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Coaching: Learning Made Simple Kindle Edition – David Pardey

Learning Made Simple books give you skills without frills. They are matched to the main qualifications and written by experienced teachers and authors to make often tricky subjects simple to learn. Every book is designed carefully to provide bite-sized lessons matched to readers’ needs.Using full colour thoughout and written by leading teachers and writers, Learning…

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Coaching: Learning Made Simple – David Pardey

Learning Made Simple books give you skills without frills. They are matched to the main qualifications and written by experienced teachers and authors to make often tricky subjects simple to learn. Every book is designed carefully to provide bite-sized lessons matched to readers’ needs.Using full colour thoughout and written by leading teachers and writers, Learning…

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Building and Leading Teams – David Pardey

Building and Leading Teams is written for current and aspiring team leaders, to help them to develop their capability and build high performing teams. It’s the long-awaited, completely up-to-date, fully revised and extended replacement for the best-selling Leading Teams. Building and Leading Teams explains complex ideas in every-day language and offers a critical perspective on…

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Introducing Leadership Kindle Edition – David Pardey

Introducing Leadership is a highly practical textbook which draws on robust research to present a clear picture of what leadership actually involves. It explores why leadership has become so important in recent years; the role leadership plays in achieving organisational success; the skills that effective leaders need; and the steps that anyone can take to become…

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Introducing Leadership – David Pardey

Introducing Leadership is a highly practical textbook which draws on robust research to present a clear picture of what leadership actually involves. It explores why leadership has become so important in recent years; the role leadership plays in achieving organisational success; the skills that effective leaders need; and the steps that anyone can take to become…

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Mark. Plan. Teach.: Save Time. Reduce Workload. Impact Learning. Kindle Edition – Ross Morrison McGill

There are three things that every teacher must do: mark work, plan lessons and teach students well. This brand new book from Ross Morrison McGill, bestselling author of 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons and Teacher Toolkit, is packed full of practical ideas that will help teachers refine the key elements of their profession….

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Mark. Plan. Teach.: Save Time. Reduce Workload. Impact Learning. – Ross Morrison McGill

There are three things that every teacher must do: mark work, plan lessons and teach students well. This brand new book from Ross Morrison McGill, bestselling author of 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding Lessons and Teacher Toolkit, is packed full of practical ideas that will help teachers refine the key elements of their profession….

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Hopeful Schools – Mary Myatt

Hopeful Schools’ is a breath of fresh air and reminds you ‘why’ we do ‘what’ we do, whilst making you think ‘how’ we go about it. Mary encourages us to consider what soulful schools; heart-based education and courageous leadership could and should look like. This book will nourish you and restore your faith in the…

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Making every English lesson count: Six principles for supporting great reading and writing (Making every lesson count) Kindle Edition – Andy Tharby

Making Every English Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Reading and Writing goes in search of answers to the fundamental question that all English teachers must ask: ‘What can I do to help my students to become confident and competent readers and writers?’ Writing in the practical, engaging style of the award-winning Making Every…

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Making Every English Lesson Count: Six principles to support great reading and writing (Making Every Lesson Count) – Andy Tharby

Brings the teaching of conceptual knowledge, vocabulary and challenging literature to the foreground and shows teachers how to develop students reading and writing proficiency over time. Making Every English Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Reading and Writing goes in search of answers to the fundamental question that all English teachers must ask: What…

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Making every science lesson count: Six principles to support great science teaching (Making every lesson count) Kindle Edition – Shaun Allison

Making Every Science Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Science Teaching goes in search of answers to the fundamental question that all science teachers must ask: ‘What can I do to help my students become the scientists of the future?’ Writing in the practical, engaging style of the award-winning Making Every Lesson Count, Shaun…

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Making Every Science Lesson Count: Six principles to support great science teaching (Making Every Lesson Count Series) – Shaun Allison

Making Every Science Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Science Teaching goes in search of answers to the fundamental question that all science teachers must ask: What can I do to help my students become the scientists of the future? Writing in the practical, engaging style of the award-winning Making Every Lesson Count, Shaun…

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Making Every Maths Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning – Kate Blight

Provides practical solutions to perennial problems and inspires a rich, challenging and evidence-informed approach to secondary school maths teaching. Maths lessons benefit from the Making Every Lesson Count approach. Written in an engaging style, full-time teacher Kate Blight offers practical strategies to support the maths teacher in the secondary school. The book offers gimmick-free ideas…

