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Trainee Teacher's Guide to Academic Assignments

Paperback, 24/06/2019, £17.99
This book supports ITE students with academic writing and enables them to approach their assignments with confidence and understanding.

Key Issues in Education and Social Justice

Paperback, 28/06/2018, £25.99
This second edition provides a contemporary overview of education and social justice, helping readers to understand and analyse the inequalities that exist in today's world, how they are manifested in education systems and how education can engage with and address these issues.

Staying Mentally Healthy During Your Teaching Career

Paperback, 24/01/2020, £15.99
Comprehensive guidance and workable, evidence-informed strategies to support the mental well-being of all those teaching in schools and colleges.

Mindset for Success: In your classroom and school

Paperback, 25/04/2017, £18.99
In A Mindset for Success: In Your Classroom and School, Tony Swainston analyses how the ways in which schools currently conceptualise and measure success could be limiting students' potential to achieve it.

What does this look like in the classroom: Bridging the gap between research and practice

Paperback, 11/09/2017, £18.00
In this thorough, enlightening and comprehensive book, Carl Hendrick and Robin Macpherson ask 18 of today's leading educational thinkers to distill the most up-to-date research into effective classroom practice in 10 of the most important areas of teaching.

Why are You Shouting at Us?

Paperback, 17/01/2013, £16.99
Preparing to work in a tough school can be a nerve-wracking experience. Will there be gangs? What if none of the students do their homework? How will you know what to do if faced with a physical threat? In this book, the authors set out the 7 keys to successful behaviour management, through innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

Getting into Teacher Training 3ed

Paperback, 17/11/2017, £19.99
This comprehensive and accessible guide is written by experts on intitial teacher training and provides all the information needed to apply to initial teacher training in England.

Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher 2ed

Hardback, 03/02/2017, £30.99
A practical guide to the essential practice that builds better teachers. Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher is the landmark guide to critical reflection, providing expert insight and practical tools to facilitate a journey of constructive self-critique.


Paperback, 08/05/2018, £14.99
A critical overview of assessment, taking an evidence-based approach, with balanced and reflective consideration given to the research and arguments around various approaches to assessment in schools.


Paperback, 04/10/2016, £14.00
Mike Fairclough, renowned headmaster at West Rise Junior School, TES Primary School of the Year, demonstrates how teachers and leaders can cultivate a culture of risk-taking and danger within their students - and themselves.

Understanding Research with Children and Young People

Paperback, 26/11/2013, £32.99
Useful strategies and guidance for anyone needing to explore the practical and ethical issues around researching with children and young people.

New Middle Leader's Handbook

Paperback, 05/10/2016, £18.00
'The New Middle Leader's Handbook' is the definitive go-to guide for all educators looking to take the leap into middle leadership, those wanting to become better middle leaders, or senior leaders seeking an authoritative manual for their school's middle leadership.

Liminal Leadership: Building Bridges Across the Chaos... Because We are Standing on the Edge

Paperback, 17/10/2016, £14.00
Using an honest and personal account of Stephen Tierney's own journey as a framework, Liminal Leadership empowers current and prospective school leaders at all levels to scrutinise, polish and advance their skills to build enriching, aspirational and ultimately fulfilling cultures within which to work.

Why Knowledge Matters: Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories

Paperback, 30/09/2016, £29.95
Addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences. The author argues that a carefully planned, knowledge-based elementary curriculum is essential to providing the foundations for children's life success.

Headstrong: 11 Lessons of School Leadership

Paperback, 23/02/2015, £14.99
Drawing on 40 years of working in challenging schools, and a decade of leading some of the toughest schools in London, this book shows aspiring leaders how to create vibrant centres of learning in our most broken communities.

Teaching for Character

Paperback, 18/05/2015, £10.00
The Invisible Curriculum series helps teachers discover the secret ingredients that really unlock a child's learning potential. Teaching for Character offers practical advice to help encourage grit and determination in children - important foundations in any future success in or out of school.

An Updated Practical Guide to the Pupil Premium

Paperback, 27/11/2015, £10.00
Fully updated with the 2015 policy updates from the Department for Education and published in partnership with the National Education Trust, this book provides essential information and advice to help schools make best use of the Pupil Premium grant and improve outcomes for disadvantaged learners.

Managing Teacher Workload: A Whole-School Approach to Finding the Balance

Paperback, 18/07/2016, £12.00
Edited by Nansi Ellis, assistant general secretary at leading teaching union ATL, Managing Teacher Workload brings together leading educationalists to discuss real, practical ways to solve the biggest problem in the profession: how to bring to an end the excessive working hours that have left morale for many at rock-bottom.

My Leadership Journey: What 40 Years in Education Has Taught Me About Leading Schools in an Ever-Changing Landscape

Paperback, 25/07/2016, £15.00
This would be fundamentally about school leadership, but would weave into a series of leadership themes some narrative and anecdotes about government education policy over the last 20 years and the way in which successful schools have navigated the changing policy landscape.

Creative Schools: Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up

Paperback, 03/03/2016, £9.99
Sets out a new vision for how education can be transformed to enable all young people to flourish. Filled with practical examples and research, this title intends to inspire the change our children urgently need.

