Education: Continuing Professional Development

  • Action Research Communities: Professional Learning, Empowerment, and Improvement Through Collaborative Action Research book cover

    Action Research Communities

    Professional Learning, Empowerment, and Improvement Through Collaborative Action Research, 1st Edition

    By Craig A. Mertler

    Action Research Communities presents a new perspective on two current and proven educational practices: classroom-/school-based action research and professional learning communities. Implementation of one or the other of these practices often results in a variety of possible benefits for the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22

  • Managing Challenging Behaviour in the Classroom: A Framework for Teachers and SENCOs book cover

    Managing Challenging Behaviour in the Classroom

    A Framework for Teachers and SENCOs, 1st Edition

    By Gary Lavan

    For teachers and SENCOs in all settings, this invaluable resource will guide you through a simple, systematic process of understanding why challenging behaviour is happening and give you some very practical, easily implemented strategies that all staff can use to help make things easier for the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16

  • Recognition of Prior Learning: Research from around the globe book cover

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Research from around the globe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Per Andersson, Andreas Fejes, Fredrik Sandberg

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) has emerged in recent decades as an important policy area and policy concept. It is a phenomenon with a certain variation in practices as well as contexts, concepts and conceptions. However, there is a basic idea about giving recognition to prior learning…

    Paperback – 2017-08-11

  • Embodied Social Justice book cover

    Embodied Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Rae Johnson

    Embodied Social Justice introduces a body-centered approach to working with oppression, designed for social workers, counselors, educators, and other human service professionals. Grounded in current research, this integrative approach to social justice works directly with the implicit knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08

  • Passionate Readers: The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child book cover

    Passionate Readers

    The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child, 1st Edition

    By Pernille Ripp

    How do we inspire students to love reading and discovery? In Passionate Readers: The Art of Reaching and Engaging Every Child, classroom teacher, author, and speaker Pernille Ripp reveals the five keys to creating a passionate reading environment. You’ll learn how to… Use your own reading…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02

  • Teachers Leading Educational Reform: The Power of Professional Learning Communities book cover

    Teachers Leading Educational Reform

    The Power of Professional Learning Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alma Harris, Michelle Jones, Jane B. Huffman

    Teachers Leading Educational Reform explores the ways in which teachers across the world are currently working together in professional learning communities (PLCs) to generate meaningful change and innovation in order to transform pedagogy and practice. By discussing how teachers can work…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
    Teacher Quality and School Development

  • Teachers’ Worlds and Work: Understanding Complexity, Building Quality book cover

    Teachers’ Worlds and Work

    Understanding Complexity, Building Quality, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day

    Understanding what influences the quality of teachers’ work across a career is key to building and sustaining their on-going commitment and effectiveness. Teachers’ Worlds and Work provides a new, research-informed consideration of key elements which independently and together influence teachers'…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29
    Teacher Quality and School Development

  • Policy Entrepreneurship in Education: Engagement, Influence and Impact book cover

    Policy Entrepreneurship in Education

    Engagement, Influence and Impact, 1st Edition

    By James Arthur

    Policy Entrepreneurship in Education aims to build the confidence and skills of education academics in securing higher impact for their work. It offers guidance and identifies methods of capturing and measuring impact, as well as practical advice in helping academics engage policy makers and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-21

  • Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training: Preparing for and supporting practice book cover

    Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • Social Work Doctoral Education: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16

  • Family, School, Community Engagement and Partnerships: Theory and Best Practices book cover

    Family, School, Community Engagement and Partnerships

    Theory and Best Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reyes L. Quezada, Viviana Alexandrowicz, Sarina Molina

    How can colleges and schools support the inclusion of family, school and community engagement curricula in teacher and administrator preparation programs? The contributions in this book try to answer this question, with contributors describing their experiences, their programs, and their support…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24

  • Trade Unions and Workplace Training: Issues and International Perspectives book cover

    Trade Unions and Workplace Training

    Issues and International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Cooney, Mark Stuart

    Trade Unions and Workplace Training examines the changing role of trade unions in the provision of vocational education, workplace training and skill development. It reflects upon: the role that unions have played in the reform of vocational education and training systems; the nature of union…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

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