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The beginning teacher's guide to outstanding practice

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May 2017 | 248 pages | Learning Matters

‘Don’t smile until Christmas.’

‘Never be afraid to ask for help.’

‘Always accept a cup of tea when it’s offered to you.’

There’s no shortage of tips, tricks and friendly advice for newly qualified teachers. But how can you separate the wheat from the chaff as you navigate your way through the first year on the job? Where do you go for sound, professional advice that is evidence-based and not just a short-term quick-fix that will later prove problematic? 

NQT: The Beginning Teacher's Guide to Outstanding Practice is your go-to companion throughout your NQT year. Written by teachers and teacher training experts, it guides you through your first year in teaching by extending your training and supporting you to keep learning. It covers areas NQTs say they need more support on including assessment, classroom behaviour and work-life balance and every chapter is linked to the Teachers' Standards and explores what they mean for you in the classroom.

Wendy Jolliffe and David Waugh
Wendy Jolliffe
Becoming an accredited teacher
Yasmin Valli
The Teachers’ Standards
Wendy Jolliffe
Effective learning
Wendy Delf
Effective teaching
Hilary Smith
Behaviour for learning
Julia Lawrence
Reflecting on your teaching
Paul Hopkins
Using evidence to inform teaching
Paul Hopkins
Technology and the new teacher
Clare Head
Speech, language and communication needs
Kamil Trzebiatowski
Building Academic Language in Learners of English as an Additional Language
John Bennett
Grammar, punctuation and spelling
Wendy Jolliffe
Supporting struggling readers and the role of phonics
David Waugh
The wider role of the teacher
Alison McManus
Being mindful of teacher wellbeing

Really informative, lots of practical advice for trainee teachers

Miss Kelly Stewart
Teacher Education, Accrington And Rossendale College
June 19, 2017

This will be beneficial for our trainees to dip into as we are always looking for ways to help trainees improve their practice.
Much of what is mentioned will form the foundation of some of the seminar sessions

Very good

Ms Roz Hornsby
Faculty of Education & Health, Greenwich University
August 25, 2018

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Behaviour For Learning

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