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  1. HONK! When teams come together, organisations fly

    HONK! When teams come together, organisations fly

    OUT JULY 2019: ORDER NOW

    Why read ten books when you can read just one? Drawing on the seminal work of the likes of Steven Covey, Patrick Lencioni, Susan Scott and Daniel Pink, HONK offers a powerful synthesis of everything effective leaders of today need to know.

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    £15.00
  2. The Primary Curriculum Leader's Handbook

    The Primary Curriculum Leader's Handbook

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    OUT 22 MAY 2019: ORDER NOW

    At a time of renewed focus on the curriculum, Roy Blatchford has brought together some of the sharpest thinkers in education in a brilliant mixture of both practical and conceptual essays about what makes for a positive primary curriculum.

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    £15.00
  3. The Secondary Curriculum Leader's Handbook

    The Secondary Curriculum Leader's Handbook

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    At a time of renewed focus on the curriculum, Roy Blatchford has brought together some of the sharpest thinkers in education in a brilliant mixture of both practical and conceptual essays about what makes for a positive secondary curriculum. Perfectly timed to reflect the new Ofsted framework, the contributions reflect a range of thinking, planning and delivery, as schools do it now and will for the future. Learn More
    £15.00
  4. Learning with Leonardo: Unfinished Perfection

    Learning with Leonardo: Unfinished Perfection

    What are the seven key concepts that drove Da Vinci's inventive thinking and how can we still use them to improve our own creativity, 500 years after his death? In pursuit of the unified learning principles that sit at the heart of his work, Ian Warwick and Ray Speakman brilliantly explore the approaches that we need to take to make our own learning more original and thoughtful. Learn More
    £16.00
  5. The Compassionate Teacher

    The Compassionate Teacher

    It's time we reclaimed our mental health, for the sake of everyone in education. This book is the start. Learn More
    £14.00
  6. How To Teach English Literature: Overcoming Cultural Poverty

    How To Teach English Literature: Overcoming Cultural Poverty

    A practical guide to pedagogy in the English classroom, supporting the teaching abstract, classic and challenging texts and concepts. Learn More
    £16.00
  7. Dual Coding With Teachers

    Dual Coding With Teachers

    As part of the discovery of cognitive science, teachers are waking up to the powers of dual coding — combining words with visuals in your teaching. This groundbreaking book is the first to bridge the huge gap between what we know about dual coding and the skills needed to practice it effectively in the classroom.

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    £16.00
  8. Knowledge Quiz: Chemistry

    Knowledge Quiz: Chemistry

    The Knowledge Quiz series is a deviously simple and effective way for students to revise for GCSE subjects.

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    £8.00
  9. Knowledge Quiz: Higher Maths

    Knowledge Quiz: Higher Maths

    The Knowledge Quiz series is a deviously simple and effective way for students to revise for GCSE subjects.

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    £8.00
  10. Knowledge Quiz: Biology

    Knowledge Quiz: Biology

    The Knowledge Quiz series is a deviously simple and effective way for students to revise for GCSE subjects.

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    £8.00
  11. Pursuing Greatness

    Pursuing Greatness

    Pursuing Greatness is the latest in a collection of case studies emanating from the Going for Great programme, run by The London Leadership Strategy. Learn More
    £16.00
  12. Knowledge Quiz: Physics

    Knowledge Quiz: Physics

    The Knowledge Quiz series is a deviously simple and effective way for students to revise for GCSE subjects.

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    £8.00
  13. Knowledge Quiz: Foundation Maths

    Knowledge Quiz: Foundation Maths

    The Knowledge Quiz series is a deviously simple and effective way for students to revise for GCSE subjects.

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    £8.00
  14. The LEADERSHIP Factor: The seven characteristics of exceptional leaders

    The LEADERSHIP Factor: The seven characteristics of exceptional leaders

    Every successful CEO, world-beating sports captain and inspirational teacher exhibits the same characteristics: the 7Cs that together create the Leadership `it' Factor - curiosity, change-ability, charisma, connection, confidence, collaboration and courage. Learn More
    £15.00
  15. Rosenshine's Principles in Action

    Rosenshine's Principles in Action

    AVAILABLE NOW: EMAIL AS@JOHNCATT.COM FOR DISCOUNTS ON BULK ORDERS

    In this concise new guide, Rosenshine fan Tom Sherrington amplifies and augments the principles and further demonstrates how they can be put into practice in everyday classrooms.

