In recent years there has been a new mood in teacher education. The emphasis is on professional studies, on encouraging trainee teachers to think intelligently about how to tackle problems of the classroom.This book surveys the developments which are taking it further in both Britain and...
Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge
Practical resources for all school managers
In this engaging book Professor Ken Reid focuses on the needs of school professionals and leaders, providing them with workable, achievable solutions to radically reducing their truancy rates. As well as discussing the importance of regular attendance and the importance of sound leadership,...
Published October 21st 2013 by David Fulton Publishers
Successful intervention strategies for reducing truancy
Teachers and governments all agree that if you wish to raise educational standards then it’s imperative to improve school attendance, and yet an average of around ten per cent of secondary pupils are missing school on a daily basis. Despite governments around the globe trying to address this...
Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge
Using values-based education to promote positive learning
How can we create effective partnerships between home, school and the community? How can the relationships and communication between families and school be strengthened? How can families help schools to improve behaviour in their children, both at home and at school? Using a tried and tested...
Published January 31st 2013 by Routledge
A practical handbook for teachers
Tackling Behaviour in the Primary School provides ready-made advice and support for classroom professionals and can be used, read and adapted to suit the busy everyday lives of teachers working in primary schools today. This valuable text sets the scene for managing behaviour in the primary...
Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge
Today's facility manager is faced with a cross-section of job responsibilities and functions. Facility Management Reference Library CD, Second Edition is a comprehensive 11-volume reference library covering, from a facility manager's perspective, everything from water systems, facility assessment,...
Published July 8th 2005 by Fairmont Press
A Multimodal Perspective on Teaching and Learning, 2nd Edition
English in Urban Classrooms is a ground-breaking text that spans a range of issues central to school English today. It extends not only to the spoken and written language of classrooms, but also to other modes of representation and communication that are important in English teaching. This includes...
Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge
Short and Long-term Solutions
Truancy: Short and Long-term Solutions is a practical and accessible guide to dealing with the problem of truancy and non-attendance. It is the first book on the issue to actively focus on solutions to the problem, rather than the causes. Full of practical examples of the latest ways in which...
Published April 11th 2002 by Routledge
At present about one million pupils truant from their schools on a daily basis and this book examines why they do it. The numerous reasons for truanting discussed are: * disadvantageous home backgrounds * problems with settling in socially at school * poor performance in school * experiencing...
Published September 30th 1999 by Routledge