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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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Developing Creative and Critical Educational Practitioners

By Victoria Door Series edited by Ian Menter

Encourages teacher educators to promote flexible and sustainable practice in their students, enabling them to flourish within an ever-changing educational environment. 

Ability-grouping in Primary Schools

Case Studies and Critical Debates

This book links theory, policy and practice in a critical examination of ability-grouping practices and their implications in primary schools, with particular reference to primary mathematics.

Evidence-based teaching in primary education

Edited by Val Poultney Series edited by Ian Menter

A key text for all teacher educators in schools and universities focusing on how universities and primary schools can work together to lead, manage and sustain a culture of teacher inquiry. 

Classroom Talk

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.

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 Anxiety in Primary Mathematics Teachers

By Karen Wicks Edited by Ian Menter

Provides teacher educators with an understanding of the issues around mathematics anxiety and a framework of teaching strategies to support trainees and teachers in primary settings in developing confidence in learning and teaching mathematics.

Becoming a teacher education researcher

Edited by Diane Mayer and Ian Menter

Stories of success from a range of contexts and settings that demonstrate how to develop as a successful teacher education researcher.

Understanding Feedback

A critical exploration for teacher educators

A critical exploration of assessment and feedback for teacher educators and all those involved in giving and receiving feedback within the education sector.

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.

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.

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. 

Being a School Governor in England

All You Need to Know

Ensures you have all the necessary knowledge at your finger tips to be an effective school governor.