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Course Overview

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. You’ll be supported by other teachers experienced in behaviour management.

Week 1                   

Managing your own behaviour to influence theirs

Welcome and getting started

Controlling yourself

Impact of adult behaviour

Stopping short of your full range

Interacting with students

Week 2

Using rules and routines to achieve consistency




Week 3

                        Intelligent use of recognition to motivate students

                              Question and answer session

Recognition or reward

Techniques for recognition

Week 4

Reducing friction when students behave badly

Diverting and diffusing

Scripted interventions

Week 5

Reparation and restorative practice

Managing Behaviour for Learning is a continuing professional development (CPD) course designed for teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects, focusing mainly on the context of UK secondary schools and colleges.

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

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
  • Assess how your own behaviour influences the behaviour of your students.
  • Apply rules and routines to achieve consistency.
  • Apply recognition intelligently to motivate students.
  • Demonstrate how to reduce friction when students behave badly.
  • Develop reparation and restorative practice.
  • Accredited CPD Certificate