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How do you become an outstanding secondary teacher?

That is the question that every trainee, teacher and teacher educator tries to answer.

Becoming an effective teacher involves developing an identity and an excellent understanding of both theory and practice. Our books discuss theory in context, include case studies and encourage discussion to help you achieve outstanding results in school.

 

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Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Learners 11-18 Years

Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support young people with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools. 

Mentoring: Getting it Right in a Week

By Jonathan Gravells Series edited by Susan Wallace

Compact guide to effective mentoring for busy teachers and school leaders. 

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.

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Phonics: Getting it Right in a Week

By Angela Gill and David Waugh Series edited by Susan Wallace

Tried and tested ideas for understanding phonics and developing effective pedagogy for busy teachers

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Positive Mental Health: A Whole School Approach

Targeted strategies for developing a whole school approach to mental health provision, emphasising the importance of creating a whole school culture which promotes a positive attitude towards mental health. 

A Practical Guide to Classroom Research

An accessible and practical guide to qualitative classroom research, suitable for any teacher, beginning or experienced, engaged in practitioner-based classroom enquiry. 

Primary EAL Provision: Getting it Right in a Week

By Kirsty Anderson Series edited by Susan Wallace

Proven strategies for getting to grips with EAL provision in primary schools and developing effective pedagogy for busy teachers. 

A Quick Guide to Meeting the Teachers' Standards Part 1

A quick and handy guide to evidencing and meeting Part 1 of the Teachers’ Standards for trainee teachers.

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.

Relationships and Sex Education for Secondary Schools (2020)

A Practical Toolkit for Teachers

Enables and supports teachers to deliver the content of the new statutory guidance for relationships and sex education in secondary schools, operational from 2020. 

Social Media and Mental Health in Schools

Supports both primary and secondary trainees and teachers with understanding the links between social media use and children and young people’s mental health. 

Staying Mentally Healthy During Your Teaching Career

Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of all those teaching in schools and colleges.

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All Change!

Best practice for educational transitions

This text examines transitions within education – between year groups, key stages and schools – and how they can be managed and supported for the maximum benefit of the pupil.

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Special Educational Needs and Disability

By Anita Devi Edited by Emma Hollis

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on special educational needs and disability for all early career teachers. 

 

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Understanding and Developing Positive Behaviour in Schools

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on developing positive behaviour for all early career teachers. 

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Workload

Taking Ownership of your Teaching

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read on managing workload and productivity for all early career teachers. 

 

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How Do I Answer That?

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.

If you can’t reach them you can’t teach them

Building effective learning relationships

A book about putting learning relationships at the heart of your teaching; then everything else will fall into place including positive behaviour management, stress reduction, student engagement and pupil progress. 

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.

What Every Parent Should Know About Education

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.