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CPD Book lists

Lists of published books on EAL, Achievement Ethnicity and Faith, Diversity and Equality, Multiculturalism and Antiracism and Linguistics.


  • Gibbons, Pauline (1993) Learning to Learn in a Second Language. Heinemann.
  • Gibbons, Pauline (2002) Scaffolding Language, Scaffolding Learning. Heinemann.
  • Gibbons, Pauline (2010) English Learners, Academic Literacy and Thinking. Heinemann.
  • Haslam, Liz; Wilkin, Yvonne and Kellet, Edith (2004) English as an Additional Language: Meeting the Challenge in the Classroom. Key features of practice. London: David Fulton.
  • Leung, Constant & Cable, Carrie (eds) (1997) English as an Additional Language: Changing Perspectives. Reading: NALDIC.
  • Leung, Constant & Creese, Angela (eds) (2010) English as an Additional Language: Approaches to teaching linguistic minority students. Reading: NALDIC.
  • Mohan, Bernard; Leung, Constant and Davison, Chris (2001) English as a Second Language in the Mainstream: Teaching, Learning and Identity. Harlow: Longman.
  • Smyth, Geri (2003) Helping Bilingual Pupils to Access the Curriculum. London: David Fulton Publishers.
  • Washbourne, Alice (2011) The EAL Pocketbook. Hampshire: Teachers' Pocketbooks.


Achievement, Ethnicity and Faith

Asian / Asian British heritage

  • Ghuman, Paul A. Singh (2003) Double Loyalties, South Asian adolescents in the West. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
  • Richardson, Robin & Wood, Angela (2004) The Achievement of Pakistani Learners - work in progress. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Shain, Farzana (2003) The Schooling and Identity of Asian Girls. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Wrigley, Terry (2000) The Power to Learn - stories of success in the education of Asian and other bilingual pupils. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.

Black Caribbean / Black African / Black British heritage

  • Blair, Maud (2001) Why Pick On Me? School Exclusion and Black Youth. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Byfield, Cheron (2008) Black Boys Can Make It. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Kahin, Mohamed (1997) Educating Somali Children in Britain. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Nehaul, Kamala (1996) The schooling of children of Caribbean heritage. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Rhamie, Jasmine (2007) Eagles Who Soar: how Black learners find the path to success. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Runnymede Trust (1998) Improving Practice - A whole school approach to raising the achievement of African Caribbean Youth. The Runnymede Trust.
  • Sewell, Tony (1997) Black Masculinities and Schooling - How Black boys survive modern schooling. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Sewell, Tony (2009) Generating Genius. Black boys in search of love, ritual and schooling. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.

Chinese / Chinese British heritage

  • Su, Feng (ed) (2011) Chinese Learning Journeys: chasing the dream. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.

Gypsy / Roma / Traveller heritage.

  • Danaher, Patrick Alan; Coombes, Phyllida and Kiddle, Cathy (2007) Teaching Traveller Children: maximising learning outcomes. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Derrington, Chris and Kendall, Sally (2004) Gypsy Traveller Students in Secondary Schools - culture, identity and achievement. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • O'Hanlon, Christine and Holmes, Pat (2004) The education of Gypsy and Traveller children - towards inclusion and educational achievement. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Tyler, Chris (ed) (2005) Traveller Education - accounts of good practice. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.

Mixed heritage

  • Katz, Ilan (1996) The construction of racial identity in children of mixed parentage: mixed metaphors. London: Jessica Kingsley.
  • Parker, David and Song, Miri (eds) (2001) Rethinking 'Mixed Race'. London, Vancouver: Pluto Press
  • Tizard, B; and Phoenix, A. (1993) Black, White or Mixed Race? London: Routledge.


  • Coles, Maurice Irfan (2008) Every Muslim Child Matters. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Parker-Jenkins, Marie (1995) Children of Islam - a teacher's guide to meeting the needs of Muslim pupils. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Shain, Farzana (2011) The New Folk Devils: Muslim Boys and Education in England. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Van Driel, Barry (ed) (2004) Confronting Islamophobia in Educational Practice.  Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.


Diversity and Equality

  • Conteh, Jean (2003) Succeeding in diversity - cultures, language and learning in primary classrooms. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Gillborn, David and Youdell, Deborah (1999) Rationing Education, Policy, Practice, Reform and Equity. Buckingham: Open University Press.
  • Richardson, Robin (2004) Here, There and Everywhere - belonging, identity and equality in schools. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Siraj-Blatchford, Iram and Clarke Priscilla (2000) Supporting Identity, Diversity and Language in the Early Years. Buckingham: Open University Press.
  • Travers, Penny and Klein, Gillian (eds) (2004) Equal Measures - bilingual and ethnic minority pupils in secondary schools. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.


Multiculturalism and Antiracism

  • Brown, Babette (1998) Unlearning Discrimination in the Early Years. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Gaine, Chris (2005) We're All White, Thanks - the persisting myth about 'white' schools. Stoke-on-Trent: Trentham Books Ltd.
  • Gillborn, David (1995) Racism and Anti-racism in Real Schools. Buckingham: Open University Press.
  • Gillborn, David (2008) Racism and Education: Coincidence and Conspiracy. London: Routledge.
  • Knowles, Eleanor and Ridely, Wendy (2005) Another Spanner in the Works – challenging prejudice and racism in mainly white schools. Trentham Books Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent.
  • Ladson-Billings, Gloria and Gillborn, David (eds) (2004) The Routledge Reader in Multicultural Education: critical perspectives on race, racism and education. London: RoutledgeFalmer.
  • Modood, Tariq. (2007) Multiculturalism A Civic Idea. Cambridge: Polity Press.
  • Parekh, Bhikhu (2000) Rethinking Multiculturalism: Cultural Diversity and Political Theory. London: MacMillan Press.


  • Christie, F. (2012) Language Education throughout the School Years: A Functional Perspective. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons.
  • Christie, F. and Derewianka, B. (2008) School Discourse. London: Continuum.
  • Coffin, C., Donohue, J. and North, S. (2009) Exploring English Grammar: from Formal to Functional. Abingdon: Routledge.
  • Downing and Locke (2006 2nd ed) English Grammar. A University Course. London: Routledge.
  • Halliday, M.A.K. and Matthiessen (2004 3rd ed.) An Introduction to Functional Grammar. London: Hodder Education.
  • Martin, J.R. and Rose, D. (2008) Genre Relations: Mapping Culture. London: Equinox 
  • Martin. J.R. and White P.R.R. (2007) The Language of Evaluation: Appraisal in English. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Swan, M. and Smith, B. eds (2001 2nd ed) Learner English. A teacher’s guide to interference and other problems. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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