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Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction Kindle Edition – Doug Lemov

The world we are preparing our students to succeed in is one bound together by words and phrases. Our students learn their literature, history, math, science, or art via a firm foundation of strong reading skills. When we teach students to read with precision, rigor, and insight, we are truly handing over the key to…

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Reading Reconsidered: A Practical Guide to Rigorous Literacy Instruction – Doug Lemov

The world we are preparing our students to succeed in is one bound together by words and phrases. Our students learn their literature, history, math, science, or art via a firm foundation of strong reading skills. When we teach students to read with precision, rigor, and insight, we are truly handing over the key to…

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Making Every Lesson Count: Six principles to support great teaching and learning – Shaun Allison and Andy Tharby

This award-winning title has now inspired a whole series of books. Each of the books in the series are held together by six pedagogical principles challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, feedback and questioning and provide simple, realistic strategies that teachers can use to develop the teaching and learning in their classroom. Packed with practical teaching strategies,…

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Making every primary lesson count: Six principles to support great teaching and learning (Making every lesson count) Kindle Edition – Jo Payne and Mel Scott

In Making Every Primary Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning, full-time primary teachers Jo Payne and Mel Scott share evidence-informed practice and gimmick-free advice for ensuring that every lesson makes a difference for young learners. Writing in the engaging style of Shaun Allison and Andy Tharby’s award-winning Making Every Lesson Count, the…

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Making Every Primary Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning (Making Every Lesson Count Series) – Jo Payne and Mel Scott

Advocates an approach designed to cultivate a classroom culture of growth and excellence enabling pupils to leave primary school as confident, successful learners. Takes the principles detailed in the bestselling and award-winning Making Every Lesson Count and applies them specifically to the primary school. In Making Every Primary Lesson Count, full-time primary teachers Mel Scott…

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What Does This Look Like In The Classroom?: Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice Kindle Edition – Carl Hendrick and Robin Macpherson

Educators around the world are uniting behind the need for the profession to have access to more high-quality research and evidence to do their job more effectively. But every year thousands of research papers are published, some of which contradict each other. How can busy teachers know which research is worth investing time in reading…

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What Does This Look Like In The Classroom: Bridging The Gap Between Research And Practice – Carl Hendrick and Robin Macpherson

Educators around the world are uniting behind the need for the profession to have access to more high-quality research and evidence to do their job more effectively. But every year thousands of research papers are published, some of which contradict each other. How can busy teachers know which research is worth investing time in reading…

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Principles and Practices of Teaching and Training: A guide for teachers and trainers in the FE and skills sector (Further Education and Skills) Kindle Edition – Ann Gravells

Written by bestselling author Ann Gravells, this is the complete go-to guide for anyone wanting to be (or working as) a teacher or trainer in the further education and skills sector, in the UK and beyond. It has all the information you need to work towards a qualification such as the Award, Certificate or Diploma…

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Principles and Practices of Teaching and Training: A guide for teachers and trainers in the FE and skills sector (Further Education) – Ann Gravells

Written by bestselling author Ann Gravells, this is the complete go-to guide for anyone wanting to be (or working as) a teacher or trainer in the further education and skills sector, in the UK and beyond. It has all the information you need to work towards a qualification such as the Award, Certificate or Diploma…

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Dyslexia is My Superpower (Most of the Time) Kindle Edition – Margaret Rooke

n more than 100 interviews, children and young adults reveal their personal tips and tactics for honing the creative benefits of dyslexia, enabling them to thrive in school and beyond. Strategies include ways to develop confidence and self-belief. The contributors have outlined specific approaches they feel have helped them, and others that haven’t. The book…

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Dyslexia is My Superpower (Most of the Time) – Margaret Rooke

In more than 100 interviews, children and young adults reveal their personal tips and tactics for honing the creative benefits of dyslexia, enabling them to thrive in school and beyond. Strategies include ways to develop confidence and self-belief. The contributors have outlined specific approaches they feel have helped them, and others that haven’t. The book…

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Bringing Knowledge Back In: From Social Constructivism to Social Realism in the Sociology of Education Kindle Edition – Michael Young

What is it in the twenty-first century that we want young people, and adults returning to study, to know? What is it about the kind of knowledge that people can acquire at school, college or university that distinguishes it from the knowledge that people acquire in their everyday lives everyday lives, at work, and in their…

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Bringing Knowledge Back In: From Social Constructivism to Social Realism in the Sociology of Education – Michael Young

Bringing Knowledge Back in Drawing on various developments in the sociology of knowledge, this book provides conceptual tools for people to think and debate about knowledge and education in different ways. It provides expositions of difficult ideas at the interface of epistemology and the sociology of knowledge, and links theoretical issues and practical/policy questions.

