Professional Development

  1. School Board Governance Training

    School Board Governance Training

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    An 'Effective International Schools Series' publication. Written by William Powell, Nicholas Bowley and Gail Schoppert, this book of case studies is designed to assist school boards and administrators in international schools... Learn More
    £14.99
  2. Empowering Kids to Shape our Future

    Empowering Kids to Shape our Future

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    Empowering Kids to Shape our Future:
    Inspirational Global Issues Lessons for Primary School Children
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    £14.99
  3. Heads

    Heads

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    Expert advice for changing times Learn More
    £12.50
  4. Mind Your Head: An Emotional Intelligence Guide for School Leaders

    Mind Your Head: An Emotional Intelligence Guide for School Leaders

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    How the Headteacher can best cope with the enormous mental and emotional challenges of the job and still get the best out of everyone around them.

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    £15.99
  5. Effective New Facilities

    Effective New Facilities

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    An 'Effective International Schools Series' publication. Do you know what a 'punch list' is? Can you do 'construction math'? Have you got the neighbour on your side? Learn More
    £7.95
  6. Senior Management Teams

    Senior Management Teams

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    Essays in Leadership for changing times Learn More
    £12.50
  7. Effective Learning Support in International Schools

    Effective Learning Support in International Schools

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    An 'Effective International Schools Series' publication. This helpful book addresses the issues of Special Educational Needs within the context of international schools. Learn More
    £14.95
  8. The Leading Schools Set

    The Leading Schools Set

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    A box set of all eight books in the popular Leading Schools in the 21st Century series.

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    £70.00
  9. Information Literacy in Action

    Information Literacy in Action

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    An 'Effective International Schools Series' publication. Carol Gordon on learning to use information resources effectively. Learn More
    £14.99
  10. Heads of Department

    Heads of Department

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    Essays in leadership for changing times Learn More
    £12.50
  11. Effective Libraries in International Schools

    Effective Libraries in International Schools

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    An 'Effective International Schools Series' publication. Preparing students to be efficient, effective, and independent users of the information world. Learn More
    £12.99
  12. Effective Fund Finding in International Schools

    Effective Fund Finding in International Schools

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    An 'Effective International Schools Series' publication. Written by Gillian Horsley, this guide provides examples and practical suggestions on different aspects of fundraising techniques. Learn More
    £10.99
  13. The International Schools Journal Compendium, Vol 2

    The International Schools Journal Compendium, Vol 2

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    Volume 2: Culture and the International School: Living, learning and communicating across cultures Learn More
    £14.95
  14. Head to House

    Head to House

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    Essential advice on good boarding practice by 12 HMC Heads, with a foreword by Esther Rantzen. Edited by Vivian Anthony and Charles Bush. Learn More
    £12.95
  15. Education as a Commodity

    Education as a Commodity

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    Applying Market Forces to educational provision, and how they affect functions of the learning process. Learn More
    £14.95
  16. International Perspectives on Special Educational Needs

    International Perspectives on Special Educational Needs

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    A collection of expert reports contributing an international approach to Special Educational Needs. Edited by Colin Brock and Rosarii Griffin, University of Oxford. Learn More
    £16.50
  17. Governance in International Schools

    Governance in International Schools

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    School governance is a complex and sometimes emotional topic - this book provides a straightforward and useful guide for board members, administrators and faculty. Learn More
    £7.95
  18. i2 = independent + innovative

    i2 = independent + innovative

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    Examples of innovation in HMC schools Learn More
    £14.95
  19. Head to HoD

    Head to HoD

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    12 HMC Heads offer advice to Heads of Departments on how to improve the management of their departments. Edited by Vivian Anthony & John M Moore. Learn More
    £8.95
  20. Third Culture Kids

    Third Culture Kids

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    The Children of Educators in International Schools Learn More
    £14.99
  21. Newly Qualified Teachers

    Newly Qualified Teachers

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    and other entrants into teaching...Sixteen writers with a wealth of experience provide invaluable advice Learn More
    £12.50
  22. Effective Marketing, Communications and Development

    Effective Marketing, Communications and Development

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    This latest publication from the ECIS/CIS Effective International Schools series is concise, easy to read and aims to show people how 'do-able' marketing and advancement can be. Learn More
    £14.99
  23. Pastoral Work

    Pastoral Work

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    Nineteen writers with a wealth of varied experience provide invaluable advice on the social and educational context in which we work. Learn More
    £12.50
  24. Public Relations, Marketing and Development

    Public Relations, Marketing and Development

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    This inspiring new book, the sixth in our popular Leading Schools in the 21st Century series, focuses on the specific requirements of marketing in independent schools in the UK. Learn More
    £12.50
  25. The work of the bursar: a Jack of all trades?

