Description : Few decisions are harder to make for a parent than finding a suitable school for their child. The Independent Schools Guide, now in its twelth edition, provides the detailed information parents need to make a fully informed choice. It includes extensive indices for over 2,000 schools, classified by county, religious affiliation, sex, provision for dyslexia plus details of specialist schools. There is also useful advice on school fee planning, plus details of scholarships, bursaries and other awards. This up-to-date guide provides thorough information on the levels of awards including GCSEs, A Levels, Scottish examinations, GNVQs and the International Baccalaureate. There is also guidance for overseas parents, including advice on language support and guardianship for children attending boarding school in the United Kingdom. Complete with a parent's guide to the sixth form and beyond, covering university entry and careers, and a directory of useful addresses and associations, this is invaluable reading for any parent seeking educational advice.
Description : Every parent wants their child to flourish throughout their education but few decisions are more difficult than choosing the right school. The Independent Schools Guide from Gabbitas Education has been informing parents in their independent school choices since 1924. Included in this most authoritative and extensive guide to UK independent schools: Choosing a school (day, boarding, prep and senior) School fees planning Coming from overseas Independent school inspections (ISI and Ofsted) Extensive directory of UK independent schools Detailed school profiles Sixth form choices, including tutorial colleges, and beyond To see schools online, visit the guide's website at www.independentschoolsguide.com
Description : This comprehensive package includes a paperback book filled with charts, tips, and ideas, Zero Hour Threat Game, SAT, ACT, and Guide to College Financing Admissions
Description : The International Guide to Student Achievement brings together and critically examines the major influences shaping student achievement today. There are many, often competing, claims about how to enhance student achievement, raising the questions of "What works?" and "What works best?" World-renowned bestselling authors, John Hattie and Eric M. Anderman have invited an international group of scholars to write brief, empirically-supported articles that examine predictors of academic achievement across a variety of topics and domains. Rather than telling people what to do in their schools and classrooms, this guide simply provides the first-ever compendium of research that summarizes what is known about the major influences shaping students’ academic achievement around the world. Readers can apply this knowledge base to their own school and classroom settings. The 150+ entries serve as intellectual building blocks to creatively mix into new or existing educational arrangements and aim for quick, easy reference. Chapter authors follow a common format that allows readers to more seamlessly compare and contrast information across entries, guiding readers to apply this knowledge to their own classrooms, their curriculums and teaching strategies, and their teacher training programs.
Description : The 37th annual edition of the leading guide to taxation in Britain. This practical and user-friendly guide is a bestseller with students, professionals, accountants and private individuals, explaining in simple terms how the UK tax system works and how best to minimise tax liabilities
Author by : Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Children, Schools and Families Committee
Language : en
Publisher by : The Stationery Office
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Description : Major reforms must be introduced to help newly qualified teachers make the transition from their initial training to their first teaching post. The pressures on teachers at the start of their careers are considerable and the Committee calls for measures that reduce the front-loaded nature of teacher training. Much greater space and incentives for early career teachers to supplement initial training with a relevant masters qualification are vital. Mentoring support for these teachers must be improved and extended. The Committee urges radical changes to teacher professional development, including the introduction of a single overarching framework for the management of teachers' career progression. It says the 'Chartered Teacher' framework would encompass a licence to practise and link pay and progression to the completion of a masters qualification and, thereafter, to completion of further accredited training. Entry requirements for much initial teacher training provision are too low and the bar must be raised. Reforms should include discontinuing undergraduate programmes for those wanting to be secondary school teachers which attract the poorest qualified candidates and requiring postgraduate trainees to have a lower-second degree or above. The Committee also says that supply teachers must be brought into the mainstream of the profession, that, in the context of the 14-19 reforms, school and further education teachers should have much greater mobility across the two sectors, and that the training of early years, school and further education teachers should be harmonised through generic standards.
Description : Readings for Reflective Teaching in Schools provides a portable library of over a hundred readings to support teacher education and professional development. Extensively updated since earlier editions, the book concisely introduces both classic and contemporary research and understanding on teaching and learning. The selection reflects current issues and concerns in education and has been designed to support school-led teacher education as well as a wide range of school–university partnership arrangements. Uniquely, two types of reading are provided: - summaries enabling easy access to evidence on key classroom issues – including relationships, behaviour, curriculum planning, teaching strategies and assessment processes; - analyses of deeper forms of understanding about teaching and learning processes, to support the development of expertise throughout a teaching career. This collection of readings is edited by Andrew Pollard, former Director of the UK's Teaching and Learning Research Programme, with the advice of primary and secondary specialists from the University of Cambridge. Readings for Reflective Teaching in Schools is part of a fully integrated set of resources for primary and secondary education. Reflective Teaching in Schools focuses on how to achieve high-quality teaching and learning. By design, it offers both practical support for effective practice and routes towards deeper expertise. The website, reflectiveteaching.co.uk, offers supplementary resources including reflective activities, research briefings, advice on further reading and additional chapters. It also features a glossary, links to useful websites, and a conceptual framework for deepening expertise. This book is one of the Reflective Teaching Series – inspiring education through innovation in early years, schools, further, higher and adult education.
Description : The Essential Guide for New Teaching Assistants provides an introduction for teaching assistants who have recently been inducted, or are going through the process of induction, and are working in schools with children or young people. Giving teaching assistants an insight into the theories of teaching and learning and providing a background for understanding school processes and procedures, this new edition is fully updated to incorporate recent initiatives and changes in the National Curriculum. With an emphasis on personal responsibility and professionalism, the role of a teaching assistant and their relationship with qualified teachers is fully outlined. Providing a comprehensive overview, chapters include practical guidance on: getting started in a teaching assistant role developing a reflective approach to personal and professional development the Every Child Matters initiative working in partnership with qualified teachers being part of a whole school team working with individual children to progress their learning and development further training and professional development. Fully updated in line with National Occupational Standards, changes in the primary and secondary National Curricula and revised induction materials from the TDA, this book forms essential reading for teaching assistants seeking to understand the basic principles of education, teaching and learning.