The authors introduce students to the requirements that their degree programs will make and explore issues such as behavior management and national curriculum strategies. This will help readers to engage with the material in a way that is appropriate to Higher Education study.
The book draws on the experiences of teaching assistants and is grounded in the day-to-day practices of professionals working with young people in schools. Theoretical concepts are explored as being crucial to developing learning support and teaching skills. The authors' aim is to help students understand essential theory, and to provide a practical support throughout their studies.