Education: Continuing Professional Development

  • The Teacher's Guide to Research: Engaging with, Applying and Conducting Research in the Classroom book cover

    The Teacher's Guide to Research

    Engaging with, Applying and Conducting Research in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Firth

    This accessible guide provides practical support on becoming research engaged and research active within the school and beyond. It explores the meaning of research and clarifies multiple types of research which lead to different views on ‘what works’, all whilst showing how to engage with the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22 

  • Developing Your Teaching: Towards Excellence book cover

    Developing Your Teaching

    Towards Excellence, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Kahn, Lorraine Anderson

    Packed with advice, vignettes and case studies, as well as useful tips and checklists for improving teaching, the second edition of Developing Your Teaching is the ideal toolkit to support the development of teaching practice. Providing a blend of ideas, interactive review points and case study…

    Paperback – 2019-03-18
    Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

  • Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings book cover

    Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings

    3rd Edition

    By Shelly Newstead, Emma Isles-Buck

    Managers in child-centred settings need to be able to draw on a wide range of personal and professional skills to ensure that they are providing the best possible service. Now in its third edition, Essential Skills for Managers of Child-Centred Settings looks at how you can develop the key…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12

  • Small Group Teaching: Tutorials, Seminars and Workshops book cover

    Small Group Teaching

    Tutorials, Seminars and Workshops, 2nd Edition

    By Kate Exley, Reg Dennick, Andrew Fisher

    This comprehensive guide for new university teachers brings together straightforward and practical advice on small group teaching alongside examples of practice across disciplines. Written in a highly accessible style, it covers topics such as the foundations of small group teaching; methods and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-06
    Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

  • The Magic of Mentoring: Developing Others and Yourself book cover

    The Magic of Mentoring

    Developing Others and Yourself, 1st Edition

    By Carol Thompson

    The Magic of Mentoring offers an introduction to the theory and practice of successful mentoring together with a unique focus on how mentors can reflect on the skills they bring to the role, and those they still need to develop. Through the use of scenarios, reflections and stories, the reader is…

    Paperback – 2019-01-24

  • Becoming a Research-Informed School: Why? What? How? book cover

    Becoming a Research-Informed School

    Why? What? How?, 1st Edition

    By Tim Cain

    Becoming a Research-Informed School examines the reasons why teachers and leaders use research to improve their schools, and explores how teachers select, understand and use research to enhance learning experiences in fast-moving classroom environments. It analyses what teachers and school leaders…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20

  • Understanding the HighScope Approach: Early Years Education in Practice book cover

    Understanding the HighScope Approach

    Early Years Education in Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Monica Wiltshire, Monica Wiltshire

    Understanding the HighScope Approach is a much-needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of this innovative education programme. It will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of the HighScope approach to early childhood and its…

    Paperback – 2018-10-31
    Understanding the… Approach

  • Leading English in the Primary School: A Subject Leader's Guide book cover

    Leading English in the Primary School

    A Subject Leader's Guide, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Baldwin

    Leading English in the Primary School is a comprehensive guide for both aspiring and experienced leaders of primary English. It supports you in navigating your way through the role and offers practical guidance to help you develop a clear understanding of how to improve the teaching of English in…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30

  • Democratising Leadership in the Early Years: A Systemic Approach book cover

    Democratising Leadership in the Early Years

    A Systemic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Margy Whalley, Karen John, Patrick Whitaker, Elizabeth Klavins, Christine Parker, Julie Vaggers

    Bringing together valuable insights from research and practice undertaken at the world-famous Pen Green Centre, Democratising Leadership in the Early Years illustrates how settings and practitioners can develop and maintain forms of leadership which foster collaborative practices across and within…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10
    Pen Green Books for Early Years Educators

  • Jumpstart! Drama: Games and Activities for Ages 5-11 book cover

    Jumpstart! Drama

    Games and Activities for Ages 5-11, 2nd Edition

    By Teresa Cremin, Roger McDonald, Emma Longley, Louise Blakemore

    Jumpstart! Drama contains more than forty engaging, practical, easy-to-do and highly motivating drama activities which will appeal to busy primary teachers who wish to enliven their practice and make more use of drama in line throughout their teaching. Suitable for use across a variety of subjects…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23

  • Survive and Thrive in Academia: The New Academic’s Pocket Mentor book cover

    Survive and Thrive in Academia

    The New Academic’s Pocket Mentor, 1st Edition

    By Kate Woodthorpe

    A pocket mentor for the early career academic learning to strategically navigate the demands of an academic role, this book is a friendly and constructive companion providing hands-on advice about how to balance teaching responsibilities alongside other duties. More than just a ‘how to’, the text…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13

  • Jumpstart! Creativity: Games and Activities for Ages 7–14 book cover

    Jumpstart! Creativity

    Games and Activities for Ages 7–14, 2nd Edition

    By Steve Bowkett

    Jumpstart! Creativity contains over 70 games and activities that any primary teacher can use to quickly and easily boost students’ creative and critical thinking skills, allowing their thinking to flourish. Now in its second edition, the book contains fresh material that will help children to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23

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