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Naming of Adult Autism – Dr. James McGrath

Naming Adult Autism is one of the first critiques of cultural and medical narratives of Autism to be authored by an adult diagnosed with this condition. Autism is a ‘social disorder’, defined by interactions and lifestyle. Yet, the expectations of normalcy against which Autism is defined have too rarely been questioned. This book demonstrates the…

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Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know – E. D Hirsch

In this forceful manifesto Professor E. D. Hirsch, Jr., argues that children in the United States are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. They lack cultural literacy: a grasp of background information that writers and speakers assume their audience already has. Even if a student has…

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Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age Kindle Edition – Alan November

Learn how to harness students’ natural curiosity to develop self-directed learners. Discover how technology allows students to take ownership of their learning, create and share learning tools, and participate in work that is meaningful to them and others. Real-life examples illustrate how every student can become a teacher and a global publisher. The embedded QR…

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Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age – Alan November

Learn how to harness students’ natural curiosity to develop self-directed learners. Discover how technology allows students to take ownership of their learning, create and share learning tools, and participate in work that is meaningful to them and others. Real-life examples illustrate how every student can become a teacher and a global publisher. The embedded QR…

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Children and Learning: for Parents – Michael Griffin Kindle Edition

A guide for parents wishing to support their children in becoming self-determined, life-long learners. Children and Learning presents effective strategies for reaching excellence based on the quality and quantity of effort.

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Learning Strategies For Musical Success – Michael Griffin Kindle Edition

When it comes to musical skill, why is it that some people achieve so much more than others? We are frequently led to believe this is because of a talent hardwired into their DNA. Now, music educator Michael Griffin dismisses that age-old notion in favour of another known factor: practice. His new book, Learning Strategies…

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Learning Strategies For Musical Success – Michael Griffin

When it comes to musical skill, why is it that some people achieve so much more than others? We are frequently led to believe this is because of a talent hardwired into their DNA. Now, music educator Michael Griffin dismisses that age-old notion in favour of another known factor: practice. His new book, Learning Strategies…

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Children and Learning: for Parents – Michael Griffin

For parents seeking guidance on how to support their child’s development. Children and Learning provides clear explanations on the most effective and important strategies for cultivating self-determined, life-long learners.

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Designing & Teaching Learning Goals & Objectives (Solutions) – Robert Marzano – Kindle Edition

Design and teach effective learning goals and objectives by following strategies based on the strongest research available. This book includes a summary of key research behind these classroom practices and shows how to implement them using step-by-step hands-on strategies. Short quizzes help readers assess their understanding of the instructional best practices explained in each section.

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The Highly Engaged Classroom (Classroom Strategies) – Robert Marzano – Kindle Edition

Student engagement happens as a result of a teacher’s careful planning and execution of specific strategies. This self-study text provides in-depth understanding of how to generate high levels of student attention and engagement. Using the suggestions in this book, every teacher can create a classroom environment where engagement is the norm, not the exception.

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Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading (Classroom Strategies) – Robert Marzano_ Kindle Edition

Learn everything you need to know to implement an integrated system of assessment and grading. The author details the specific benefits of formative assessment and explains how to design and interpret three different types of formative assessments, how to track student progress, and how to assign meaningful grades. Detailed examples bring each concept to life,…

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Classroom Management That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Every Teacher – Robert Marzano – Kindle Edition

How does classroom management affect student achievement? What techniques do teachers find most effective? How important are schoolwide policies and practices in setting the tone for individual classroom management? In this follow-up to What Works in Schools, Robert J. Marzano analyzes research from more than 100 studies on classroom management to discover the answers to these…

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How to Create Kind Schools: 12 extraordinary projects making schools happier and helping every child fit in – Jenny Hulme – Kindle Edition

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Kidscape, the national charity that works to challenge and prevent bullying, this book offers readers an insight into a collection of innovative projects currently running in schools to promote inclusion, tolerance and kindness. From a gay role model to a peer mentor, a dance workshop to a gardening club, an…

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How to Create Kind Schools: 12 extraordinary projects making schools happier and helping every child fit in – Jenny Hulme

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Kidscape, the national charity that works to challenge and prevent bullying, this book offers readers an insight into a collection of innovative projects currently running in schools to promote inclusion, tolerance and kindness. From a gay role model to a peer mentor, a dance workshop to a gardening club, an…

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The Highly Engaged Classroom (Classroom Strategies) – Robert J Marzano

Student engagement happens as a result of a teacher s careful planning and execution of specific strategies. This self-study text provides in-depth understanding of how to generate high levels of student attention and engagement. Using the suggestions in this book, every teacher can create a classroom environment where engagement is the norm, not the exception.

