New Perspectives on Spiritual Development
New Perspectives on Spiritual Development is a short booklet written for teachers and published in 2003 by the National Primary Trust. It summarises, in an accessible and practical form, the key messages for teachers of Tony Eaude’s doctoral thesis. The booklet discusses the problems of defining spiritual development and in what senses children do develop spiritually. Seeking an approach which is inclusive for all children, it argues that spiritual development does not occur only within a religious context, but involves a universal search for answers to questions of the ‘Who am I? Where do I fit in? Why am I here?’ type - those related to identity, place and purpose. Tony Eaude argues that these must include painful and potentially painful experiences as well as life-affirming ones and ‘awe and wonder’ experiences. Those who wish to discuss the contents of this booklet should please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Very few copies of the printed version are now available, in part because many were thrown away accidentally during an office move! However a few copies are available by contacting Tony Eaude. The text can be downloaded from npsd (doc, 174K) but those wishing to quote from this publication should note that the page numbers to be used are those of the printed version, not this one, as they differ. In this event, please contact Tony Eaude.
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Developing the expertise of primary and elementary classroom teachers -professional learning for a changing world was published by Bloomsbury Academic in January 2018. A paperback version was published in July 2019. Details of how to order are on the Bloomsbury website.
New Perspectives on Young Children’s Moral Education
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How do expert primary classroom teachers really work? - a guide for teachers, headteachers and teacher educators was published in 2012. For further details, see the publications section of this website or contact email@example.com
Details of how to order are on the Critical Publishing website.
Download flyer (pdf, 3.3MB).
Thinking Through Pedagogy for Primary and Early Years was published in January 2011. For further details see Thinking Through Pedagogy for Primary and Early Years.
Children's Spiritual, Moral, Social and Cultural Development by Tony Eaude (second edition, 2008)
Enhancing Achievement for Young Bilingual Learners
Download flyer (pdf, 410K) by Tony Eaude, published in March 2007
For more details on how to order these, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org