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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.