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Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading (Classroom Strategies That Work) – Robert J. Marzano

Learn everything you need to know to implement an integrated system of assessment and grading. The author details the specific benefits of formative assessment and explains how to design and interpret three different types of formative assessments, how to track student progress, and how to assign meaningful grades. Detailed examples bring each concept to life,…

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Designing & Teaching Learning Goals & Objectives: Classroom Strategies That Work – Robert J Marzano

Design and teach effective learning goals and objectives by following strategies based on the strongest research available. This book includes a summary of key research behind these classroom practices and shows how to implement them using step-by-step hands-on strategies. Short quizzes help readers assess their understanding of the instructional best practices explained in each section.

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Classroom Management That Works: Research-Based Strategies for Every Teacher – Robert J. Marzano

This text analyzes research from more than 100 studies on classroom management to discover the answers to these questions: How does classroom management affect student achievement? What techniques do teachers find most effective? How important are schoolwide policies and practices in setting the tone for individual classroom management? With student behavior and effective discipline a…

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The Elephant in the Staffroom: How to reduce stress and improve teacher wellbeing – Chris Eyre – Kindle Edition

The Elephant in the Staffroom is the survival guide that every busy teacher needs for practical advice on teacher wellbeing. Written in an informal, conversational style, the book is divided into 40 bite-size chunks, covering a range of essential topics from understanding and avoiding burnout, to successful working patterns, and even surviving the school holidays!

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The Elephant in the Staffroom: How to reduce stress and improve teacher wellbeing – Chris Eyre

The Elephant in the Staffroom is the survival guide that every busy teacher needs for practical advice on teacher wellbeing. Written in an informal, conversational style, the book is divided into 40 bite-size chunks, covering a range of essential topics from understanding and avoiding burnout, to successful working patterns, and even surviving the school holidays!

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Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms – Timothy D. Walker

Finland shocked the world when its fifteen-year-olds scored highest on the first Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a set of tests touted for evaluating critical-thinking skills in maths, science and reading. That was in 2001; but even today, this tiny Nordic nation continues to amaze. How does Finnish education with short school days, light…

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Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms – Timothy D. Walker – Kindle Edition

Finland shocked the world when its fifteen-year-olds scored highest on the first Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a set of tests touted for evaluating critical-thinking skills in maths, science and reading. That was in 2001; but even today, this tiny Nordic nation continues to amaze. How does Finnish education with short school days, light…

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The Best Initial Assessment Guide: Getting it Right – from the Start – Hilary Read

This practical guide is aimed at all those involved in initial assessment (IA) and recruitment of learners and makes the business case for getting it right – from the start! Contents include: information on what goes in to the design of an initial assessment system to help you design your own guidance on choosing and…

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The Best Vocational Trainer’s Guide: Essential Knowledge and Skills for Those Responsible for Workplace Learning (‘The Best …’ Series)  – Hilary Read

This comprehensive guide is for trainers and employers delivering vocational training in the further education and skills sector. Based on best practice in planning learning, training and coaching work-based learners, the guide draws on the knowledge and experience of experts and practitioners, with many real-life examples. It will help users gain the skills they need…

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The Best Quality Assurer’s Guide: For IQAs and EQAs of Vocational Qualifications (‘The Best …’ Series) – Hilary Read

This practical, engaging guide from Hilary Read is for everyone with responsibility for internal or external quality assurance, whether you are new to your role or experienced. The guide contains: – links to the new qualifications for IQAs and EQAs and the national occupational standards, to help you gain a qualification or meet CPD requirements…

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The Best Assessor’s Guide: Essential Knowledge and Skills for Vocational Assessors – Hilary Read

The second edition of this best-selling handbook is for everyone with responsibility for vocational assessment, whether new to the role, an experienced assessor or responsible for training assessors. Completely revised and updated to reflect recent changes in assessment practice, this guide explains the role of the assessor in apprenticeships (England), how to approach the different…