    The work of the bursar: a Jack of all trades?

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    The seventh in our popular Leading Schools in the 21st Century series. Learn More
    £12.50
  26. Governance and Governors

    Governance and Governors

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    The eighth and final book in the popular Leading Schools in the 21st Century series is co-sponsored by AGBIS. Drawing on their personal experience, 16 contributors explain why governance is now a more demanding and multi-faceted role than in days gone by. Learn More
    £12.50
  27. Physical Education and Sport in Independent Schools

    Physical Education and Sport in Independent Schools

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    A collection of chapters investigating the importance of PE and Sport in Independent schools.
    Edited by Malcolm Tozer, former director of PE and housemaster at Uppingham School. Learn More
    £15.99
  28. Learning and Teaching about Islam

    Learning and Teaching about Islam

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    With a foreword by HRH Prince Hassan bin Talal of Jordan, this collection of contributions by leading educators is aimed as a step towards improving intercultural understanding.

    Now published. Learn More

    £14.95
  29. Effective Data Management for Schools

    Effective Data Management for Schools

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    This latest publication from the ECIS Effective International Schools series provides a simple yet comprehensive guide to the role and importance of data and how it can be used to improve all aspects of school life.

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    £15.99
  30. Breaking through the language barrier

    Breaking through the language barrier

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    This concise and informative book provides strategies and practical advice that teachers can use every day in the classroom to help ESL students understand and get to grips with their subject. Learn More
    £11.99
  31. Effective Governance: Greater accountability for raising school standards (FASNA)

    Effective Governance: Greater accountability for raising school standards (FASNA)

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    This new book takes a practical approach, with key questions, key actions and key information supported by case studies of good practice from a wide variety of schools. Learn More
    £10.00
  32. The OIQ Factor: Raising your school's organizational intelligence

    The OIQ Factor: Raising your school's organizational intelligence

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    A fascinating book for teachers and school leaders who are looking for ways to raise the organizational intelligence quotient (OIQ) of their classrooms and their schools. Ideal for educators who perceive themselves as the facilitators of learning. Learn More
    £14.99
  33. Exploring Issues of Continuity: The International Baccalaureate in a wider context

    Exploring Issues of Continuity: The International Baccalaureate in a wider context

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    Exploring Issues of Continuity: The IB in a wider context examines ‘continuity’ across the IB programmes and more widely across the sphere of international education. Learn More
    £14.99
  34. Taking Forward the Primary Curriculum

    Taking Forward the Primary Curriculum

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    Each order for this book comes with a FREE copy of The National Curriculum in England: Key stages 1 and 2 framework document, published by the DfE in September 2013.

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    £12.99
  35. Lifting Our Heads

    Lifting Our Heads

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    Independent schools face the extraordinary challenge of the rise of the ‘educational consumer’ – parents who know what they want and expect value for their money. In a time of austerity, how can we continue to deliver the best education money can buy? Learn More
    £12.99
  36. Teaching Assistants in International Schools

    Teaching Assistants in International Schools

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    The number and variety of international schools around the world is increasing at a remarkable rate. As it does so, the role of the teaching assistant in their classrooms is also undergoing change and expansion. Learn More
    £12.99
  37. Prepare your Daughter for Boarding

    Prepare your Daughter for Boarding

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    This book offers advice from a mother on how to prepare girls for their first experience of boarding school. It is ideal for parents who have already decided that boarding is the best option and is a guide to preparing our daughter so that she can get the most out of the wonderful opportunity she has been given. Learn More
    £12.99
  38. Learning in a Digitalized Age: Plugged in, turned on, totally engaged?

    Learning in a Digitalized Age: Plugged in, turned on, totally engaged?

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    All professional learning communities agree that there is added value in utilizing technologies to enhance and facilitate student success. This volume seeks a critical and informed answer to one of the most important educational questions of the day: how successful will learners be in the digital age? Learn More
    £14.99
  39. The Restless School

    The Restless School

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    What is the cocktail of successful schools and their leaders? They are restless. There is a paradox at their core: they are very secure in their systems, values and successes, yet simultaneously seeking to change and improve. These schools look inwards to secure wise development; they look outwards to seize innovation which they can hew to their own ends and, importantly, make a difference to the children and students they serve. That is the restless school.

