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Delivering the Behaviour Challenge

Written in 2009 by the Department for Children, Schools and families, this resource sets out the government's support for behaviour in schools at that time.

Good Practice Resource: Developing Children's Learning Through Work in the Natural Environment

This case study describes how one primary school used a 'forest school' initiative to engage a group of boys who were not keen on school. Inspectors identified the ‘forest school’ as an outstanding feature of environmental education at the school. All the children are involved in activities in the outdoors and in...

Dr Haim Ginott Quote

This Pedagogics resource displays a quote from Dr Haim Ginott entitled "I have come to a frightening conclusion".

Using Rewards: Encouraging Good Behaviour - Case Study

This document from the Department of Education looks at how Stopsley Community Primary School encourages good behaviour by rewarding pupils. The resource explores the school's house point system, resources and support for teachers and their 'red carpet' policy as part of the managing behaviour and bullying in...

Key Teacher Attitudes

A presentation highlighting seven strategies for behaviour management.

Below the Radar: Low Level Disruption in the Country's Classrooms

This report from Ofsted looks at low level classroom disruption. Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector (HMCI) raised concerns about low-level disruption in schools in his Annual Report 2012/13. As a consequence, guidance to inspectors was tightened to place greater emphasis on this issue in routine inspections. In addition...

Learning Behaviour Principles and Practice - What Works in Schools

This report aimed to identify practical examples of good practice that promote good behaviour and that can be adopted by all schools. The authors identified aspects of practice that create the right conditions for good behaviour to be learnt. The authors further comment that whilst school staff work hard to support...

Supporting Children with Challenging Behaviour Through a Nurture Group Approach

The aim of this survey was to analyse the elements of successful nurture group provision and the difference that nurture groups make to the outcomes for students. Nurture groups are small, structured teaching groups for students showing signs of behavioural, social or emotional difficulties, particularly those who...

The use of P-scales in science

This article, by L. Chapman, published in June 2002,  presents a small-scale case study of science assessment for students with special educational needs. The discussion is based on the appropriateness of the assessments as a means of monitoring achievement and in setting targets. It is argued that National...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 18 - Improving the Climate for Learning

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers use to improve the climate for learning. The techniques suggested are tried and tested; they draw on both academic research and the experience of practising teachers.

Contents include:

*Classroom routines


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