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Workplace Learning and Development: Delivering Competitive Advantage for Your Organization  – Jackie Clifford & Sara Thorpe 

Learning and development is essential to organizational success. Training courses were traditionally used as the key method of teaching, but increasingly the focus is shifting to individuals and managers adopting a more flexible approach to learning. Organizations are being held responsible for maximizing the skills, knowledge and behaviours available to them, ensuring that employees are…

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Understanding Emotional Intelligence: Strategies for Boosting Your EQ and Using it in the Workplace  –  Frances Kay & Neilson Kite – Kindle Edition

Emotional intelligence, more than IQ and technical know-how, gives a valuable competitive edge to organizations and is crucial to the success of individuals. Used to its full advantage, emotional intelligence can improve relationships with vital business contacts to achieve your desired outcomes, help you perform better at interview and job applications and improve your decision…

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Understanding Emotional Intelligence: Strategies for Boosting Your EQ and Using it in the Workplace – Frances Kay & Neilson Kite 

Emotional intelligence, more than IQ and technical know-how, gives a valuable competitive edge to organizations and is crucial to the success of individuals. Used to its full advantage, emotional intelligence can improve relationships with vital business contacts to achieve your desired outcomes, help you perform better at interview and job applications and improve your decision…

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Turning Learning into Action: A Proven Methodology for Effective Transfer of Learning – Emma Weber 

Learning transfer is the missing link in training. Using conventional approaches to training, an average of just 10-20% of learning makes it back into the workplace and contributes to better business outcomes. With the current increased emphasis on efficiency and cost-effectiveness, such a dismal record is no longer acceptable. To improve these statistics and to…

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The Training Design Manual: The Complete Practical Guide to Creating Effective and Successful Training Programmes – Tony Bray – Kindle Edition

This workbook and the accompanying online resources provide a one-stop reference manual to designing and delivering a successful training course. Written in a practical and user-friendly style, The Training Design Manual provides both theory and practical exercises; guiding the reader through the total design process from start to finish. Theory and concepts are followed by…

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The Training Design Manual: The Complete Practical Guide to Creating Effective and Successful Training Programmes – Tony Bray 

This workbook and the accompanying online resources provide a one-stop reference manual to designing and delivering a successful training course. Written in a practical and user-friendly style, The Training Design Manual provides both theory and practical exercises; guiding the reader through the total design process from start to finish. Theory and concepts are followed by…

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The Learning Challenge: Dealing with Technology, Innovation and Change in Learning and Development – Nigel Paine – Kindle Edition

The landscape of workplace learning is transforming. Organizations today understand that formal training is not always the best solution in the fast changing world of innovation and new technology. The rise of social and informal learning, gamification of training, dealing with big data and working with extended enterprise are just some challenges L&D professionals face…

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The Learning Challenge: Dealing with Technology, Innovation and Change in Learning and Development – Nigel Paine  

The landscape of workplace learning is transforming. Organizations today understand that formal training is not always the best solution in the fast changing world of innovation and new technology. The rise of social and informal learning, gamification of training, dealing with big data and working with extended enterprise are just some challenges L&D professionals face…

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The Leadership Skills Handbook: 50 Essential Skills You Need to be a Leader –  Jo Owen – Kindle Edition

Winner of the CMI Management Book of the Year Awards in the 2012/2013 New Manager category, The Leadership Skills Handbook from best-selling author Jo Owen reveals the essential skills you need to be an effective leader. It shows you what works in practice, not in theory. Each skill is presented in a concise, easy to…

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The Leadership Skills Handbook: 50 Essential Skills You Need to be a Leader – Jo Owen 

Winner of the CMI Management Book of the Year Awards in the 2012/2013 New Manager category, The Leadership Skills Handbook from best-selling author Jo Owen reveals the essential skills you need to be an effective leader. It shows you what works in practice, not in theory. Each skill is presented in a concise, easy to…

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The Experiential Learning Toolkit: Blending Practice with Concepts – Colin Beard – Kindle Edition 

The Experiential Learning Toolkit presents a diverse range of practical exercises, which are based on the theory of experiential learning. Experiential learning is concerned with learning through direct experience, which aims to create more effective, engaging and embedded learning. Each activity presented includes a description of the underlying principles, practical information on delivering the exercise as…

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The Experiential Learning Toolkit: Blending Practice with Concepts – Colin Beard 

