Positive Behaviour Management for Colleges: A Four-Way Approach


Course introduction

Students today are coming from more diverse backgrounds and with a variety of different experiences and this makes managing their behaviour in FE establishments more challenging. This training course is designed for teaching and non-teaching staff providing a range of strategies, techniques, approaches to promote positive behaviour management and effectively manage behaviour. Time will also be given to making reasonable adjustments for SEMH, improving attendance and punctuality.

What we will cover throughout the day

  • Look at ways to recognise own behaviour/language and how these impact on others;

  • Acquire confidence to improve assertive language;

  • Learn positive verbal strategies to manage low level disruptions;

  • Recognise the defensive part of the behaviour;

  • Discuss practical strategies and support procedures to make reasonable adjustment for behavioural issues;

  • Understand the different facets and complexities of learners with SEMH;

  • Consider the best approaches to maintaining positive classroom boundaries;

  • Understand the difference between assertive, passive, manipulative and aggressive behaviour and help your students to do this;

  • Effective ways to use pedagogy and icebreakers to energise and engage;

  • Understand the impact of absenteeism and lateness, and how this leads to poor retention;

  • Recognise how poor punctuality and attendance can lead to other behavioural issues;

  • Investigate many calm classroom techniques to manage low level disruptions;

  • Explore and design behavioural targets.

Target audience

Ideal for teaching and non-teaching staff in the further education sector and colleges.

Trainers for this course

Hillary Nunn

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"I really, really enjoyed the session. The facilitator was excellent, fun, firm, authoritative and calm. Clearly demonstrated what she put forward.” College of Haringey, Enfield and NE London (CONEL)

"I loved the tips for assertive behaviour, and it was great to get practical ideas for dealing with real classroom behaviour issues. A very well presented and structured session" North Kent College


In-House Training

In-House Training

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