Teachers

PCM

Oct 15, 2015

Focus on defusing: Tips for teachers to manage challenging behaviour

Over 900 pupils are excluded from school every day for abuse and assault, meaning teachers and other school staff are regularly challenged by pupil behaviour. Government guidance makes it clear...

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Education

Mar 28, 2013

Survey Reveals Increase in Disruptive Pupil Behaviour

Results of an Association of Teachers and Lecturers' (ATL) survey show the majority of education staff say there has been a rise in the number of children with emotional, behavioural or mental...

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The News

Jan 23, 2013

Safeguarding Children: Report Calls for Special Measures

BBC News follows up on a story that first came to light in June 2009 with a complaint about children being locked in a padded room with no light or ventilation at the Pupik Referral Unit in...

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Education

Jan 7, 2013

Schools reject union claims over pupil violence

BBC Scotland reports that Scottish councils have rejected claims they fail to give school staff enough protection against violent pupils. The EIS teaching union said schools do not always carry out...

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Crossing

Dec 6, 2012

Ofsted Annual Report - Behaviour Improving

The annual OFSTED report has just been released and In terms of behaviour and safetythe good news is that behaviour is seen to be improving, and is only unsatisfactory (inadequate) in 2% of the...

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E1 - Teacher In Class Room

Oct 3, 2012

Classroom disruption caused by mobile phones on the rise

Following the publication by the Scottish Government of The Behaviour in Scottish Schools study, The Scotsman has reported on the headline findings. It says teachers are being undermined by unruly...

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School Playground

Sep 27, 2012

Inappropriate force? Ex-Hafod y Wern teacher suspended

BBC Wales has reported on a former deputy head who been suspended from teaching for six months after she lifted a six-year-old boy by the armpits and carried him into a school. Deborah Ellis said...

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So

Sep 3, 2012

Schools click with conflict management

Maybo is supporting school staff in East Sussex with an online package to help staff manage difficult behaviour in the classroom. Health and Safety Co-ordinators from primary and secondary schools...

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Crossing

Jun 13, 2012

Bespoke training for school bus service staff

Bus drivers and attendants operating the London Borough of Lewisham’s community bus services have received ‘fit for purpose’ training to help them effectively manage challenging...

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