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Teacher Educators


Where can teachers and teacher educators find concise, critical,
well-researched material on current and key aspects of professional learning written just for them?

Introducing our popular series: Critical Guides for Teacher Educators

Series editor: Ian Menter, University of Oxford

Concise, critical, up to date and research-based! With teacher education in a state of dynamic flux, these timely books all connect with current themes and developments in teacher education in the UK and the wider world.

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A Concise Guide to Lecturing in Higher Education and the Academic Professional Apprenticeship

Ideal for lecturers new to delivering higher education, organised to cover the teaching and research requirements of the new Academic Professional Apprenticeship. 

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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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. 

British Values: Getting it Right in a Week

An easy and effective way for teachers to understand and embed British Values in their classrooms.

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.

Professional Learning Communities and Teacher Enquiry

Series edited by Val Poultney Edited by Alison Fox

Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to professional learning communities and teacher enquiry, with practical advice on how to engage with and evaluate various models.

Classroom Talk

Series edited by Val Poultney By Rupert Knight

Written for teachers, this concise guide takes an evidence-based approach to oracy / classroom talk with practical advice on how to engage with and evaluate the ideas explored.

Nurturing Professional Judgement

By Ben Knight Edited by Ian Menter

A critical guide for teacher educators and early career mentors in supporting the development of professional judgement and intuitive practice. 

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The Teacher Educator's Handbook

A narrative approach to professional learning

A range of detailed narratives about practice written by teacher educators, for teacher educators, carefully curated by the author to draw out key learning points, including a range of coaching questions.

Using Digital Video in Initial Teacher Education

A research-based yet highly practical exploration of using digital video within both HEI- and school-based teacher education, suitable for primary and secondary programmes.

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Nurturing Professional Judgement

By Ben Knight Edited by Ian Menter

A critical guide for teacher educators and early career mentors in supporting the development of professional judgement and intuitive practice. 

Anti-racism in Education

Stories of Growing Activism

A powerful and challenging book comprising stories of anti-racist action by higher education scholars including researchers and teachers at various stages of their careers. Aimed at and relevant for anyone involved in education, it encourages reflection on the tolerance of racist structures and strategies to help enact positive change.