One-to-one tuition

An ideal context for learning?

  • Judith Ireson
This lecture evaluates the impact on attainment of one-to-one tuition in both the state and shadow systems and argues that while it can be very effective, it is not a panacea.
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An ideal context for learning?

  • Judith Ireson
This lecture evaluates the impact on attainment of one-to-one tuition in both the state and shadow systems and argues that while it can be very effective, it is not a panacea.

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Trust in Education

Truths and Values

  • Jerome Satterthwaite
  • Heather Piper
  • Pat Sikes
  • Simon Webster
Examines the nature and role of trust in contemporary culture. Is it safe for learners – the children and adults in the world of contemporary education – to trust their teachers to care, and to tell the truth? And can teachers trust their managers and institutional practices? Volume 8 of the DPR series, Discourse, Power, Resistance.
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Truths and Values

  • Jerome Satterthwaite
  • Heather Piper
  • Pat Sikes
  • Simon Webster
Examines the nature and role of trust in contemporary culture. Is it safe for learners – the children and adults in the world of contemporary education – to trust their teachers to care, and to tell the truth? And can teachers trust their managers and institutional practices? Volume 8 of the DPR series, Discourse, Power, Resistance.

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Innocence Lost

  • John J. Curran
Each year over 4,000 teachers and lecturers face malicious allegations which – even when false – blight their career. The book has interviews with teachers, trade unionists and lawyers and combines authoritative legal analysis with sound professional advice about how to deal with this recurring injustice. Essential for anyone maliciously accused.
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  • John J. Curran
Each year over 4,000 teachers and lecturers face malicious allegations which – even when false – blight their career. The book has interviews with teachers, trade unionists and lawyers and combines authoritative legal analysis with sound professional advice about how to deal with this recurring injustice. Essential for anyone maliciously accused.

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Supporting Stories

Being a Teaching Assistant

  • Celia Dillow
This compelling, inside-outside picture of classroom life investigates the lives and experiences of a small group of primary school TAs, in an unusual combination of ethnography and autoethnography that gives valuable insight and shared knowledge to TAs and would be TAs.
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Being a Teaching Assistant

  • Celia Dillow
This compelling, inside-outside picture of classroom life investigates the lives and experiences of a small group of primary school TAs, in an unusual combination of ethnography and autoethnography that gives valuable insight and shared knowledge to TAs and would be TAs.

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The Ingredients of Challenge

  • Carrie Winstanley
Teachers are – rightly – exhorted to challenge children so as to help them maximise their abilities, broaden their horizons and increase their achievement. But what exactly are challenging activities? This book examines the notion of challenge and breaks down its different elements to determine practical ideas grounded in theory.
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  • Carrie Winstanley
Teachers are – rightly – exhorted to challenge children so as to help them maximise their abilities, broaden their horizons and increase their achievement. But what exactly are challenging activities? This book examines the notion of challenge and breaks down its different elements to determine practical ideas grounded in theory.

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Critical Practice in Teacher Education

A study of professional learning

  • Ruth Heilbronn
  • John Yandell
This timely book uncovers all of the processes that should be considered when high-quality teacher education is designed, delivered and studied around the world. Written by experienced teacher educators, this book shows what critical practice is and how it can be used to facilitate a deeper understanding of practice that draws upon personal experience and knowledge of theory, research and policy. Critical Practice in Teacher Education outlines a compelling argument that the best quality teacher education should not just be experienced in schools, but simultaneously in different overlapping communities, including those from the course and discipline or subject area. Attention is directed towards how reading, writing and assessment are used with students to undertake tasks such as developing portfolios, participating in reflective discussions and writing autobiographically, and to how this can develop their intellectual identities and practical judgment. The book presents five in-depth case studies, each of which tell a particular story from a particular subject perspective, illustrating how a range of approaches can be taken on initial teacher training and Masters-level courses. Each story features descriptions of challenges and assignments along with excerpts of the students’ responses. Critical Practice in Teacher Education is a must for all policy-makers, teacher educators and their students, school-based mentors and local authorities who want to understand, improve and develop the quality of teachers’ professional development.
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A study of professional learning

  • Ruth Heilbronn
  • John Yandell
This timely book uncovers all of the processes that should be considered when high-quality teacher education is designed, delivered and studied around the world. Written by experienced teacher educators, this book shows what critical practice is and how it can be used to facilitate a deeper understanding of practice that draws upon personal experience and knowledge of theory, research and policy. Critical Practice in Teacher Education outlines a compelling argument that the best quality teacher education should not just be experienced in schools, but simultaneously in different overlapping communities, including those from the course and discipline or subject area. Attention is directed towards how reading, writing and assessment are used with students to undertake tasks such as developing portfolios, participating in reflective discussions and writing autobiographically, and to how this can develop their intellectual identities and practical judgment. The book presents five in-depth case studies, each of which tell a particular story from a particular subject perspective, illustrating how a range of approaches can be taken on initial teacher training and Masters-level courses. Each story features descriptions of challenges and assignments along with excerpts of the students’ responses. Critical Practice in Teacher Education is a must for all policy-makers, teacher educators and their students, school-based mentors and local authorities who want to understand, improve and develop the quality of teachers’ professional development.

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In Safe Hands

Facilitating Service Learning in Schools in the Developing World

  • Jean Clarkson
  • Phil Bamber
  • Lorna Bourke
Voluntary service learning for teachers in schools in India, Sri Lanka and Africa has been developed by Hope University for 20 years. This account by staff and students provides a model for schools in the developing world to work in partnership with charities and universities in the west to improve practice in the schools and in teacher training.
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Facilitating Service Learning in Schools in the Developing World

  • Jean Clarkson
  • Phil Bamber
  • Lorna Bourke
Voluntary service learning for teachers in schools in India, Sri Lanka and Africa has been developed by Hope University for 20 years. This account by staff and students provides a model for schools in the developing world to work in partnership with charities and universities in the west to improve practice in the schools and in teacher training.

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Digital technologies and their role in achieving our ambitions for education

  • Diana Laurillard
This lecture examines the ways in which digital technologies can contribute to rethinking existing educational models in order to achieve our ambitions for education.
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  • Diana Laurillard
This lecture examines the ways in which digital technologies can contribute to rethinking existing educational models in order to achieve our ambitions for education.

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Only connect!

Improving teaching and learning in schools

  • Mary James
Setting out the background and aims of the Learning How to Learn project, the author argues that it is vital to create the space and climate for managers, teachers, support staff and students to reflect on and share aspects of their practice, especially their learning practice.
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Improving teaching and learning in schools

  • Mary James
Setting out the background and aims of the Learning How to Learn project, the author argues that it is vital to create the space and climate for managers, teachers, support staff and students to reflect on and share aspects of their practice, especially their learning practice.

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Marginality and Difference in Education and Beyond

  • Michael Reiss
  • Renee DePalma
  • Elizabeth Atkinson
A collection that brings together analyses from educational contexts around the world of the ways in which notions of identity and difference, belonging and exclusion are constructed within and beyond the context of education. It is suitable for academics, for students working at masters level and above, and for educational professionals.
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  • Michael Reiss
  • Renee DePalma
  • Elizabeth Atkinson
A collection that brings together analyses from educational contexts around the world of the ways in which notions of identity and difference, belonging and exclusion are constructed within and beyond the context of education. It is suitable for academics, for students working at masters level and above, and for educational professionals.

Price: £20.99

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