UPGRADE OFFER: Managing behaviour for learning NE700 / A20

5 Weeks
Learning Method
Online Delivered CPD


Online course. Transform your classroom by making small shifts in your own behaviour. You will develop a good understanding of how to be proactive about encouraging good behaviour in your classroom and reactive in responding calmly to poor behaviour. Other areas covered in this course include how to develop the habits of effective behaviour management; mechanisms for communicating success with students, parents and colleagues; how to use group rewards to change behaviour; and how to manage difficult confrontations.

Managing behaviour for learning online course

“It has given me practical ideas to use when managing the behaviour of students, and I feel more confident with delivering them. It has also given a perspective on why students choose to behave as they do." - Course Participant

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Book onto our Managing behaviour for learning online course through the STEM Learning website and you can purchase an upgrade for only £30 +VAT. You will get unlimited access to the course and recognition with a STEM certificate on successful completion.

Usual upgrade price is £62 on FutureLearn.

Join on FutureLearn for free to get time-limited access without a certificate.

Who is it for?

This course is for teachers, teaching assistants, supply teachers, newly qualified teachers, trainee teachers and others involved in the education of young people at primary, secondary or further education (ages 5-19 years).

What topics are covered?

This five week course covers:

  • managing your own behaviour to influence your students’ behaviour: controlling yourself, adult behaviour and interacting with students
  • using rules and routines to achieve consistency: routines, rules and habits
  • intelligent use of recognition to motivate students: recognition, classroom techniques and communicating home
  • reducing friction when students behave badly: diverting and diffusing, scripted interventions
  • reparation and restorative practice: punishments and restoration

This course takes around three hours per week to complete and you do not need to be online at any specific time.

This course began on 14 September 2020, but you can still join to complete the course on your own or with colleague, drawing upon the contributions from other participants and our course mentors.



By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • assess how your own behaviour influences the behaviour of your students
  • apply rules and routines to achieve consistency
  • apply recognition intelligently to motivate students
  • demonstrate how to reduce friction when students behave badly
  • develop reparation and restorative practice



Managing behaviour for learning 19 October 202000:00-23:30Online course


This course is hosted on the FutureLearn social learning platform. The email address you give when you apply will be used to send you joining instructions and information about your course. Please make sure you can be contacted directly with this email address. You will be asked to create a FutureLearn account with the same email address you register, if you do not already have one.

In addition to STEM Learning Terms and Conditions, by booking on this course you are consenting to your details being shared with FutureLearn under their Terms and Conditions for Invited Learners. By booking onto this course, you agree that your information will be held by FutureLearn and National STEM Learning Centre as data controllers in common, and your progress on this course will be monitored by STEM Learning.

If you have booked in advance of the course being available, you will receive access to the course on FutureLearn no later than the course start date.

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Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£30.00 +VAT
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£30.00 +VAT

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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