The Experiential Learning Toolkit presents a diverse range of practical exercises, which are based on the theory of experiential learning. Experiential learning is concerned with learning through direct experience, which aims to create more effective, engaging and embedded learning. Each activity presented includes a description of the underlying principles, practical information on delivering the exercise as…

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Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Training: Volume 4 – Kaye Thorne 

In recent years there has been a reduction of traditional, menu-driven training courses and a growth in alternative learning solutions. The role of trainer has evolved to include internal consultant, learning adviser, facilitator of learning, e-learning designer and workplace coach, and as a result there is now a very real need for professional trainers to…

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Strategic Talent Development: Develop and Engage All Your People for Business Success  –  Janice Caplan  – Kindle Edition

In recent years globalization and technological advances have changed the business world. In this new world of ideas, which may come from anywhere within the company, businesses must be sufficiently agile, future-focused, and innovative to keep pace with rapid change. In these new conditions, command and control systems no longer work effectively and nor do…

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Strategic Talent Development: Develop and Engage All Your People for Business Success  – Janice Caplan 

In recent years globalization and technological advances have changed the business world. In this new world of ideas, which may come from anywhere within the company, businesses must be sufficiently agile, future-focused, and innovative to keep pace with rapid change. In these new conditions, command and control systems no longer work effectively and nor do…

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Strategic Internal Communication: How to Build Employee Engagement and Performance –  David Cowan – Kindle Edition

Effective internal communications is a much neglected area in the world of business. While most organizations recognize that the external communication between customers and shareholders is crucial to the success of a business, very few consider the implications of their internal communication or develop a clear strategy for it. So while management decisions may be…

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Strategic Internal Communication: How to Build Employee Engagement and Performance – David Cowan 

Effective internal communications is a much neglected area in the world of business. While most organizations recognize that the external communication between customers and shareholders is crucial to the success of a business, very few consider the implications of their internal communication or develop a clear strategy for it. So while management decisions may be…

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Mindful Coaching: How Mindfulness can Transform Coaching Practice  – Liz Hall  – Kindle Edition 

Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to the present moment, helping us become more aware of our thoughts and feelings so that instead of being overwhelmed by them, we are better able to manage them. Mindful Coaching is a comprehensive guide to using mindfulness effectively in coaching. It enables coaches to work closely with…

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Mindful Coaching: How Mindfulness can Transform Coaching Practice  – Liz Hall  

Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to the present moment, helping us become more aware of our thoughts and feelings so that instead of being overwhelmed by them, we are better able to manage them. Mindful Coaching is a comprehensive guide to using mindfulness effectively in coaching. It enables coaches to work closely with…

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101 Learning and Development Tools: Essential Techniques for Creating, Delivering and Managing Effective Training – Kenneth Fee 

101 Learning and Development Tools is your practical guide to all the most up-to-date training techniques, organized around the classic learning and development cycle. Whether you need a quick, ready solution or some guidance on where to go for in-depth information, this is your essential reference guide. It picks up from where you are in…

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101 Learning and Development Tools: Essential Techniques for Creating, Delivering and Managing Effective Training – Kenneth Fee 

101 Learning and Development Tools is your practical guide to all the most up-to-date training techniques, organized around the classic learning and development cycle. Whether you need a quick, ready solution or some guidance on where to go for in-depth information, this is your essential reference guide. It picks up from where you are in…

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Leadership Assessment for Talent Development – Tony Wall & John Knights – Kindle Edition

For professionals responsible for talent management and development, assessing competence and capability is crucial, especially in relation to recruiting the right leader. Yet talent professionals can also use leadership assessment as a positive and powerful talent development tool. Leadership Assessment for Talent Development goes beyond recruitment to position assessment as a central, strategic activity. It…

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Leadership Assessment for Talent Development – Tony Wall & John Knights 

For professionals responsible for talent management and development, assessing competence and capability is crucial, especially in relation to recruiting the right leader. Yet talent professionals can also use leadership assessment as a positive and powerful talent development tool. Leadership Assessment for Talent Development goes beyond recruitment to position assessment as a central, strategic activity. It…

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International Human Resource Development: Learning, Education and Training for Individuals and Organizations – John P. Wilson – Kindle Edition

International Human Resource Development provides thought-provoking questions and stimulating answers to key issues in human resource development today, putting HRD in its strategic organizational context and examining in depth the process of learning from different perspectives. This third edition provides a thorough exploration of international human resource development, and has been completely updated and revised with…

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International Human Resource Development: Learning, Education and Training for Individuals and Organizations – John P. Wilson 

