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Behaviour Management in Schools

Behaviour Management in Schools

by Ritchie Cunningham

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This short book gives an introduction into managing behaviour in a school setting. Written by a former high school headteacher who was in post for 23 years. The book sets out by giving some answers to basic questions about behaviour management in schools illustrated with personal insights. The book builds towards the last two chapters which outline a sample training course for staff and then an outline of a sample school policy and procedure. The book will be of interest to teachers of any background as well as managers charged with maintaining order in schools. Contents include: Why manage behaviour in schools? What is low-level disruption? What is required of schools – in regard to behaviour management? Developing a behaviour management policy. Rules Rewards Sanctions for poor behaviour. Developing a school ethos or culture. How to manage pupil behaviour in the classroom. The importance of teacher professionalism. The basic elements of behaviour management. A staff training programme. One school's behaviour management scheme.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940162397922
Publisher: Ritchie Cunningham
Publication date: 05/06/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 377 KB

About the Author

Robert Ritchie Cunningham


Ritchie Cunningham was born in Stirling and attended seven schools in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England, completing his schooling for the final two years at Lenzie Academy. Graduating from the University of Glasgow with Honours in Geography.

Career History
Teacher of Geography, Economics and Geology at Cumbernauld High School from 1977-1980
Principal Teacher of Geography and Modern Studies at John Neilson High School in Paisley 1980-1984
Field Development Officer – Geography – Scottish Examination Board 1984-1986
Adviser in Social Subjects, Highland Region 1986 -1991
Rector (headteacher) Inverness High School 1991-2014

From the start of his career, he has been involved in writing educational materials, articles and staff training materials. The first written during his first appointment in Cumbernauld High School between 1977-1980.
Provided in-service training on curriculum development assessment and innovation at a national level and also to several Local Authorities over the years.
Written/co-written over 25 publications including:
"Diagnostic Assessment - A teachers view" in Programmed Learning and Educational Technology; Journal of AETT
-Co-author of "Core Themes in Geography"- two books for Higher Grade Geography.
-Co-author of Core Topics in Geography - four copymaster sets for senior school geography
-Co-author of Credit Geography - a textbook for Standard Grade
-Co-author of People and Place - a textbook for 5-14 Geography
Also three Radiovision programmes for BBC Radio Scotland.

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