Movement Environment Rating Scale (MOVERS) for 2–6-year-olds provision

Improving physical development through movement and physical activity

  • Carol Archer
  • Iram Siraj
Physical development is a key component of the curriculum but so far there has been no valid means of assessing the pedagogical or environmental quality of the child’s physical experience. The Movement Environment Rating Scale (MOVERS) does so, using the methodology established by the popular ECERS-E and SSTEW rating scales.
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Improving physical development through movement and physical activity

  • Carol Archer
  • Iram Siraj
Physical development is a key component of the curriculum but so far there has been no valid means of assessing the pedagogical or environmental quality of the child’s physical experience. The Movement Environment Rating Scale (MOVERS) does so, using the methodology established by the popular ECERS-E and SSTEW rating scales.

Price: £14.99

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A Chemical Passion

The forgotten story of chemistry at British independent girls’ schools, 1820s–1930s

  • Marelene Rayner-Canham
  • Geoff Rayner-Canham
In this groundbreaking work the authors reveal that from the 1820s to the 1930s chemistry teaching flourished in girls’ independent schools in Britain. The fruit of years of research in the archives of dozens of schools, this rich and multifaceted account reveals the hidden history of a landmark achievement in the education of women.
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The forgotten story of chemistry at British independent girls’ schools, 1820s–1930s

  • Marelene Rayner-Canham
  • Geoff Rayner-Canham
In this groundbreaking work the authors reveal that from the 1820s to the 1930s chemistry teaching flourished in girls’ independent schools in Britain. The fruit of years of research in the archives of dozens of schools, this rich and multifaceted account reveals the hidden history of a landmark achievement in the education of women.

Price: £26.99

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Muslim Mothers and their Children’s Schooling

  • Suma Din
This book brings the voices of Muslim mothers into the discourse on parent–school relations. Over 50 women from a wide range of backgrounds and social class speak about their identities, experiences and challenges as they choose state schools and support their children through their education in Britain. Essential reading for teachers.
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  • Suma Din
This book brings the voices of Muslim mothers into the discourse on parent–school relations. Over 50 women from a wide range of backgrounds and social class speak about their identities, experiences and challenges as they choose state schools and support their children through their education in Britain. Essential reading for teachers.

Price: £24.99

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Taking Action for Looked After Children in School

A knowledge exchange programme

  • Catherine Carroll
  • Claire Cameron
Promoting the Achievement of Looked After Children (PALAC) is a knowledge exchange programme to support the development of practice in schools and expand the evidence base, with the aim of improving outcomes for children in care. Here PALAC’s leading researchers summarize the evidence, with numerous case studies, and reflect on its implications.
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A knowledge exchange programme

  • Catherine Carroll
  • Claire Cameron
Promoting the Achievement of Looked After Children (PALAC) is a knowledge exchange programme to support the development of practice in schools and expand the evidence base, with the aim of improving outcomes for children in care. Here PALAC’s leading researchers summarize the evidence, with numerous case studies, and reflect on its implications.

Price: £12.99

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Success Stories from Secondary Foreign Languages Classrooms

Models from London school partnerships with universities

  • Colin Christie
  • Caroline Conlon
Six case studies describe best practice from Initial Teacher Education partnerships between universities and schools across London. They show how learning foreign languages succeeds in secondary schools when underpinned by a strong theoretical framework and offer practical approaches that will keep students learning languages after the age of 14.
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Models from London school partnerships with universities

  • Colin Christie
  • Caroline Conlon
Six case studies describe best practice from Initial Teacher Education partnerships between universities and schools across London. They show how learning foreign languages succeeds in secondary schools when underpinned by a strong theoretical framework and offer practical approaches that will keep students learning languages after the age of 14.

Price: £22.99

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Practical Politics

Lessons in power and democracy

  • Titus Alexander
Practical politics should be part of every school and college curriculum, with this handbook a basic text for the subject. It affords insights into how power and democracy work everywhere – in family, office and state – and shows how education in practical politics can enable people to recognize and deal with political problems.
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Lessons in power and democracy

  • Titus Alexander
Practical politics should be part of every school and college curriculum, with this handbook a basic text for the subject. It affords insights into how power and democracy work everywhere – in family, office and state – and shows how education in practical politics can enable people to recognize and deal with political problems.

Price: £24.99

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Developing Young Children’s Creativity

Possibility Thinking in the Early Years

  • Linda McConnon
This book shows how using Possibility Thinking (PT) is at the heart of young children’s creativity. It traces the verbal and non-verbal communication, collaboration and identity development of a girl and two boys as they use PT in their art and crafts practice during their first three years in school.
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Possibility Thinking in the Early Years

  • Linda McConnon
This book shows how using Possibility Thinking (PT) is at the heart of young children’s creativity. It traces the verbal and non-verbal communication, collaboration and identity development of a girl and two boys as they use PT in their art and crafts practice during their first three years in school.

Price: £24.99

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Whatever Happened to Extended Schools?

The story of an ambitious education project

  • Doug Martin
At a time when the government more than ever seems to view schools as businesses selling exam results, we should remember Extended Schools. This book, based on research in schools and communities, gives a vivid insight into an ambitious education project and builds an imaginative portrayal of how an Extended School of the future might be.
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The story of an ambitious education project

  • Doug Martin
At a time when the government more than ever seems to view schools as businesses selling exam results, we should remember Extended Schools. This book, based on research in schools and communities, gives a vivid insight into an ambitious education project and builds an imaginative portrayal of how an Extended School of the future might be.

Price: £26.99

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Voices in the Air

Making sense of policy and practice in education

  • Chris Husbands
In this collection of his journalism and policy commentary, former Director of the Institute of Education Chris Husbands provides a wide-ranging account of the nature, shape and impact of policy reform in education. Writing with wit, pathos, and authority he analyses the likely impact of reforms over five years of tumultuous change in education.
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Making sense of policy and practice in education

  • Chris Husbands
In this collection of his journalism and policy commentary, former Director of the Institute of Education Chris Husbands provides a wide-ranging account of the nature, shape and impact of policy reform in education. Writing with wit, pathos, and authority he analyses the likely impact of reforms over five years of tumultuous change in education.

Price: £19.99

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Valuing Higher Education

An appreciation of the work of Gareth Williams

  • Ronald Barnett
  • Paul Temple
  • Peter Scott
Leading international analysts examine Gareth Williams’s contribution to the economics of higher education in essays that are a testimony to Williams’s conception that the field cannot be properly understood unless viewed alongside social policy, changes in knowledge production, the life chances of students, and their actual learning experience.
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An appreciation of the work of Gareth Williams

  • Ronald Barnett
  • Paul Temple
  • Peter Scott
Leading international analysts examine Gareth Williams’s contribution to the economics of higher education in essays that are a testimony to Williams’s conception that the field cannot be properly understood unless viewed alongside social policy, changes in knowledge production, the life chances of students, and their actual learning experience.

Price: £26.99

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