Bad behaviour begins at home

14th October 2005 at 01:00
A survey of 750 teachers published this week by Teachers' TV found that more than 80 per cent blamed a lack of parental control for school behaviour problems. More than a third blamed weak or inconsistent discipline policies, and a quarter an unimaginative curriculum.

A fifth of the teachers said that at least 15 per cent of their teaching time was disrupted by discipline problems.

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