Managing Behaviour for Learning

  • Course provided by Future Learn
  • Study type: Online
  • Starts: Anytime
  • Price: Free
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Course Description

Discover how behaviour management skills can help you and your students

By effectively managing behaviour in the classroom, your students will benefit and you’ll enjoy your teaching more.

On this course, you’ll explore how your own behaviour influences your students’, and learn how to control your emotional responses when you’re interacting in the classroom. You’ll discover the latest techniques in classroom management and develop your capability to achieve consistency.

You’ll also learn how to properly recognise positive behaviour from your students and build trust in your classroom.

What topics will you cover?

  • Managing your own behaviour to influence your students’ behaviour: controlling yourself, adult behaviour and interacting with students.
  • Using rules and routines to achieve consistency: routines, rules and habits.
  • Intelligent use of recognition to motivate students: recognition, classroom techniques and communicating home.
  • Reducing friction when students behave badly: diverting and diffusing, scripted interventions.
  • Reparation and restorative practice: punishments and restoration.

When would you like to start?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

Who is the course for?

Managing Behaviour for Learning is a continuing professional development (CPD) course for teachers in primary schools, secondary schools and colleges. Newly qualified teachers, returning teachers and experienced teachers will benefit from the range of techniques presented and opportunity to reflect on practice. To get the most out of this course you should be currently teaching in a classroom environment. Teaching assistants and school leadership may also learn from the techniques explored.

Although the course draws from examples experienced in the UK, the course is relevant to an international audience and to teachers of non-STEM subjects.

Who developed the course?

National STEM Learning Centre

The National STEM Learning Centre provides world-class professional development activities and resources to support the teaching of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects.