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Theories of Behaviour Management

The primary theory included so far has been a behaviourist theory from B. F. Skinner, other theories are available that can assist in behaviour management, such as a cognitivist approach from Jean Piaget and Philip Kendall in which students are encouraged to mentally process their behaviour, this can be extremely effective with a student that […]

Ways of Encouraging Behaviours that Contribute to a Purposeful Learning Environment

Avoiding disruptive behaviour before it occurs while teaching is far more effective than managing poor behaviour once it has occurred. Making effective use of positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement will reduce the need for punishments and sanctions. (Skinner, 1974) developed the theory that behaviour is the result of consequences, both positive or negative. A very […]

The impact of Socio-economic, Cultural and Personal Background, Work History and Educational Achievement on learners.

A learner’s socio-economic, cultural and personal background will have a significant impact on their education, including the aspirations, needs and decision-making process. A very large number (approximately one in five) of families within the UK are deemed to live in poverty, research has shown people who live in poverty face daily challenges that affluent children […]

Key aspects of a organisation’s policies relating to managing behaviours in a learning environment

Current legislation, such as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), Health and Safety at Work Act and the Equality Act, influences educational establishment policy and the organisation’s Code of Conduct on how staff should manage student behaviour. Educational establishments provide a clear Code of Conduct for the behaviour of students, […]

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