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Sue Cowley

Sue Cowley is a writer, presenter and teacher trainer, and the author of more than 25 books on education, including How to Survive your First Year in Teaching. Her international bestseller, Getting the Buggers to Behave, is a fixture on university lists, and has been translated into ten different languages. After training as an early years teacher, Sue taught English and drama in secondary schools in the UK and overseas, and she also worked as a supply teacher. She now spends her time writing educational books and articles and is a columnist for Teach Nursery, Teach Primary and Nursery World magazines. Sue works internationally as a teacher trainer, as well as volunteering in primary classrooms and helping to run her local preschool.

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Publications by Sue Cowley

The Artful Educator

This book is a rallying cry for an artful attitude…

Road School

Frustrated by a regime of statutory testing, and keen for…

Author Blog

Group Work

October 26 2016

“Don’t do that!” “You stay here. I’ll go over there.” “It’s her turn. Let her have a go!” “Oww!!!” “Sorry. I didn’t mean to hurt you.” “Shall we do something else now?” It being half term, our home has been … Continue reading

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Where Do You Come From?

October 05 2016

In my dreams, I would come from a family of Spanish desperadoes, or exiled Russian princesses. My ancestors would have crossed tropical seas, fought with pirates, made their fortunes panning gold. Instead, I was brought up in a suburb of London … Continue reading

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