Reviews: Qualifications

6 reviews found for "Qualifications"
Book review : A toolkit for the effective teaching assistant
This is a book review of A toolkit for the effective teaching assistant by Maureen Parker et al., published by Sage in 2009, ISBN 1847879438. It was reviewed by Keith Savage of Stockport College on behalf of ESCalate. The book is really intended for the practitioner preparing for or training for a new role as a TA or HLTA (on NVQ or Foundation Degree programmes perhaps). As such, practitioners/students/candidates will need to pick and choose from...
Book review : Achieving early years professional status
This is a book review of Achieving early years professional status by Denise Reardon, published by Sage in 2009, ISBN 9781847871909. It was reviewed by Margaret Simms of ProCEEd on behalf of ESCalate. This book facilitates reflective practice amongst early years practitioners and steers them towards Early Years Professional Status (EYPS). It draws on research evidence, government policy and the author’s personal experience.Numerous topics are...
Book review : Getting your Ph.D : a practical insider's guide
This is a book review of Getting your Ph.D : a practical insider's guide by Harriet Churchill and Teela Sanders, published by Sage in 2007, ISBN 9781412919944. It was reviewed by Margaret Simms on behalf of ESCalate. Getting your PhD is written for people who are at the beginning of the PhD journey, and as such it fulfils its purpose. However, the title and format of the book are not that much different to Pugh’s book ‘How to Get a PhD’ which is...
Book review : How to achieve your QTS : a guide for students
This is a book review of How to achieve your QTS : a guide for students by Neil Denby, published by Sage in 2008, ISBN 9781847872852. It was reviewed by Liane Purnell of Newman University College on behalf of ESCalate. This book has an intended audience of students in any key stage and on any route. The introduction is very up to date and clearly signposts content. There are very clear and explicit links to the standards which are grouped...
Book review : Preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector (3rd ed.)
This is a book review of Preparing to teach in the lifelong learning sector (3rd ed.) by Ann Gravells, published by Learning Matters in 2008, ISBN 9781844451463. It was reviewed by Anne Freeman of Stourbridge College on behalf of ESCalate. The book is a useful guide to follow to meet the requirements of City and Guilds Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (C&G PTLLS). It is a good introduction for level 3 candidates. It has been...
Book review: Becoming a professional tutor in the lifelong learning sector
This is a book review of Becoming a professional tutor in the lifelong learning sector by Jonathan Tummons, published by Learning Matters in 2010, ISBN 9781844453030. It was reviewed by Lynn Boyle of the University of Dundee on behalf of ESCalate. The book begins with clear explanations of what the reader can expect and will gain from either reading the book all the way through or simply dipping in to each themed chapter. The intention of the...