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In Drama, Narrative and Moral Education (Falmer Press pound;14.95), Joe Winston, a drama lecturer at Warwick University, explores the use of traditional tales in primary schools. Drawing upon recent theories of narrative and moral learning, he argues his case for the role of educational drama in primary pupils' moral education and presents detailed analysis of three traditional tales and the drama lessons they inspired.

Language Teacher Education (Arnold pound;45pound;14.99), by Jon Roberts, is an introduction to language teacher training and development for teachers and providers in pre-service and in-service programmes. It is illustrated with a range of case studies.

In Mentoring and Tutoring By Students (Kogan Page pound;15.99), contributors from a range of countries, including Australia and South Africa, give accounts of developments in this growing field.

Despite safety concerns, outdoor education remains a valuable means of developing teamwork, leadership and planning skills. Outdoor Education: Theory and Practice by Nicholas P Gair (Cassell pound;16.99) provides examples of good practice and resources for youth leaders.

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