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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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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. 

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. 

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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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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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. 

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. 

Lesson Planning: Getting it Right in a Week

Time-saving and effective lesson planning guide for all busy teachers. 

Learning Teaching

Becoming an inspirational teacher

An essential and aspirational read for all beginning teachers, with a clear focus on learning in order to help you become an OUTSTANDING TEACHER who makes a difference to learners, colleagues, schools and policy.

In the Zone

Helping children rise to the challenge of learning

In the Zone argues that challenge is an essential element of true learning, without which there can be no progress. It brings together supportive materials to encourage teachers to reflect on their present practice, take sensible risks with their teaching, and understand the importance of enjoyment and engagement for both teachers and pupils.

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. 

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.

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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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. 

Equitable Education

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.

 

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Preparing for Ofsted

An insider's guide for teachers and middle leaders

A handy, practical guide for teachers and middle managers in all settings on how to prepare for and contribute to the success of your Ofsted inspection.

Written by an inspector and fully up to date for the new inspection framework, it explains the process, busts the myths, highlights pitfalls, and gets you inspection-ready. 

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.

Good Autism Practice for Teachers

Embracing Neurodiversity and Supporting Inclusion

An accessible guide for primary and secondary trainees and teachers, providing practical, evidence-informed ways to support neurodivergent learners that will also benefit all pupils.

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Using Cognitive Science in the Classroom

An accessible, carefully researched, quick-read outlining the benefits and applications of cognitive science for the early career teacher and their pupils.