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    £10.00
  16. The Thinking School

    The Thinking School

    In this book, headteacher and professional learning expert Dr Kulvarn Atwal presents a model that maximises both formal and informal opportunities for staff development. Through peer learning, modelling, coaching and mentoring, engagement in research and other professional growth activities, the thinking school creates a dynamic collaborative culture that permeates the entire learning community. Learn More
    £14.00
  17. Being the CEO: The six dimensions of organisational leadership

    Being the CEO: The six dimensions of organisational leadership

    The job of a CEO is almost impossible to define. It is the most powerful and influential position in any organisation, yet very little discourse exists that attempts to provide a succinct formula for doing the job, never mind doing it well. In Being the CEO, Michael Pain, the Founder and CEO of Forum Strategy ‚Äď a national company that focuses on strategy and organisational development consultancy ‚Äď approaches the subject with delicacy and well-refined insight. This sharp and insightful book sees Michael use his knowledge and work on organisational strategy and development to lay out the six dimensions of the CEO, which reflects the six areas that are key to sustainable growth and success, with a unique look at sustainable organisational improvement and relevant policy and research insights. 'A timely and important contribution to understanding the role of CEO' ‚Äď Emma Knights OBE Learn More
    £14.00
  18. Words that win: How to win the debates that matter

    Words that win: How to win the debates that matter

    Words that Win is an insider's guide for student debaters, debate coaches, campaigners, politicians and business leaders and anyone who has to persuade people on the issues that matter to society. The book covers topics ranging from how to think strategically about a case to delivering speeches confidently in a large room. The final section of the book argues why every educational institution and business should invest in this activity. Learn More
    £16.00
  19. The Radical Sabbatical: The Millennial Handbook to the Quarter-Life Crisis

    The Radical Sabbatical: The Millennial Handbook to the Quarter-Life Crisis

    OUT 4 JAN 2019, AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER NOW

    So, you hate your job and your avocado obsession will apparently prevent you from ever owning a home? You are not alone; 72% of millennials want to change career completely. Every Sunday night we dread Monday morning and try to cover it up with Netflix binges and office beanbags. It doesn't have to be that way, and nor should it be.

    If you're feeling trapped in your job, The Radical Sabbatical offers a way to rethink your career and figure out what is right for you.

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    £12.00
  20. Love to Teach: Research and Resources for every classroom

    Love to Teach: Research and Resources for every classroom

    Love To Teach: Research and Resources for every classroom is an exciting book that combines the latest educational research with examples of what this can look like in the classroom. Filled with research-informed ideas to support all teachers and leaders in both Primary and Secondary this book would be great for NQTs to more experienced teachers and leaders alike. The educational research is presented in a format which is accessible, helpful and informative and will help inform educators about cutting-edge research in practical and applicable ways. The practical resources are easily adaptable and ready to be implemented in any classroom and are grounded in Kate's own classroom practice.

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    £14.00
  21. Body Clocks: The biology of time for sleep, education and work

    Body Clocks: The biology of time for sleep, education and work

    Our body’s clocks make the difference between happiness and depression, health and illness, and even life and death. The brilliant scientist Paul Kelley and renowned journalist Sian Griffiths make a compelling case for all organisations to allow people to work and study the hours that suit their personal circadian rhythms. That way, they argue, we would all be more productive and a great deal of ill health would be avoided. Learn More
    £16.00
  22. Dogs and their Humans: by Lucy Sewill

    Dogs and their Humans: by Lucy Sewill

    Lucy's intimate portraits give the reader a glimpse of some remarkable, and previously unseen, relationships between some well-known faces and their favourite pets. The result is a revealing series of photographs revealing some truly beautiful bonds. Learn More
    £24.00
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  29. Toxic Schools: how to avoid them and how to leave them

    Toxic Schools: how to avoid them and how to leave them

    Helen Woodley's critically-important action research is an investigation into the effect of working on a toxic schools on teacher mental health and wellbeing. Five teachers share their experiences of working in toxic schools across a variety of settings. Learn More
    £14.00
  30. The Nine Pillars of Great Schools

    The Nine Pillars of Great Schools

    This publication seeks to explore in depth the Nine Pillars of Greatness written by the course leaders of the Going for Great programme. It considers the range of characteristics that define great schooling, from a school's values and ethos, leadership and teaching to its curriculum, approach to professional development, learning community and ongoing self-evaluation. Learn More
    £14.00
  31. How Poems Work: Meanings, techniques and effects in 100 poems from Beowulf to the Iraq War

    How Poems Work: Meanings, techniques and effects in 100 poems from Beowulf to the Iraq War

    Readers of poetry are often told to leave poems alone - to learn them by heart or to enjoy how they sound and leave it at that. This is all very well, except for those readers who have to study poetry at school or university. Or other readers who don't yet enjoy poems because they are daunted by their seemingly impenetrable meanings or inaccessible techniques.

