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LRC resources for teacher education

Credo Reference


      Topic pages

      Credo Reference has thousands of subject specific topic pages - a great place to start exploring a topic. Each topic page provides an

      encyclopaedia entry or dictionary definition, entries from other books on Credo, YouTube videos, images, links to news articles, and an interactive

      mind map of your topic and related topics. Find some example topic pages below:

Adult Education Classroom Management Curriculum
Inclusive Education Learning Styles Mentoring
Special Education Teacher Training Teaching

Department for Education

Department for Education

Department for Education

Information on Government policy affecting education and children’s services. Includes access to publications.




   Examples of some information you can find on the above website:

   Addressing workload in initial teacher education (ITE)

   Find postgraduate teacher training courses in England​

   Initial teacher education: inspections and outcomes​

   Adult education budget funding and performance management rules 2018 to 2019

Excellence Gateway

Excellence Gateway

Excellence Gateway

An online portal for staff in the Further Education and Skills sector. It provides resources to support teaching and learning including teaching materials for a range of curriculum areas.




   Examples of some information you can find on the above website:

   Vision West Nottinghamshire College: Reaching new heights with data for learner responsive provision

   Mentoring Guidance

   Opening doors to progress

   Employability targets 

Geoff Petty

Geoff Petty

Geoff Petty

Website of the author of ‘Teaching Today’ and ‘Evidence Based Teaching’. Provides downloadable teaching materials and self-assessment tools.



   Examples of some information you can find on the above website:

   Teaching Style 

   Active Learning 

   Research and Links


Times Educational Supplement (TES)



Website of the Times Education Supplement providing news, jobs, reviews and debates, as well as free access to the TES archive from Oct 1994 to present.


   Examples of some articles you can find on the above website:


   Want to improve education       'Want to improve education? Give teachers professional freedom'

   7 negative mindsets teachers need to avoid        7 negative mindsets teachers need to avoid      

   The 33 books every teacher should read        The 33 books every teacher should read

   How to deal with NQT stress         How to deal with NQT stress