1st Edition

Improving Behaviour Management in Your School
Creating calm spaces for pupils to learn and flourish





ISBN 9781138654075
Published October 31, 2016 by Routledge
148 Pages 2 B/W Illustrations

USD $49.95

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Book Description

Improving Behaviour Management in Your School provides a common sense approach to understanding the causes and triggers of students’ challenging behaviour and equips teachers and school leaders with simple tools that can be easily implemented in any school. In his accessible and upbeat style, Tim Dansie uses case studies throughout the book which draw on strategies based on CBT and mindfulness. These strategies have proven to make a huge difference to school life and to how challenging students are managed. Teachers are encouraged to question how schools and classrooms are structured, in order to create environments where all students have the greatest possible opportunity to learn and grow as individuals. This resource includes accessible chapters about:

  • What are the challenging behaviours?
  • What are the causes of challenging behaviours in students?
  • How to work with parents
  • How to get staff on board

This is a must-read for all practising and training teachers who wish to understand the reasons for challenging behaviour and how to improve it.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction  2. So many theories, so many experts, so much information, leading to so much confusion  3. In a perfect world – what does a school look like in a perfect world?  4. What are the challenging behaviours?  5. What are the causes of challenging behaviours in students?  6. Practical classroom strategies  7. Working with parents  8. Getting staff on board  9. Clear procedures and policies relating to managing challenging behaviours in schools  10. Where to from here?

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Biography

Tim Dansie is a freelance education consultant, registered psychologist and teacher. He delivers seminars and training sessions across Australia on managing behaviour.

Reviews

" Teachers are encouraged to question how schools and classrooms are structured and they are given the tools they need to convince senior staff of the need for change, if needed [...] This is a must-read for all practising and training teachers who wish to understand the reasons for challenging behaviour and how to improve it." - Sarah Brew, Parents in Touch