International Human Resource Development provides thought-provoking questions and stimulating answers to key issues in human resource development today, putting HRD in its strategic organizational context and examining in depth the process of learning from different perspectives. This third edition provides a thorough exploration of international human resource development, and has been completely updated and revised with…

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How to Create a Coaching Culture (HR Fundamentals) – Gillian Jones & Ro Gorell  – Kindle Edition

How to Create a Coaching Culture is a practical guide to developing an effective, efficient coaching culture in your organization. It demonstrates how to empower your workforce to achieve higher performance and greater business results. Specifically tailored to practitioner needs it offers an overview of coaching practice and aligns it clearly with organizational and HR…

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Facilitating Reflective Learning: Coaching, Mentoring and Supervision – Anne Brockbank & Ian McGill – Kindle Edition

Facilitating Reflective Learning: Coaching, Mentoring and Supervision is written by two leading experts in the field. The text explains how coaching and mentoring works in different situations. The authors guide the reader through key learning theories; describe the different models available for coaching and mentoring; and demonstrate how they can be applied in practice. In…

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Facilitating Reflective Learning: Coaching, Mentoring and Supervision – Anne Brockbank & Ian McGill 

Facilitating Reflective Learning: Coaching, Mentoring and Supervision is written by two leading experts in the field. The text explains how coaching and mentoring works in different situations. The authors guide the reader through key learning theories; describe the different models available for coaching and mentoring; and demonstrate how they can be applied in practice. In…

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Experiential Learning: A Handbook for Education, Training and Coaching – Colin Beard & John P. Wilson – Kindle Edition 

Experiential Learning enables educators, trainers, coaches and facilitators to unleash some of the more potent ingredients of learning through experience. It presents a simple model: the Learning Combination Lock, which illustrates the wide range of factors that can be altered to enhance the learning experience. The theory is brought to life with hundreds of examples…

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Experiential Learning: A Handbook for Education, Training and Coaching  –  Colin Beard & John P. Wilson  

Experiential Learning enables educators, trainers, coaches and facilitators to unleash some of the more potent ingredients of learning through experience. It presents a simple model: the Learning Combination Lock, which illustrates the wide range of factors that can be altered to enhance the learning experience. The theory is brought to life with hundreds of examples…

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Employee Engagement (HR Fundamentals) – Emma Bridger – Kindle Edition

Kindle Edition Achieving employee engagement is crucial to the success and continued high performance of any organization. But with budgets tighter than ever before, economic struggles and an increasingly stressful workplace for staff, it has become an increasingly difficult task. Aimed at HR practitioners and managers, Employee Engagement offers a complete, practical resource for understanding,…

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Employee Engagement (HR Fundamentals) – Emma Bridger

Achieving employee engagement is crucial to the success and continued high performance of any organization. But with budgets tighter than ever before, economic struggles and an increasingly stressful workplace for staff, it has become an increasingly difficult task. Aimed at HR practitioners and managers, Employee Engagement offers a complete, practical resource for understanding, measuring and…

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Developing Resilient Organizations: How to Create an Adaptive, High-Performance and Engaged Organization – by Doug Strycharczyk & Charles Elvin 

Much of the fear and uncertainty surrounding the global recession is concerned with the adverse impact it will have on organisations and society. However, recessions are nothing new. We know from past experience that when a recession is over, there always emerge organisations and individuals who have not only survived but have thrived. They often…

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Developing Resilient Organizations: How to Create an Adaptive, High-Performance and Engaged Organization – by Doug Strycharczyk & Charles Elvin  – Kindle Edition

Kindle Edition Much of the fear and uncertainty surrounding the global recession is concerned with the adverse impact it will have on organisations and society. However, recessions are nothing new. We know from past experience that when a recession is over, there always emerge organisations and individuals who have not only survived but have thrived….