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    £12.99
  40. Boarding Schools: All you need to know

    Boarding Schools: All you need to know

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    Based on extensive research and interviews with a huge number of school representatives, educational experts, parents and students, Victoria Davies Jones and Jennifer Ma provide the latest insights, practical tips and advice to all international parents so you may match your child to the "right" school! Learn More
    £12.99
  41. Leaders of Learning

    Leaders of Learning

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    Rob Stokoe, director of the highly-regarded Jumeirah English Speaking School in Dubai, examines with enthusiasm and passion the impact of purposeful leadership and the impact of key educational philosophies and thinking, all of which impacts on curriculum and student growth. Learn More
    £12.99
  42. Effective Financial Management: A Practical Guide for School Business Managers and Governors

    Effective Financial Management: A Practical Guide for School Business Managers and Governors

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    This well-grounded and practical guide provides the reader with a flavour of the outstanding work carried out by school business management professionals across the country. Case studies lead readers to understand how people at the frontline have responded to the demands made upon them by government, by Ofsted and by the Education Funding Agency.

    Buy two copies of Effective Financial Management for £20. Simply add two copies into your shopping cart and the discount will automatically be applied.

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    £13.00
  43. Classroom in the Cloud

    Classroom in the Cloud

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    Classroom in the Cloud aims to focus the minds of teachers and school leaders to take advantage of the opportunities presented by the online revolution and the emergence of blended learning.

    Alex McGrath, Head of King’s Ely Senior School in Cambridgeshire, argues that with planning and co-ordination, huge benefits can be reaped from new ways of learning, complementing the traditions of British education. He looks at the implications for the UK of e-learning practices and techniques introduced overseas and urges teachers and leaders to face the challenges posed by new technology and embrace change.

    “Important. Timely. Thought-provoking. Anyone involved in schools needs to read this.” Ian Yorston, Director of Digital Strategy, Radley College, Oxfordshire

    “This is a very exciting call to arms, offering good, practical advice to those who may feel out of their depth. It offers a clear debate and a real vision of the future of education in this country.” Gerry Holden, Headmaster of Dover College

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    £12.99
  44. A Practical Guide: National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers

    A Practical Guide: National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers

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    This Practical Guide seeks to illuminate the National Standards of Excellence for Headteachers, presenting a range of perspectives to bring the text alive for current and future school leaders and for those with the vital responsibilities of proper governance. 

    Discounts available for multiple copies. Please email booksales@johncatt.com to enquire.

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    £10.00
  45. Headstrong: 11 Lessons of School Leadership

    Headstrong: 11 Lessons of School Leadership

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    Headstrong: 11 Lessons of School Leadership draws on Sally's experience of 40 years of working in challenging schools, and a decade of leading some of the toughest schools in London and shows aspiring leaders how to create vibrant centres of learning in our most broken communities.

    Contact booksales@johncatt.com for discounts available on multiple copies.

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    £14.99
  46. Teaching for Character

    Teaching for Character

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    Super-charged learning through 'The Invisible Curriculum'. The first book in the Invisible INK series, Teaching for Character offers practical advice to help encourage grit and determination in children – important foundations in any future success in or out of school.

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    £10.00
  47. Playful Pedagogies: How Young Children Learn in International and Multicultural Settings

    Playful Pedagogies: How Young Children Learn in International and Multicultural Settings

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    This book considers international and multicultural learning environments from both theoretical and practical perspectives, written by specialists in early years education in the UK and in international contexts.

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    £13.00
  48. Teaching for Creativity

    Teaching for Creativity

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    The Invisible Ink Series gives teachers the secret ingredients to unlock the full potential of children's learning abilities. Too often in formal schooling, creativity and curiosity are taught out of children. Teaching for Creativity offers practical advice on how to ensure that this does not happen. Learn More
    £10.00
  49. A Practical Guide: Outdoor Learning

    A Practical Guide: Outdoor Learning

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    An informative, practical and authoritative guide that makes the argument for undertaking outdoor and adventurous learning - and offers advice for how to organise trips to enable students and teachers to get the most from them. Inspiring enthusiasm for real learning and growing, it provides opportunities for children, young people and their teachers to seek memorable experiences and develop life-long interests.

    Published in partnership with the National Education Trust.

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    £7.00
  50. Love to teach: Bring out the best in you and your class

    Love to teach: Bring out the best in you and your class

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    LOVE TO TEACH takes a fresh look at the challenges facing teaching staff today and explores how they can meet them in a way that optimises both their sense of wellbeing and job satisfaction and ensures that every pupil in their class makes progress above national expectation.

    Written by Professor Sonia Blandford of award-winning charity Achievement for All.

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    £12.00