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Welcome to Childcare & Teaching Assistants
Here you will find information and links to the library's resources and useful guides to help you get the most out of your course.
Contact your subject support librarians for more help or to arrange a one-to-one to look at Library resources.
Book - Child care and development
Both illustrated guide and textbook, a comprehensive book about caring for children and how they develop. For GCSE and Level 2 qualifications from CACHE or BTEC.
Online Journal - Nursery world
The UK's leading magazine and website for practitioners and decision-makers across the early years education and childcare sectors.
Online Resource - Box of Broadcasts
BoB is an on demand TV and radio service for education. Record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search the extensive archive.
Practical Ideas, Games and Activities for the Primary Classroom by
A collection of 150 unique games and activities to help support teaching in the primary classroom. Designed with busy teachers in mind, the Classroom Gems series draws together an extensive selection of practical, tried-and-tested, off-the-shelf ideas, games and activities guaranteed to transform any lesson or classroom in an instant.
Teaching Assistant's Handbook for Level 3
The ideal support for those taking a qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools at Level 3. Support the development of children and young people with this hands-on and practical guide, used in a variety of settings including primary, secondary, special and extended schools.
Numeracy and Learning Difficulties by
Numeracy and Learning Difficulties provides guidance on how to develop flexible teaching methods and strategies to improve mathematical skills of students. It discusses common areas of learning difficulty in mathematics, and it looks at ways teachers can determine gaps in students' knowledge, as well as how to develop curricula and problem-solving strategies to address these gaps.
Teaching Assistant's Handbook Level 2 by
Perfect for those taking a qualification in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools at Level 2. Support the development of children and young people with this hands-on and practical guide, used in a variety of settings including primary, secondary, special and extended schools.