    In this annotated anthology, Robert Gullifer and Matthew Jenkinson demystify poetry while showing that there are many good reasons to pick poems apart. From Beowulf to the Iraq War, a millennium of poetry is presented to give readers a sense of how poems have evolved since we first started writing them down. 

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    £18.00
  32. Baccalauréat international:  50 ans d'éducation pour un monde meilleur

    Baccalauréat international: 50 ans d'éducation pour un monde meilleur

    À l’occasion de son 50e anniversaire, c’est avec fierté que le Baccalauréat International (IB) vous invite à découvrir son premier demi-siècle d’existence. Learn More
    £15.00
  33. Bachillerato Internacional: 50 a√Īos de educaci√≥n para un mundo mejor

    Bachillerato Internacional: 50 a√Īos de educaci√≥n para un mundo mejor

    Para celebrar su 50.¬ļ aniversario, el IB le invita a conocer el recorrido de la organizaci√≥n durante su primer medio siglo de historia. Learn More
    £15.00
  34. The International Baccalaureate: 50 Years of Education for a Better World

    The International Baccalaureate: 50 Years of Education for a Better World

    To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the IB proudly invites you to read about the first half-century of its ongoing story. Learn More
    £15.00
  35. Talent Architects: How to make your school a great place to work

    Talent Architects: How to make your school a great place to work

    Mandy Coalter draws on her extensive HR experience in the schools sector and beyond to support you to build a great place to work where everyone can excel in the interests of the children. She provides practical tips and support that will help to improve staff retention, performance and engagement, while tackling topics such as addressing teacher workload, what really motivates and retains staff and the crucial role that leaders play in ensuring great people management in schools.

    Insightful, captivating and authentic, Mandy suggests fresh and practical new ideas and opportunities to strengthen your school and teachers, better equipping them to support their pupils.

    A graduate in Law, a Fellow of the CIPD and a trained Executive Coach (ILM7), Mandy joined United Learning in 2012 where she developed a 5 Year People Strategy. The United Learning HR team won the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development ‘HR Team of the Year’ in 2016. HR Magazine listed Mandy in the top 40 ‘HR Most Influential’ in 2017 and she was shortlisted for the HR Excellence Awards ‘HR Director of the Year’ 2018.

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    £12.00
  36. Hairdresser or Footballer? Bridging the gender gap in schools

    Hairdresser or Footballer? Bridging the gender gap in schools

    Teaching is a profession where we are persistently trying to ensure that our children have the best possible future, yet gender is still a huge hurdle in terms of expectations. We are setting children up to fail because society instills certain messages in them that can often stop them from achieving what they desire and as teachers, we aren’t always opposing them. Often, teachers are so removed from this issue that they don’t see it going on in their classroom. This book provides thinking points for teachers and useful strategies for schools to overcome this divide and provide equal opportunities for all children. It’s commonplace to see this divide in newspapers and on social media, it’s something that needs to be addressed. As educators, we need to be at the forefront of this revolution.

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    £14.00
  37. Leadership Matters: The Journal 2.0

    Leadership Matters: The Journal 2.0

    This Journal, an updated companion publication to Andy Buck's bestselling book Leadership Matters 3.0, will support you in your reflections, so that you can identify what is most useful for you in the context of your current role and situation. Learn More
    £10.00
  38. Leadership Matters 3.0: How leaders at all levels can create great schools - 3RD EDITION! NOW FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED

    Leadership Matters 3.0: How leaders at all levels can create great schools - 3RD EDITION! NOW FULLY REVISED AND UPDATED

    Leadership Matters: How leaders at all levels can create great schools improves the educational outcomes for children by empowering educational leaders in national, regional and local contexts to examine, refine and develop their management skills.

    Andy takes in-depth and diagnostic approach, encouraging leaders at all levels in schools to think about their own personal qualities; their specific situation; their own leadership actions; and their own overall leadership approach.

