It can help you to:

  • Deal with common behaviour management problems including lateness, low-level disruption and major confrontations
  • Delve into the psychology of behaviour management
  • Discover strategies for running a classroom ensuring pupils get the most from their lessons

Who should enrol on this course?

Being able to run a classroom where children are free to learn is one of the largest concerns and fears for teachers. It’s also one of the main reasons teachers decide to leave teaching within five years.

This short, professional development course is intended for early-career teachers. It explores classroom management techniques and strategies to help you learn how to deal with some of the most common classroom problems that will enable you to create an environment where children are free to learn.

You’ll learn a number of effective classroom management strategies that focus on both your relationship with the students and the wider school establishment. By the end of this behaviour management training, you will be equipped with the confidence needed to handle the most common classroom problems.

How is the course delivered?

You’ll have online access to a range of videos, articles, presentations and animations that focus on a particular aspect of behaviour management; all of which are tied together through the peer-to-peer discussion threads. You’ll also be given extension materials that allow you to delve further into a particular topic.

Topics include:

  • What is Misbehaviour?
  • The Psychology of Behaviour Management
  • Top Ten Behaviour Management Strategies
  • Advice for Dealing with Misbehaviours
  • ‘Low Level Behaviour’ - How to Deal with it
  • Fight Club: Preventing and Diffusing Major Confrontations
  • How to React to a Confrontational Student
  • Getting Quiet in the Classroom
  • The Need for Rules and Boundaries
  • Setting Out Good Rules and Routines
  • Setting Out Expectations
  • Deterrents, Rewards and Rehabilitation
  • Consequences, Sanctions and Praise?
  • Using Sanctions and Rewards to Best Effect
  • Least to Most Intrusive Intervention
  • How to Talk to a Student Following Misbehaviour
  • Don’t Fall into Bad Habits

Lessons in Behaviour Management