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TEAN, the Teacher Education Advancement Network, knows that you value debate with colleagues and benefit from the sharing of ideas. We continue our ‘Let’s talk about …’ series in 2016/17 with the intention of moving forward together towards more consistent (and effective) practice. These debates are intended for those involved in teacher education in HEIs, schools and all other organisations involved in teacher education.

This debate suggests: Let's talk about Behaviour Management

You can join the day in person or by way of a Skype link. Further details below.

This event is relevant from Primary through to FE.

Why it’s a good idea to talk about this: Behaviour management in schools is an area for perennial discussion. There are many theories and talk of ‘easy fixes’ on the one hand and great complexity on the other. Questions are myriad. How is ‘good’ behaviour promoted? What is ‘good’ behaviour? What is ‘bad’ behaviour? What are effective strategies? What about rewards and sanctions? Whose responsibility is behaviour in school? The individual? The school? The senior management? What about ‘low level’ disruption? How can consistency be attained? Is it important how you teach, what you teach, when you teach…? This event aims to give you the opportunity to consider many issues and share ideas and inspirations.

Keynote address

Critical Publishing and TEAN are delighted to welcome Professor Sue Wallace, Nottingham Trent University.

Susan Wallace is Emeritus Professor of Education at Nottingham Trent University where, for many years, part of her role was to support learning on the initial training courses for teachers in the FE sector. She has researched and published extensively on education, training and management of behaviour, and is a popular keynote speaker at conferences. Her particular interests are in mentoring and the motivation and behaviour of students.

Event Details

Date: Monday 27th March 2017

Venue: University of Cumbria, Lancaster campus

Room: AXB (Alexandra Building) 209

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Draft Programme

10.15 Refreshments, welcome and setting up for Skype

10.45 Welcome from TEAN – Alison Jackson and Critical Publishing – Julia Morris

11.00 Keynote: Professor Sue Wallace, Nottingham Trent University

11.45 Questions to Professor Wallace

12.15 Skype delegates leave

12.15 Lunch

13.00 Groups preparation for your presentations

14.00 Refreshments

14.15 Presentations

15.00/15.15 End

There will be a book display from Critical Publishing available throughout the day, with opportunities for special offer purchases.

All Skype delegates will receive a discount code to enable them to access the same offers via the Critical Publishing website.

Fee for attendance in person (full day: this includes refreshments and lunch): £60

Joining by Skype for Business (Lync) (keynote and questions only: for this you will need to be able to access this service. TEAN will set up a test meeting with you before the day to make sure everything is in order. Be sure to select this option when you register.): £25

Book your place at the event by completing the online registration

Closing date for registrations: March 13th, 2017

Potential Skype delegates

Potential Skype delegates, please note with care

From TEAN’s perspective, Critical Publishing’s perspective and the perspective of our keynote speaker Sue Wallace, Skype is an opportunity offered to individuals only, not groups. It is therefore not permissible to invite others to join you on the day.

It is also not permissible to record the event in any way for reasons of Intellectual Property Rights and basic courtesy to our keynote speaker.

We strongly advise that there are better, more interesting ways of using what you personally learn from the day with others.