'A helpful, authoritative and comprehensive book which contains engaging activities, clear advice and an accessible structure, underpinned by relevant research, sound theoretical principles and the in-depth experience of the authors. This excellent text will contribute significantly to helping trainee teachers develop as aspirational, outward-looking teaching professionals.'
‘The book clearly and carefully presents the most up to date themes and topics that cover the new teaching standards in the UK. I recommend this book not only to trainee teachers and teacher trainers in the post compulsory sector but as a must read book for all teachers.’
'This book will open your mind. It will help you to develop the skills and knowledge you will need to step up to the mark and qualify as a teacher. It will introduce you to theories relating to teaching, learning and assessment and support you to become a reflective practitioner.'
'A key text for all trainee teachers in the sector undertaking the revised DTLLS qualification; highly relevant and up-to-date'
One of the first textbooks published to support trainees studying for the new Level 5 Diploma in Education Training qualification, it covers all the mandatory qualification units plus has a useful section on career development. Activities in every chapter draw out key points so you can apply them to your own practice.
'Building on years of experience, the authors have put into print the high standard of practice they expect from their trainee teachers. The complexities of teaching are explored in an accessible and developmental manner including helpful advice on completing the new Diploma in Education and Training.'
This is a practical, easy to read book linked to the ETF standards, with a summary of key points, a reference list and activities to encourage reflection in every chapter. It not only includes traditional theories but also explores current legislation, current regulations and contemporary issues. A must read for any student undertaking the DET, Cert Ed or PGCE in Post Compulsory Education.
Comprehensive book, nice chapters and good additional activities.
wow, what a fantastic book. very well written, easy to process with clearly laid out references that have developed a reading list for learners. fantastic!
This book covers the requirements of year 1 of the Diploma in Education and Training and is recommended for all Diploma leaners wishing to interpret the standards required
This book gives informative guidance to develop and enhance your teaching skills with links to theory and practical activities to use in your teaching practice. The key points support you to recognise what is required for high-quality teaching and supports your motivation to succeed.
This publication is very good for the learner, it sets out the essential information for the completion of the units. It gives points for the learner to expand on with further research. All our learners will be issued with this publications to be used as a research publications for their DET assignments. It is written in a simple to understand language for all to understand. Overall a very good book.
A truly inspiring book.
The book provides learners with a comprehensive understanding of teaching, learning and practice that will support their studies. I will be recommending this text for adoption.
This book is recommended to our PGCE/DET students to support their course.
This book has been purchased by the majority of the students currently on year 1 of the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training.
They say that it is very useful and gives them a good start to understanding the sector and the areas that they are studying on the Diploma.
This is an excellent reference book for the Certificate and the Diploma and supports the new level 5 diploma in Education and Training qualification. It provides clear and practical guidance to help develop your teaching skills. I find the book clearly commincates what is required for excellent teaching.
The book is easy to read and learners have found it useful, particularly in relation to curriculum planning as it was recommended for this assignment.
Essential reading for all learners which are studying and working towards this course
If we had one essential book on our reading list for our DET, this would be it. It is well laid out, comprehensive and graded appropriately. There are some excellent activities, which encourage trainees to reflect and promote higher order thinking.