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Should prison officers be recruited to support behaviour in schools?

Amelia Roberts. Last month The TES revealed that prison officers are being sought by recruitment agency Principal Resourcing to deal with ‘behaviour issues and disruptions’ in Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate and Wakefield. The image this conjures up is rather unfortunate, and

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Pupil disruption in the classroom: what is the real picture?

Andrew Jenkins.  A favourable classroom climate – essentially one in which there is a well-ordered and calm environment – is likely to be conducive to learning and therefore important for pupil progress. Conversely, disruption in the classroom will hamper student

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Posted in International comparisons, Teachers, Teaching, learning, curriculum & assessment

Does developing bad behaviour in primary school affect a child’s grades?

Praveetha Patalay. A few mischievous children acting out in a classroom and disrupting an entire lesson is a common scenario that teachers deal with. However, trouble-making children who hit out and misbehave are not only disruptive to teachers and classrooms,

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Posted in Special educational needs and psychology, Teaching
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