Teaching in Effective Primary Schools

Research into pedagogy and children’s learning

  • Iram Siraj
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Pam Sammons
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Kathy Sylva
  • Donna-Lynn Shepherd
Key elements of teaching in effective schools are revealed by the qualitative and quantitative research of leading researchers into primary school provision. Pedagogical strategies used in successful schools are brought to life through detailed observations, and the book offers multi-layered evidence for motivating children through better practice.
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Research into pedagogy and children’s learning

  • Iram Siraj
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Pam Sammons
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Kathy Sylva
  • Donna-Lynn Shepherd
Key elements of teaching in effective schools are revealed by the qualitative and quantitative research of leading researchers into primary school provision. Pedagogical strategies used in successful schools are brought to life through detailed observations, and the book offers multi-layered evidence for motivating children through better practice.

Price: £24.99

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Manifestos, Policies and Practices

An equalities agenda

  • David Scott
Presenting the case for for radical policy reform through analysis of the 2017 Labour Party Manifesto and contemporary policies of other UK political parties, the book comprises a series of short essays on key policy areas, highlighting the values in each that underpin an equalities agenda.
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An equalities agenda

  • David Scott
Presenting the case for for radical policy reform through analysis of the 2017 Labour Party Manifesto and contemporary policies of other UK political parties, the book comprises a series of short essays on key policy areas, highlighting the values in each that underpin an equalities agenda.

Price: £25.99

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Reframing Space for Learning

Excellence and innovation in university teaching

  • Tim Bilham
  • Claire Hamshire
  • Mary Hartog
  • Martina A. Doolan
The concept and use of ‘space’ in higher education influence students and teachers deeply. Reframing Space for Learning explores space as a physical ‘learning place’ and a ‘belonging space’ for individual and collective development. Innovative approaches in a range of HE disciplines are presented in the work of 40 experienced university teachers.
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Excellence and innovation in university teaching

  • Tim Bilham
  • Claire Hamshire
  • Mary Hartog
  • Martina A. Doolan
The concept and use of ‘space’ in higher education influence students and teachers deeply. Reframing Space for Learning explores space as a physical ‘learning place’ and a ‘belonging space’ for individual and collective development. Innovative approaches in a range of HE disciplines are presented in the work of 40 experienced university teachers.

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Educational Inequality

Closing the gap

  • Feyisa Demie
This research shows how schools in one diverse and disadvantaged inner-city local authority have raised children’s attainment to levels that far surpass the national average at KS 2 and GCSE: gifted leadership, targeted interventions, effective teachers who mirror the school’s intake, and governor, parent and community involvement = Outstanding.
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Closing the gap

  • Feyisa Demie
This research shows how schools in one diverse and disadvantaged inner-city local authority have raised children’s attainment to levels that far surpass the national average at KS 2 and GCSE: gifted leadership, targeted interventions, effective teachers who mirror the school’s intake, and governor, parent and community involvement = Outstanding.

Price: £19.99

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Learning for a Co-operative World

Education, social change and the Co-operative College

  • Tom Woodin
  • Linda Shaw
Learning for a Co-operative World explores the remarkable growth of co-operative education in formal and informal learning, and its future potential for all ages and in diverse settings. It celebrates its values of democracy, solidarity, equality and self-help, which inform over 600 schools and the Co-operative College as it achieves its centenary.
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Education, social change and the Co-operative College

  • Tom Woodin
  • Linda Shaw
Learning for a Co-operative World explores the remarkable growth of co-operative education in formal and informal learning, and its future potential for all ages and in diverse settings. It celebrates its values of democracy, solidarity, equality and self-help, which inform over 600 schools and the Co-operative College as it achieves its centenary.

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Diversity in Teacher Education

Perspectives on a school-led system

  • Nick Sorensen
Informed by large-scale quantitative research and smaller-scale qualitative studies, Diversity in Teacher Education reveals a growing complexity in the system of teacher education in England. It finds that responsibility for educating teachers has moved away from universities, while schools have become major players.
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Perspectives on a school-led system

  • Nick Sorensen
Informed by large-scale quantitative research and smaller-scale qualitative studies, Diversity in Teacher Education reveals a growing complexity in the system of teacher education in England. It finds that responsibility for educating teachers has moved away from universities, while schools have become major players.

Price: £22.99

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Struggles for Empowerment

Higher education stories from East and West

  • Ambreen Shahriar
  • Teresa Bruen
A unique account of students from poor rural provinces in Pakistan and the Republic of Ireland who struggle to access graduate studies. Applying Bourdieu’s theories of social and cultural capital, habitus and field illuminates how students succeed in different ways in overcoming profound social and economic inequalities to achieve higher education.
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Higher education stories from East and West

  • Ambreen Shahriar
  • Teresa Bruen
A unique account of students from poor rural provinces in Pakistan and the Republic of Ireland who struggle to access graduate studies. Applying Bourdieu’s theories of social and cultural capital, habitus and field illuminates how students succeed in different ways in overcoming profound social and economic inequalities to achieve higher education.

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Science for All

The struggle to establish school science in England

  • Edgar Jenkins
Science for All is a thoroughly researched account of the long battle to establish school science in England, from its introduction to the classroom in the mid-nineteenth century to the launch of the National Curriculum in 1989. It addresses the underlying question of what school science is for and reveals when, how and why the answer has changed.
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The struggle to establish school science in England

  • Edgar Jenkins
Science for All is a thoroughly researched account of the long battle to establish school science in England, from its introduction to the classroom in the mid-nineteenth century to the launch of the National Curriculum in 1989. It addresses the underlying question of what school science is for and reveals when, how and why the answer has changed.

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Inclusion and Intersectionality in Visual Arts Education

  • Kate Hatton
This unique book examines the varied and overlapping identities celebrated in the visual arts in Higher Education. The authors use case studies to show how intersectional theory illuminates debates on inclusion in arts education concerning race, gender, sexuality or class, in compelling and unpredictable new directions.
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  • Kate Hatton
This unique book examines the varied and overlapping identities celebrated in the visual arts in Higher Education. The authors use case studies to show how intersectional theory illuminates debates on inclusion in arts education concerning race, gender, sexuality or class, in compelling and unpredictable new directions.

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Applied Educational Psychology with 16–25 Year Olds

New frameworks and perspectives for working with young people

  • Brian Apter
  • Christopher Arnold
  • Julia Hardy
Since the 2014 Children and Families Act, educational psychologists work in post-16 establishments as well as schools. The settings are different, as are the clients and their needs. Applied psychologists who work with 16-25-year-olds offer their colleagues advice, technical support and practical ideas so they can meet the needs of young adults.
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New frameworks and perspectives for working with young people

  • Brian Apter
  • Christopher Arnold
  • Julia Hardy
Since the 2014 Children and Families Act, educational psychologists work in post-16 establishments as well as schools. The settings are different, as are the clients and their needs. Applied psychologists who work with 16-25-year-olds offer their colleagues advice, technical support and practical ideas so they can meet the needs of young adults.

Price: £25.99

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