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Education - Recommended Sources

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Watch UK TV programmes from 2007 onwards, including many films and useful documentaries.

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Much better than Wikipedia and it even tells you how to set out a reference to what you find. Credo is particularly helpful for Early Childhood and Childhood and Youth Studies. Try out the 'mind map' option to see how your keyword links to others - useful for essay planning and dissertation work.

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The UK Government department responsible for education and children’s services

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An online archive of documents published by the UK Government and related bodies made freely available by the Institute of Education, University of London

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Detailed information allowing you to compare education across 33 countries in Europe from pre-primary through to adult education.

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Helpful resources for UK teachers compiled by The Guardian newspaper (includes job ads)

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Links to the full text of important documents on the development and provision of education in the UK, including major reports from the 1920s onwards and Acts of Parliament from 1825 onwards

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This page contains links to the English National Curriculum and Early Years Foundation Stage

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The UK’s largest independent provider of research, assessment and information services for education, training and children’s services

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The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills which inspects education providers and services which care for children and young people in the UK

Most books for subjects taught in Education are kept on the First Floor in the University Library. Beware! Books about the study and teaching of a specific subject are shelved with that subject e.g. language teaching is 418.0071... with the language books. Useful classmarks to look out for include:

assessment
child psychology & development
childhood studies
curricula
e-learning
early years
education policy
educational management
general management
higher education
primary education
research methods in education
schools & their activities; special education
secondary education
special needs
theories of learning

See also:

You may also find relevant resources listed under: Higher Education Teaching & Learning.

Your Subject Team

Anne Worden

(Faculty Librarian)

Email: anne.worden@port.ac.uk

Phone:(023) 9284 3243

Sharon Bittner

(Assistant Faculty Librarian)

Email: sharon.bittner@port.ac.uk

Phone:(023) 9284 3234