- An essential guide telling trainee teachers all they need to know about UK law as it affects them professionally
- Approved by the National Union of Teachers
- Friendly, accessible yet authoritative advice
- Illustrated throughout with specially commissioned cartoons by Independent cartoonist Tim Sanders.
Topics covered include:
Health and Safety
Physical contact with children
Protecting children from abuse
Competence and disciplinary procedures
Special educational needs
This newly revised edition considers the emerging phenomenon of cyber bullying and the wider effects of the digital age.
Jon Berry currently teaches on a range of courses in the School of Education at the University of Hertfordshire. Prior to taking up his post at the University he taught English in comprehensive schools for twenty-eight years, during which time he acted as a lay officer for the National Union of Teachers. He has contributed to the Times Educational Supplement and the Education Section of the Guardian newspaper.
First published May 2007, 3rd edition April 2013; 64pp; paperback