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 Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom

Attachment and Emotional Development in the Classroom

Theory and Practice

Edited by David Colley and Paul Cooper. Foreword by Barry Carpenter

Quick Overview

As part of preparation for the classroom, it's key for trainee teachers to understand the emotional needs of students. This book provides a clear introduction to emotional development and attachment, offering advice and guidance from a diverse range of professional perspectives including psychology, health and education.
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Paperback / softback
2017, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 328pp
ISBN: 9781785921346
$32.95

Description

As of 2016 the Department for Education (DfE) want to ensure all trainee teachers have an understanding of emotional development and attachment, and so this book presents the key concepts that are essential for training in this area to ensure all teachers are up to date.

Attachment issues and mental health have a huge impact on pupils' performance and so an understanding of young people's emotional development is crucial for any teacher. Increasing teachers understanding and skills around emotional development can prevent many long term mental health difficulties in our schools and in our communities.

Key topics such as attachment theory, emotion coaching, tackling disruptive behaviour and the trauma continuum are introduced and explained, with advice and tips for a classroom setting offered throughout. The experiences of practitioners in the field are presented alongside those of researchers, offering a range of diverse perspectives including education, psychology and health. This is an essential text for trainee and practising teachers.

Reviews

'This is an important book. David Colley and Paul Cooper have brought together an important and highly engaging set of contributions to the topic of attachment and emotional development in the classroom. The text grounds recent research in the reality of classroom activity and it will make a very important contribution to the development of practice in schools and the reflections of those who are preparing for professional engagement with some of the most vulnerable young people in our society.'
- Professor Harry Daniels, Department of Education, Oxford University

'Colley and Cooper's new book is very timely. With teachers facing ever-mounting pressures to deliver results, the understanding of the barriers to learning has never been more important. Covering both evidence and impact, this book is desired reading for teaching staff who want to know more about the children in their classrooms and how they learn.'
- Kevin Kibble, Chief Executive of The Nurture Group Network

'An informative, thought-provoking book seamlessly linking theory to practice. A must have for any newly qualified teacher during their first experiences with their very own class to help them to bridge gaps in the understanding of children with complex needs and guide their development more effectively.'
- Verity Tamhne, NQT