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    £14.00
  39. Global Perspectives in Positive Education

    Global Perspectives in Positive Education

    The common goal of the contributing authors in this publication is to engage, learn from and share success in order to energise the positive education movement for the benefit of our young people. This is the greatest contribution we can make to the future of our global society and the wellbeing of its citizens. Learn More
    £16.00
  40. Sustaining Resilience for Leadership: Stories from Education

    Sustaining Resilience for Leadership: Stories from Education

    Julia Steward draws on research findings and on her work as a leadership development coach and facilitator. Reflections on her own experience as a leader illustrate how unconscious habits of thinking and behaviour can hijack our leadership development in any profession. Practical exercises address the question: what can I do about this if it applies to me? Learn More
    £14.00
  41. The Curriculum: Gallimaufry to coherence

    The Curriculum: Gallimaufry to coherence

    Increasingly, across the system, people are talking about knowledge and curriculum. In this timely new book, Mary Myatt is at her brilliant best as she passionately argues that the solutions to overcoming achievement barriers lie in understanding the curriculum and in what children are meant to know. Learn More
    £15.00
  42. Everyone Succeeds: Leadership Matters in action

    Everyone Succeeds: Leadership Matters in action

    Everyone Succeeds is the story of Torquay Academy, where head Steve Margetts has employed the Leadership Matters principles to turn round a failing school into one of the most improved in SW England in just three years. Learn More
    £10.00
  43. Thinking the Unthinkable: A new imperative for leadership in the digital age

    Thinking the Unthinkable: A new imperative for leadership in the digital age

    Through hundreds of interviews and conversations, Nik Gowing and Chris Langdon have analysed the deep new challenges to the human capacity of leaders at the highest keels to accept, understand, embrace then handle the extraordinary processes of change and disruption. This essential book draws on the candid responses. The findings will be disconcerting to leaders at all levels.

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    £15.00
  44. Wholesome Leadership: The Heart, Head, Hands & Health of School Leaders

    Wholesome Leadership: The Heart, Head, Hands & Health of School Leaders

    Spanning the comprehensive perspective of self, school and system, this tour-de-force is both well-informed and uplifting whilst at the same time being full of practical advice and guidance, rooted in the author’s front-line role leading a school.

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    £16.00
  45. The Best For My Child: Did the schools market deliver?

    The Best For My Child: Did the schools market deliver?

    Parent choice, diversity of school provision and the idea of a quasi-market in schools have dominated education policy for the last thirty years since the passage of the 1988 Great Education Reform Act. But has the market worked in the way that was intended? Are schools better? Do we have a fairer school system? Do parents really have choice?

    Author and journalist Fiona Millar looks at why these policies have proved so seductive to a generation of politicians and seeks to uncover whether we really are are doing 'the best for all our children'. If we are not, what could and should future reform look like? Learn More

    £14.00
  46. The School Business Manager's Handbook

    The School Business Manager's Handbook

    This book, published in partnership with ASCL, brings together guidance, advice and tips from school business leaders across the sector. Demonstrating the importance of being an outward facing leader, who knows their value and can clearly communicate their impact. Learn More
    £18.00
  47. Lessons Learned: A life in education

    Lessons Learned: A life in education

    AVAILABLE FROM MAY 17 2018

    Drawing on 38 years of experience, Brian Lightman's perceptive and thoughtful book is a reflective account of his career, looking at the development of the education system both from his perspective as a teacher and school leader and, more recently, as one involved in national policy.

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    £16.00
  48. Great Expectations: Leading an Effective SEND Strategy in School

    Great Expectations: Leading an Effective SEND Strategy in School

    A selection of essays from leading educationalists and school leaders with a track record of improving outcomes for children and young people with additional needs, highlighting the significant role that school leaders play in shaping effective practice in SEND. Learn More
    £15.00
  49. Success is a Journey

    Success is a Journey

    Roy Blatchford is one of the UK's most respected educationists. 'Success is a Journey' is a beautifully written collection of his recent essays about the education landscape, reflecting Roy's very high regard for teaching and schools. Learn More
    £12.00
  50. Other People's Children: What happens to those in the bottom 50% academically?

    Other People's Children: What happens to those in the bottom 50% academically?

    In 2017 Barnaby Lenon, previously the head master of Harrow School, wrote a best-selling book about high-achieving state schools in England (Much Promise). Later that year he went on a tour of Further Education colleges and started to research the fortunes of those who do less well at school. In Other People's Children he writes about the state of vocational education in England and the implications of his findings for a post-Brexit economy. Learn More
    £15.00