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Delivering E-Learning: A Complete Strategy for Design Application and Assessment  – Kenneth Fee – Kindle Edition

Kindle Edition Delivering E-Learning describes a new and better way of understanding e-learning. The author looks at overcoming objections to e-learning and acknowledging poor past practice before presenting a new strategic approach. It places the emphasis firmly on learning, not the technology, de-mystifying the jargon and de-bunking industry myths. The current way most people look…

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Complete Training: From Recruitment to Retirement – Robin Hoyle – Kindle Edition

Kindle Edition The training and development needs of any workforce vary dramatically between the generations and levels even so far as the style of communication needed to be effective.At the same time training budgets are tighter than ever before and training departments are increasing marginalised as informal learning in a cyber workplace grows. So how…

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Complete Training: From Recruitment to Retirement – Robin Hoyle

The training and development needs of any workforce vary dramatically between the generations and levels even so far as the style of communication needed to be effective.At the same time training budgets are tighter than ever before and training departments are increasing marginalised as informal learning in a cyber workplace grows. So how can you…

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Complete Training Evaluation: The Comprehensive Guide to Measuring Return on Investment  – Richard Griffin – Kindle Edition

Kindle Edition While substantial advances have been made in the L&D profession over the last decade, evaluation remains by far the weakest part of the L&D cycle. Most organisations wish to evaluate the impact of their investment in training but few do it well, and the lack of effective methods is one of the key…

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Complete Training Evaluation: The Comprehensive Guide to Measuring Return on Investment  – Richard Griffin

While substantial advances have been made in the L&D profession over the last decade, evaluation remains by far the weakest part of the L&D cycle. Most organisations wish to evaluate the impact of their investment in training but few do it well, and the lack of effective methods is one of the key barriers. Complete…

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The Complete Guide to Mentoring: How to Design, Implement and Evaluate Effective Mentoring Programmes  – Hilarie Owen – Kindle Edition

Kindle Edition The Complete Guide to Mentoring is your step-by-step guide to implementing a successful mentoring programme in your organization. Packed with high-profile interviews, case studies and questionnaires, it includes a wealth of practical advice on every aspect of the design, fulfilment and assessment of a mentoring scheme. Learn how to: set up an effective mentoring programme…

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The Complete Guide to Mentoring: How to Design, Implement and Evaluate Effective Mentoring Programmes  – Hilarie Owen

The Complete Guide to Mentoring is your step-by-step guide to implementing a successful mentoring programme in your organization. Packed with high-profile interviews, case studies and questionnaires, it includes a wealth of practical advice on every aspect of the design, fulfilment and assessment of a mentoring scheme. Learn how to: set up an effective mentoring programme – develop…

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The Essential Guide to Employee Engagement: Better Business Performance Through Staff Satisfaction – Sarah Cook

Engaged employees are more productive, engender greater customer satisfaction and loyalty, and help promote a company’s brand.  The Essential Guide to Employee Engagement provides the tools necessary to make this happen. This book explores the concept and practice behind creating an engaged workforce and how this can contribute to organizational success.  Cook draws on case studies and…

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Coaching and Mentoring: Practical Conversations to Improve Learning – Eric Paesloe (Author), Melville Leedham (Contributor)

Coaching and Mentoring examines how to create conversations which encourage personal development; exploring the ways in which we can interact to help support and improve performance. The second edition of this highly successful book has been radically updated to reflect recent dramatic changes in this important area. The authors demonstrate how important it is to…

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The Schools We Need: And Why We Don’t Have Them – E D Hirsch Jr

All new teachers should be working towards ‘associate’ or ‘full’ teacher status if they teach in a further and adult teacher/training context. Planning and Enabling Learning is a core unit of the new teaching qualifications, and this book fully addresses all the required learning outcomes and content of that unit, specifically targeted at learners taking…

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Summerhill School – Alexander Neill 

Originally published in 1960, “Summerhill “became an instant bestseller and a classic volume of education for an entire generation. Now, this thoroughly expanded and revised version of the original “Summerhill “reinstates the revolutionary “free school” traditions begun by Summerhill’s founder A.S. Neill. As American education lags behind the rest of the world, this new edition…

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The Dangerous Rise of Therapeutic Education – Kathryn Ecclestone

The silent ascendancy of a therapeutic ethos across the education system and into the workplace demands a book that serves as a wake up call to everyone. Kathryn Ecclestone and Dennis Hayes’ controversial and compelling book uses a wealth of examples across the education system, from primary schools to university, and the workplace to show…

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Race between Education and Technology  – Claudia Goldin & Lawrence Katz 

This book provides a careful historical analysis of the co-evolution of educational attainment and the wage structure in the United States through the twentieth century. The authors propose that the twentieth century was not only the American Century but also the Human Capital Century. That is, the American educational system is what made America the…

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A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change – Douglas Thomas

The twenty-first century is a world in constant change. In A New Culture of Learning, Doug Thomas and John Seely Brown pursue an understanding of how the forces of change, and emerging waves of interest associated with these forces, inspire and invite us to imagine a future of learning that is as powerful as it…

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