This book provides insights into contemporary issues that inform better behavior management in schools and offers practical advice for improvement through policy, communications, and practice.

Theory That Guides Policy and Practice

Theory that guides policy and practice

This chapter considers the importance of theory and the ideas that underpin theories for behaviour management practice. A brief summary of the main theoretical approaches and their links to how much power they give to pupils and adults in the classroom is followed by a closer exploration of the systemic approach, which has specific implications for creators of policy in behaviour management.

The Importance of Theory

Behaviour management is no different from any other area of education in that it has key thinkers and theorists who have contributed to debate, discussion and the building of a body of work that informs practice. Many theories explicitly and directly inform school practice although many are put into practice ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles