In his pioneering treatise on education, the French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau presents concepts that had influence on the development of pedagogy in the eighteenth century. Here, Rousseau asserts his main thesis that human beings are by nature good; it is only the distorting influences of civilization that have corrupted them.
The idea for this book grew out of an international conference organized by the National College for School Leadership, An International Future: learning from best practice worldwide, which explored innovative and significant aspects of educational leadership and brought together international colleagues to generate new understandings.
This text should help teachers identify and develop the knowledge and skills needed to manage teams effectively in primary or secondary schools. It does this by focusing on staff management, management skills, professional development and change, and stress management.
Practising teacher and mindset expert Katherine Muncaster has combined with best-selling author Shirley Clarke to produce this 'must-have' handbook for anyone looking to embed a growth mindset culture across their primary school.
Created by teachers for teachers, this is the ultimate guide for unleashing students' potential through creative lessons, empowering messages and innovative teaching. With the tools in this book, you can motivate your students to believe in themselves and achieve anything." --
This is a book about teaching, but it is not a manual on how to teach. It is a book about ideas, but not ideological. It is a book about thinking and questioning and challenging, but it also attempts some possible answers.
In the course of UNICEF's work during the past decade, the child-friendly school (CFS) model has emerged as the organisation's signature means to advocate for and promote quality education for every girl and boy. As the main proponent of this model, UNICEF has developed this manual as a reference document and practical guidebook to help countries implement CFS.
Making Good Progress? is a research-informed examination of formative assessment practices outlining practical recommendations for teachers at every level and phase. Written by Daisy Christodoulou, Making Good Progress?' offers clear, up-to-date advice to develop best practice for teachers assessing pupils in the wake of life beyond levels.