for all those teaching or training to teach Early Years mathematics, providing comprehensive subject and pedagogic knowledge for those responsible for the youngest children in school and their vital first experiences of learning mathematics.

What's Your Problem?

Making Sense of Social Problems and the Policy Process

This book is an essential introduction and guide for a critical engagement with social problems. In short, What's your (social) problem and what are you going to do about it?

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.

Beyond Early Reading

Edited by David Waugh and Sally Neaum

An essential text for primary trainees and teachers focusing on a range of issues to develop children who can read into children who do read.

Early Years Policy and Practice

A Critical Alliance

A comprehensive and up to date text for all those required to understand past and current early years’ policy and practice.

The A-Z Guide to Working in Further Education

Designed to support professional development in Further Education at all levels, from the trainee teacher to the experienced team leader. The A-Z format ensures the book is comprehensive and easy to use, while a list of key themes enables the reader to navigate the material in a range of ways.

 

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

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.

Children Forsaken

Child Abuse from Ancient to Modern Times

A shocking reminder of the cruel history of childhood that has been largely hidden and forgotten.

Critical Approaches to Online Learning

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. 

Enabling Critical Pedagogy in Higher 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. 

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Nurturing Creativity in the Classroom

An exploration of consensus across theory and practice

An essential and user-friendly guide to exploring the nature of creativity with ideas and practical strategies for nurturing pupils’ creative skills in primary and secondary schools.

The Social Work Degree Apprenticeship

Developed specifically for the social work degree apprenticeship to guide apprentices through the unique requirements of this new qualifying route.

Criminal Investigation

An essential text on criminal investigation, from inception to conclusion, that matches the requirements of the new pre-join policing qualifications and the national policing curriculum. Suitable for all trainee and student police officers as well as those on criminology courses. 

Behavioural Skills for Effective Policing

As the police service redefines its role in the twenty-first century, this critical handbook covers the full range of behavioural skills essential to effective policing practice and professional development.