Guides and factsheets

ATL is unrivalled in the range and quality of its free printed and downloadable guidance and advice.

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Playing to learn

A guide to child-led play and its importance for thinking and learning, commissioned by ATL from Di Chilvers.

Assessment literacy for wise decisions

The publication of this fourth edition could not occur at a more critical time.

Learning: a sense-maker's guide

This book is not merely about making sense of learning.

Supporting education: the role of higher level teaching assistants

This publication brings together relevant national guidance on higher level teaching assistants (HLTAs) and real-life examples, offering a picture of HLTAs working with teachers to support high quality learning and teaching

An intelligent look at emotional intelligence

As attitudes shift to a more human and humane view of what education should be about, Professor Guy Claxton provides a timely and thought-provoking critique of emotional intelligence and emotional literacy, issues which are gaining increasing currency and popularity.

Right from the start: early years education, policy and practice

Written for anyone with an interest in early years education, this publication provides information about developments in early years services and sets out ATL's priorities for early years policy and practice