Elephant in the Classroom: Helping Children Learn and Love Maths 2ed

Paperback, 03/09/2015, £10.99
Techniques and strategies for teachers to use in interesting their pupils in mathematics.

Reflective Teaching & Learning in the Secondary school 2e

Paperback, 13/11/2012, £27.99
A key book covering all the major professional teaching topics that students on teacher training courses in secondary education will need to cover in order to qualify for a career in the classroom. Fully updated to include recent changes in education policy

Leading Professional Practice In Education

Paperback, 02/11/2012, £30.99
Written by leading academics, this volume provides an overview of key contemporary themes in educational leadership

Achieving Your Assessment and Quality Assurance Units (TAQA) 2ed

Paperback, 24/12/2013, £19.99
The comprehensive complete guide to the TAQA Award covering all units, written accessibly to support learners from all contexts with differing experience of training and assessments settings.

Culture Of Education

Paperback, 01/04/1997, £24.95
In a masterly commentary on the possibilities of education, Bruner reveals how education can usher children into their culture, though it often fails to do so. Bruner looks past the issue of achieving individual competence to the question of how education equips individuals to participate in the culture on which life and livelihood depend.

Eight Ways of Teaching

7, 30/11/2002, £29.99
Formerly a SkyLight Publication The author describes what "intelligence-focused" lessons look like and examines the process for creating them.

Full on Learning: Involve Me and I'll Understand

Paperback, 27/07/2012, £24.99
Provides a blueprint for educators in various settings to construct the ideal conditions for effective learners to grow and develop. This title offers a range of practical suggestions and ideas to construct the ideal conditions for the characteristics of effective learners to flourish.

Effective Multi-agency Partnerships: Putting Every Child Matters into Practice

Paperback, 18/03/2009, £32.99
This text offers practical advice on how to establish and maintain effective multi-agency partnership work, which improves the ECM outcome for children and young people.

Diversity, Equality And Achievement in Education

Paperback, 09/02/2011, £29.99
Diversity and inclusion are issues very much at the forefront of education policy, and are covered in every childhood course. This book explains the issues and helps trainee teachers demonstrate good practice in this area.

Teacher's Toolkit: Raise Classroom Achievement with Strategies for Every Learner

Paperback, 30/07/2001, £29.99
This invaluable resource has already sold over 105,000 copies and will help you develop thinking skills in your students, promote citizenship and an understanding of democracy, fine-tune study skills and help students acquire the attitude and skills for true independence.

Early Literacy Handbook

Paperback, 21/05/2012, £21.00

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education from Piaget to the Present

Paperback, 27/09/2001, £21.99
Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education.

Making Sense of Education

Paperback, 12/09/2002, £32.99
This title provides a contemporary introduction to the key issues in educational philosophy and theory. Exploring developments as well as important ideas from the 20th century, this book aims to make philosophy of education relevant to everyday practice for teachers.

Theories and Practices of Development

Paperback, 24/02/2011, £34.99
Rev. ed. of: Theories and practices of development. 2005.

Human side of school change

Paperback, 24/01/2001, £25.99
Examines the real-life hurdles to implementing innovation, and explains how the best-intended efforts can be stalled by educators who feel burdened by the change process. The author provides a model of leadership along with practical management strategies for building a framework of cooperation between leaders of change and the people they depend.

Working in Multiprofessional Contexts

Paperback, 20/04/2012, £28.99
Multiprofessional working unpacked for students and professionals.

Brief Counselling In Schools 3ed

Paperback, 10/11/2011, £31.99
A guide to helping and supporting young people experiencing difficulties at home and at school or college. Covering issues from low self-esteem and sexuality, to substance misuse and aggression, it draws on a method of brief integrative counselling to illustrate how a time-limited therapy can work in an often pressured and time-limited setting.

Education Policy

Paperback, 12/11/2012, £28.99
Using historical evidence and interviews with high-profile decision-makers in Education, this book analyses education policy in England and Wales since the Second World War.

Developing as an Educational Leader and Manager

Paperback, 25/09/2014, £27.99
Focusing on organisation improvement and strategical leadership, this book offers a bank of creative ideas and guidance for teachers already in management positions, and those just starting out reflect on their leadership development.

Psychology in Education 2ed

Paperback, 08/08/2012, £55.99

21st Century Boys: How Modern Life is Driving Them Off the Rails and How We Can Get Them Back on Track

Paperback, 28/02/2009, £9.99
A major new insight into the difficulties of raising boys, and how parents can help their sons fulfil their potential. From the author of TOXIC CHILDHOOD.

Understanding Youth perspectives

7, 06/02/2007, £34.99
Understanding Youth: Perspectives, Identities and Practices addresses the changing context and nature of youth, encouraging readers to understand different conceptualizations of youth, issues of identity and the key social practices that give shape to young people's lives in the contemporary period.

Fourth Way : The Inspiring Future for Educational Change

Paperback, 16/09/2009, £24.99
This book analyzes three previous major change efforts, outlines their strengths and limitations, and offers a successful and sustainable fourth way to integrate teacher professionalism, community engagement, government policy, and accountability.
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