Behaviour in schools and colleges is a complex issue, with various opinions and strict approaches, particularly in the UK. It can be challenging to establish consistency because of everything that’s thrown at schools and colleges to deal with.
Adele Bates, joins Dale today for a great discussion on ‘Leading behaviour in schools and colleges’. As a Behaviour and Education Specialist, Adele brings a wealth of experience to the podcast and draws on research experiences from around the world.
It’s not appropriate to bounce a ball in an English lesson, but if you bounce the same ball in a basketball lesson it’s a good thing – it’s all about context! Adele explains why behaviour is so complex because of its dependence on context. Rules, routines and boundaries are integral to school communities but the context of behaviour changes and therefore so do the rules, punishments etc.
Listen to find out how to support young people with tools so they can learn how to manage their own behaviour to be appropriate in different contexts. Adele emphasises the importance of ensuring that staff have access to support and training to effectively address behaviour issues in a consistent manner.
About Adele Bates
Behaviour and Education Specialist, International Keynote Speaker & Author
“I’ve had juice poured on my head, been whacked by a skateboard – and have taught a year 7 pupil who has experienced severe trauma, how to read their first ever word…”
Adele Bates empowers school leaders and teachers to support pupils with behavioural needs and SEMH to thrive with their education. She’s an award winning International Keynote Speaker, a featured expert on teenagers and behaviour for BBC Radio 4, the author of “Miss, I don’t Give A Sh*t,” Engaging with Challenging Behaviour in Schools, from Sage & Corwin Press, and is a fully funded International Researcher in Finland, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica on Behaviour & Inclusion, as well as teaching for nearly 20 years… For her tips and resources check out adelebateseducation.co.uk.
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